Radiation Protection, 69065-69066 [2014-27519]

Download as PDF 69065 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 224 Thursday, November 20, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 10 CFR Part 20 [NRC–2009–0279] RIN 3150–AJ29 Radiation Protection Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On July 25, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published for comment an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a draft regulatory basis. The draft regulatory basis would identify potential changes to the NRC’s current radiation protection regulations. The potential changes, if implemented, would achieve a closer alignment between the NRC’s radiation protection regulations and the recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) contained in ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on November 24, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on the ANPR to provide additional time for members of the public and other stakeholders to develop and submit their comments. DATES: The comment period in the notice published on July 25, 2014 (79 FR 43284) is extended. Comments should be filed no later than March 24, 2015. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission 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): rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:19 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–NRC–2009–0279. 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. • Email comments to: Rulemaking.Comments@nrc.gov. If you do not receive an automatic email reply confirming receipt, then contact us at 301–415–1677. • Fax comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission at 301– 415–1101. • Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff. • Hand deliver comments to: 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (Eastern Time) Federal workdays; telephone: 301–415–1677. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. • Comments that contain proprietary or sensitive information: Please contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document to determine the most appropriate method for submitting these comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cardelia Maupin, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–2312; email: Cardelia.Maupin@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2009– 0279 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain 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–2009–0279. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 • 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 ANPR document is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML14183B023. • 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–2009– 0279 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 your 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. II. Background On July 25, 2014 (79 FR 43284), the NRC published for comment an ANPR to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a draft regulatory basis. The draft regulatory basis would identify potential changes to the NRC’s current radiation protection regulations. E:\FR\FM\20NOP1.SGM 20NOP1 69066 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / Proposed Rules The potential changes, if implemented, would achieve a closer alignment between the NRC’s radiation protection regulations and the recommendations in ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The ANPR identifies specific questions and issues with respect to a possible revision of NRC’s radiation protection requirements. Stakeholder comments, including responses to the specific questions, will be considered by the NRC staff when it develops the draft regulatory basis. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on November 24, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public and other stakeholders to develop and submit their comments. The deadline for submitting comments is extended to March 24, 2015. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 14th day of November 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Laura A. Dudes, Director Division of Material Safety, State, Tribal and Rulemaking Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2014–27519 Filed 11–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 431 [Docket No. EERE–2013–BT–STD–0030] RIN 1904–AD01 Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers: Public Meeting and Availability of the Preliminary Technical Support Document Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and availability of preliminary technical support document. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a public meeting to discuss and receive comments about the preliminary analysis it has conducted for purposes of considering amended energy conservation standards for commercial packaged boilers. The meeting will cover four topics: The analytical framework, models, and tools that DOE is using to evaluate potential standards for this equipment; the results of preliminary analyses performed by DOE for this equipment; potential energy conservation standard levels derived from these analyses that DOE could consider for this equipment; and any other issues relevant to the rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:19 Nov 19, 2014 Jkt 235001 development of amended energy conservation standards for commercial packaged boilers. In addition, DOE encourages written comments about these subjects. DATES: Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on December 9, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Washington, DC. DOE must receive requests to speak at the meeting before 4 p.m. ET, December 1, 2014. DOE must receive a signed original and an electronic copy of any statement to be given at the public meeting before 4 p.m. ET, November 24, 2014. Comments: DOE will accept comments, data, and other information regarding this rulemaking before or after the public meeting, but no later than January 20, 2015 See section IV, ‘‘Public Participation,’’ of this notice of public meeting (NOPM) for details. ADDRESSES: To inform interested parties and to facilitate this process, DOE has prepared a preliminary technical support document (TSD) that is available on the DOE Web site at: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ appliance_standards/rulemaking.aspx/ ruleid/79. Additionally, DOE plans to allow for participation in the public meeting via webinar. The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E–089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. All participants will undergo security processing upon building entry. Any participant with a laptop computer or similar device (e.g., tablets), must undergo additional screening. To attend via webinar, please register here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/ 440130353. Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE–2013–BT–STD–0030 and/or Regulation Identification Number (RIN) 1904–AD01, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: PkgdBoilers2013STD0030@ ee.doe.gov. Include the docket number EERE–2013–BT–STD–0030 and/or RIN 1904–AD01 in the subject line of the message. • Postal Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Comments, data, relevant documents and information may be submitted on printed paper or compact disc (CD) via postal mail. However, such will be PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 necessarily delayed, and may be damaged, during the postal mail screening process. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Comments, data, relevant documents and information may be submitted in person or by courier. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. Contact Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone (202) 586–2945. Docket: The commercial packaged boilers docket (EERE–2013–BT–STD– 0030) is available for review at www.regulations.gov. It includes relevant Federal Register notices, the Framework Document, public comments, public meeting attendee lists and transcripts, and other relevant documents/materials. All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt from public disclosure. The www.regulations.gov Web page contains instructions on how to access all documents in the docket, including public comments. Also, the DOE Web page for commercial packaged boilers (which includes additional information about existing standards and test procedures, and the history and impacts of previous DOE regulatory actions for this category of equipment) may be viewed at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ appliance_standards/product.aspx/ productid/74, and contains links to the aforementioned docket. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see section IV, ‘‘Public Participation,’’ of this document. For further information on how to submit a comment, review other public comments and the docket, or participate in the public meeting, contact Ms. Brenda Edwards at (202) 586–2945 or by email: Brenda.Edwards@ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Raba, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies, EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–8654. Email: Jim.Raba@ee.doe.gov. Mr. Eric Stas, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC–33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–9507. Email: Eric.Stas@hq.doe.gov. E:\FR\FM\20NOP1.SGM 20NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 224 (Thursday, November 20, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-27519]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 224 / Thursday, November 20, 2014 / 
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

