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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2012-0179]


Relationship Between General Design Criteria and Technical 
Specification Operability

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Regulatory issue summary; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing 
Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2013-05, ``NRC Position on the 
Relationship Between General Design Criteria and Technical 
Specification Operability.'' This RIS clarifies the NRC staff's 
position on the relationship between the general design criteria (GDC) 
for nuclear power plants and technical specification operability. In 
addition, the RIS clarifies the process for addressing any structure, 
system, or component nonconforming condition with GDC as incorporated 
into a plant's current licensing basis.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2012-0179 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access information related to this document, which the NRC 
possesses and is publicly available, using any of the following 
methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2012-0179. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-492-
3668; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the 
search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and then select ``Begin Web-
based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's 
Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-
4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The RIS is available 
electronically in ADAMS under Accession No. ML13056A077 and on the 
NRC's public Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/gen-comm/reg-issues/ (select RIS 2013-05).
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Alexion, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-1326; email: Thomas.Alexion@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC published a notice of opportunity 
for public comment on this RIS in the Federal Register (77 FR 45282) on 
July 31, 2012. The agency received comments from two commenters.
    The staff considered all comments which resulted in some changes to 
the RIS, and its evaluation of these comments and the resulting changes 
to the RIS are discussed in a publicly available memorandum which is in 
ADAMS under Accession No. ML13085A189.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of May, 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Eric E. Bowman,
Acting Chief, Generic Communications Branch, Division of Policy and 
Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2013-13352 Filed 6-4-13; 8:45 am]
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