Inaccessible or Underground Power Cable Failures That Disable Accident Mitigation Systems or Cause Plant Transients, 9979-9980 [E7-3854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 6, 2007 / Notices Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; Room 10236; New Executive Office Building; Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Walter Kit, NASA PRA Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JE000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–1350, Walter.Kit1@hq.nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Information collection is required to evaluate bids and proposals from offerors to award contracts with an estimated value less than $500,000 for required goods and services in support of NASA’s mission. II. Method of Collection NASA collects this information electronically where feasible, but information may also be collected by mail or fax. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES III. 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E7–3862 Filed 3–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Inaccessible or Underground Power Cable Failures That Disable Accident Mitigation Systems or Cause Plant Transients Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of Issuance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued Generic Letter (GL) 2007–01 to all holders of operating licenses for nuclear power reactors, except those who have permanently ceased operation and have certified that fuel has been removed from the reactor vessel. The NRC is issuing this GL to: (1) Inform licensees that the failure of certain power cables can affect the functionality of multiple accident mitigation systems or cause plant transients, (2) Inform licensees that in the absence of adequate monitoring of cable insulation, equipment could fail abruptly during service, causing plant transients or disabling accident mitigation systems, (3) Ask licensees to provide information on the monitoring of E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1 9980 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 6, 2007 / Notices inaccessible or underground electrical cables, and Require that addressees submit a written response to the NRC in accordance with NRC regulations in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Section 50.54(f). This Federal Register notice is available through the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) under Accession Number ML070470317. DATES: The GL was issued on February 7, 2007. ADDRESSES: Not applicable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberley Corp, (301) 415–1091 or by email kar1@nrc.gov or Matthew McConnell at (301) 415–1597 or e-mail mxm4@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NRC Generic Letter 2007–01 may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from the ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/NRC/ADAMS/ index.html. The ADAMS number for the GL is ML070360665. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if you have problems in accessing the documents in ADAMS, contact the NRC Public Document Room reference staff at 1–800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737 or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of February 2007. For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Theodore R. Quay, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. E7–3854 Filed 3–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION cprice-sewell on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 177th meeting on March 20–22, 2007, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The schedule for this meeting is as follows: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 11 a.m.–11:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:35 Mar 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 11:05 a.m.–12 p.m.: Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) Workshop on Cementitious Materials Used in Waste Determination Activities (Open)—Professor Barry Scheetz from the Pennsylvania State University will brief the Committee on a SRNL-sponsored workshop that examined the use of cementitious materials in radioactive waste management applications. This workshop was held on December 12– 14, 2006, in Aiken, South Carolina. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Stakeholder Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)— Representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and H322 Consulting LLC will brief the Committee on their views on the moderator exclusion issue in transportation canisters for spent nuclear fuel. 2:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) / U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Views on Moderator Exclusion (Open)—An INL/DOE representative will brief the Committee on an upcoming license application requesting NRC approval for the DOE Standardized Spent Nuclear Fuel Canister relying on the use of moderator exclusion. 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.: Round Table Discussion on Moderator Exclusion (Open)—ACNW Member Ruth Weiner will lead a follow up discussion with the previous presenters and representatives from NRC’s Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards (NMSS), Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation (SFST), on the technical and regulatory issues surrounding the moderator exclusion issue. 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: ACNW Meeting with NRC Commissioner Gregory B. Jaczko (Open)—Commissioner Jaczko will address the Committee on current topics and issues of common interest. Wednesday, March 21, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–10 a.m.: Update by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on the Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Design (Open)—A Department representative will update the Committee on the status of DOE design activities for surface facilities for the proposed geologic repository. Briefing is also expected to examine repository design options for spent PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 nuclear fuel handling in light of the TAD (transportation-aging-disposal) canister decision-making. 10:15 a.m.–12 p.m.: ACNW Action Plan for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008 (Open)—The Committee will discuss and approve its Action Plan for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2008. 1 p.m.–2 p.m.: Briefing on Shieldalloy, New Jersey, Site Decommissioning Plan (Open)—Staff from the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME) will brief the Committee on the Decommissioning Plan for the Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation’s complex decommissioning site. 2 p.m.–3 p.m.: Updated EPRI Response on Potential Igneous Event at Yucca Mountain (Open)—NRC staff recently reviewed reports prepared by EPRI on magma interactions with the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. EPRI representatives will provide the Committee with their comments on the staff’s review. 3:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Discussions may include content of future letters and scope of future Committee Meetings. Thursday, March 22, 2007 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: ACNW White Paper on Volcanism (Open)— Followup discussion from February working group meeting; general review of observations, revisions, and summary conclusions for the White Paper on Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain. 12:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Discussions may include the ACNW Action Plan as well as future Committee Meetings. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006 (71 FR 60196). In accordance with these procedures, oral or written statements may be presented by members of the public. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 6, 2007)]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION


Inaccessible or Underground Power Cable Failures That Disable 
Accident Mitigation Systems or Cause Plant Transients

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued 
Generic Letter (GL) 2007-01 to all holders of operating licenses for 
nuclear power reactors, except those who have permanently ceased 
operation and have certified that fuel has been removed from the 
reactor vessel. The NRC is issuing this GL to:
    (1) Inform licensees that the failure of certain power cables can 
affect the functionality of multiple accident mitigation systems or 
cause plant transients,
    (2) Inform licensees that in the absence of adequate monitoring of 
cable insulation, equipment could fail abruptly during service, causing 
plant transients or disabling accident mitigation systems,
    (3) Ask licensees to provide information on the monitoring of

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inaccessible or underground electrical cables, and
    Require that addressees submit a written response to the NRC in 
accordance with NRC regulations in Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations Section 50.54(f).
    This Federal Register notice is available through the NRC's 
Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) under 
Accession Number ML070470317.

DATES: The GL was issued on February 7, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Not applicable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberley Corp, (301) 415-1091 or by 
email kar1@nrc.gov or Matthew McConnell at (301) 415-1597 or e-mail 
mxm4@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NRC Generic Letter 2007-01 may be examined, 
and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR) at One 
White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, 
Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically 
from the ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the 
NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/NRC/ADAMS/index.html. The ADAMS number 
for the GL is ML070360665.
    If you do not have access to ADAMS or if you have problems in 
accessing the documents in ADAMS, contact the NRC Public Document Room 
reference staff at 1-800-397-4209 or 301-415-4737 or by e-mail to 
pdr@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of February 2007.

    For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Theodore R. Quay,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E7-3854 Filed 3-5-07; 8:45 am]
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