10 CFR Part 20

[NRC-2009-0279]
RIN 3150-AJ29


Radiation Protection

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: On July 25, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
published for comment an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) 
to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a draft 
regulatory basis. The draft regulatory basis would identify potential 
changes to the NRC's current radiation protection regulations. The 
potential changes, if implemented, would achieve a closer alignment 
between the NRC's radiation protection regulations and the 
recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological 
Protection (ICRP) contained in ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The public 
comment period was originally scheduled to close on November 24, 2014. 
The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on the ANPR to 
provide additional time for members of the public and other 
stakeholders to develop and submit their comments.

DATES: The comment period in the notice published on July 25, 2014 (79 
FR 43284) is extended. Comments should be filed no later than March 24, 
2015. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is 
practical to do so, but the Commission 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-NRC-2009-0279. 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.
     Email comments to: Rulemaking.Comments@nrc.gov. If you do 
not receive an automatic email reply confirming receipt, then contact 
us at 301-415-1677.
     Fax comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission at 301-415-1101.
     Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and 
Adjudications Staff.
     Hand deliver comments to: 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 
Maryland 20852, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (Eastern Time) Federal 
workdays; telephone: 301-415-1677. For additional direction on 
obtaining information and submitting comments, see ``Obtaining 
Information and Submitting Comments'' in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this document.
     Comments that contain proprietary or sensitive 
information: Please contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document to determine the most 
appropriate method for submitting these comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cardelia Maupin, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-2312; email: 
Cardelia.Maupin@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2009-0279 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
obtain 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-2009-0279.
     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 
ANPR document is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML14183B023.
     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-2009-0279 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 your 
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.

II. Background

    On July 25, 2014 (79 FR 43284), the NRC published for comment an 
ANPR to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a draft 
regulatory basis. The draft regulatory basis would identify potential 
changes to the NRC's current radiation protection regulations.

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The potential changes, if implemented, would achieve a closer alignment 
between the NRC's radiation protection regulations and the 
recommendations in ICRP Publication 103 (2007).
    The ANPR identifies specific questions and issues with respect to a 
possible revision of NRC's radiation protection requirements. 
Stakeholder comments, including responses to the specific questions, 
will be considered by the NRC staff when it develops the draft 
regulatory basis. The public comment period was originally scheduled to 
close on November 24, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public 
comment period to allow more time for members of the public and other 
stakeholders to develop and submit their comments. The deadline for 
submitting comments is extended to March 24, 2015.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 14th day of November 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Laura A. Dudes,
Director Division of Material Safety, State, Tribal and Rulemaking 
Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2014-27519 Filed 11-19-14; 8:45 am]
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