Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors, 73898 [2013-29302]

Download as PDF 73898 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2013 / Notices permit application meets the applicable standards of the Atomic Energy Act and the Commission’s regulations, and that required notifications to other agencies and bodies have been made, the Commission will issue a construction permit, in the form and containing conditions and limitations that the Commission finds appropriate and necessary. This notice of docketing of the construction permit application does not begin a review to determine whether the proposed SHINE facility should operate. A separate application for an operating license must be submitted for NRC review and approval and, if docketed, would be the subject of a separate Federal Register notice. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 2nd day of December, 2013. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Alexander Adams, Jr., Chief, Research and Test Reactors Licensing Branch, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2013–29303 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Draft NUREG; request for comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making available for public comment a draft NUREG, NUREG–1021, Revision 10, ‘‘Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors.’’ DATES: Submit comments by February 7, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC staff is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject): • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2013–0227. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 17:03 Dec 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 comment submission available to the public in this docket. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in you comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at http:// www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Kellum, telephone: 301–415– 5305, email: jim.kellum@nrc.gov; Richard Pelton, telephone: 301–415– 1028, email: rick.pelton@nrc.gov. Both of the Office of New Reactors; or Timothy Kolb, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001; telephone: 301–415–1428, email: timothy.kolb@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: INFORMATION CONTACT Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2013– 0227 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may access publicly-available information related to this document by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2013–0227. • 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/readingrm/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 ADAMS accession number for the draft NUREG is ML13325A090. • 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. The draft NUREG provides policy and guidance for the development, administration, and grading of examinations used for licensing operators at nuclear power plants pursuant to the Commission’s regulations in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 55, ‘‘Operator Licenses.’’ This draft NUREG also provides guidance for maintaining operators’ licenses, and for the NRC to conduct requalification examinations when necessary. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 236 (Monday, December 9, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-29302]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2013-0227]


Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft NUREG; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making 
available for public comment a draft NUREG, NUREG-1021, Revision 10, 
``Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors.''

DATES: Submit comments by February 7, 2014. Comments received after 
this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC 
staff is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or 
before this date.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods 
(unless this document describes a different method for submitting 
comments on a specific subject):
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0227. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
of this document.
     Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Chief, Rules, 
Announcements, and Directives Branch (RADB), Office of Administration, 
Mail Stop: 3WFN-06-44M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001.
    For additional direction on accessing information and submitting 
comments, see ``Accessing Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Kellum, telephone: 301-415-5305, 
email: jim.kellum@nrc.gov; Richard Pelton, telephone: 301-415-1028, 
email: rick.pelton@nrc.gov. Both of the Office of New Reactors; or 
Timothy Kolb, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-
1428, email: timothy.kolb@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0227 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
access publicly-available information related to this document by any 
of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0227.
     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 ADAMS accession number 
for the draft NUREG is ML13325A090.
     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.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2013-0227 in the subject line of your 
comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make 
your comment submission available to the public in this docket.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in you 
comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at http://www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into 
ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove 
identifying or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS.

Discussion

    The draft NUREG provides policy and guidance for the development, 
administration, and grading of examinations used for licensing 
operators at nuclear power plants pursuant to the Commission's 
regulations in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) 
Part 55, ``Operator Licenses.'' This draft NUREG also provides guidance 
for maintaining operators' licenses, and for the NRC to conduct 
requalification examinations when necessary.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 2nd day of December, 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Michael Junge,
Chief, Operator Licensing and Human Performance Branch, Division of 
Construction Inspection and Operational Programs, Office of New 
Reactors.
[FR Doc. 2013-29302 Filed 12-6-13; 8:45 am]
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