Reliability Assurance Program, 33220 [2014-13515]

Download as PDF 33220 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 111 / Tuesday, June 10, 2014 / Notices II. Background The NRC is requesting comment on this draft EPFAQ. This process is intended to describe the manner in which the NRC may provide interested outside parties an opportunity to share their individual views with NRC staff regarding the appropriate response to questions raised on the interpretation or applicability of EP guidance issued or endorsed by the NRC, before the NRC issues an official response to such questions. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, on June 3, 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Pamela Baker, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Preparedness and Response, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response. [FR Doc. 2014–13514 Filed 6–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2009–0476] Reliability Assurance Program Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Interim staff guidance; withdrawal. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the withdrawal of Design Certification (DC) and Combined License (COL) Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) No. 18 (DC/COL– ISG–018), Revision 0, ‘‘Interim Staff Guidance on Standard Review Plan, Section 17.4, ‘Reliability Assurance Program.’ ’’ SUMMARY: The effective date of withdrawal of this ISG is July 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2009–0476 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may access publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2009–0476. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:55 Jun 09, 2014 Jkt 232001 (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection 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 each document referenced in this document (if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is referenced. DC/COL– ISG–018, Revision 0 is available electronically under ADAMS Accession No. ML103010113. • 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: Jonathan DeGange, telephone: 301–415– 6992; email: Jonathan.DeGange@ nrc.gov, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: COLISG–018, this guidance has been incorporated in SRP Section 17.4 and the NRC staff is withdrawing DC/COL– ISG–018. I. Background the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the Operating Reactors Business Line (Public Meeting) (Contact: Trent Wertz, 301–415– 1568) This meeting will be Web cast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. 4:00 p.m. Briefing on Security Issues (Closed—Ex. 1) DC/COL–ISG–018 was issued in October 2009 to provide clarification and guidance on the application of Section 17.4, ‘‘Reliability Assurance Program,’’ of NUREG–0800, ‘‘Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants.’’ The staff issued DC/COL–ISG– 018 to provide clear guidance for performing safety reviews of the Reliability Assurance Program (RAP). DC/COL–ISG–018 clarified the acceptance criteria and evaluation findings contained in Standard Review Plan (SRP) Section 17.4 in support of the NRC reviews of the DC and COL applications. The ISG also made changes to the roles and responsibilities of individual branches in the Office of New Reactors that review the RAP. II. Discussion The staff published a notice of solicitation for public comment on DC/ COL–ISG–018 on October 30, 2009 (74 FR 56243). The staff considered comments received and then issued the final guidance on March 28, 2011 (76 FR 17159). The staff has since updated SRP Section 17.4 and issued the revised section for use and comment on June 11, 2013 (78 FR 35072). At this time the staff plans to finalize this guidance in June 2014. As anticipated in DC/ PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of May 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Joseph Colaccino, Branch Chief, Policy Branch, Division of Advanced Reactors and Rulemaking, Office of New Reactors. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2009-0476]


Reliability Assurance Program

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Interim staff guidance; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the 
withdrawal of Design Certification (DC) and Combined License (COL) 
Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) No. 18 (DC/COL-ISG-018), Revision 0, 
``Interim Staff Guidance on Standard Review Plan, Section 17.4, 
`Reliability Assurance Program.' ''

DATES: The effective date of withdrawal of this ISG is July 10, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2009-0476 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access publicly-available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2009-0476. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection 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 each document referenced in this document 
(if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time 
that a document is referenced. DC/COL-ISG-018, Revision 0 is available 
electronically under ADAMS Accession No. ML103010113.
     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: Jonathan DeGange, telephone: 301-415-
6992; email: Jonathan.DeGange@nrc.gov, Office of New Reactors, U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    DC/COL-ISG-018 was issued in October 2009 to provide clarification 
and guidance on the application of Section 17.4, ``Reliability 
Assurance Program,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the 
Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants.'' The staff 
issued DC/COL-ISG-018 to provide clear guidance for performing safety 
reviews of the Reliability Assurance Program (RAP). DC/COL-ISG-018 
clarified the acceptance criteria and evaluation findings contained in 
Standard Review Plan (SRP) Section 17.4 in support of the NRC reviews 
of the DC and COL applications. The ISG also made changes to the roles 
and responsibilities of individual branches in the Office of New 
Reactors that review the RAP.

II. Discussion

    The staff published a notice of solicitation for public comment on 
DC/COL-ISG-018 on October 30, 2009 (74 FR 56243). The staff considered 
comments received and then issued the final guidance on March 28, 2011 
(76 FR 17159). The staff has since updated SRP Section 17.4 and issued 
the revised section for use and comment on June 11, 2013 (78 FR 35072). 
At this time the staff plans to finalize this guidance in June 2014. As 
anticipated in DC/COLISG-018, this guidance has been incorporated in 
SRP Section 17.4 and the NRC staff is withdrawing DC/COL-ISG-018.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of May 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Joseph Colaccino,
 Branch Chief, Policy Branch, Division of Advanced Reactors and 
Rulemaking, Office of New Reactors.
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