Applicability of ASME Code Case N-770-1, as Conditioned by Federal Regulation, to Branch Connection Butt Welds, 48933 [2015-19968]

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[FR Doc. 2015–20126 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2014–0232] Applicability of ASME Code Case N– 770–1, as Conditioned by Federal Regulation, to Branch Connection Butt Welds Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Regulatory issue summary; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2015–10, ‘‘Applicability of ASME Code Case N– 770–1, as Conditioned by Federal Regulation, to Branch Connection Butt Welds.’’ This RIS is intended to inform addressees about reactor coolant system Alloy 82/182 branch connection dissimilar metal nozzle welds that may be of a butt weld configuration and, therefore, require inspection under the NRC’s regulations. This RIS is addressed to all holders of an operating license or construction permit for a pressurized water nuclear power reactor under applicable NRC regulations, except those who have permanently ceased operations and have certified that fuel has been permanently removed from the reactor vessel. DATES: The RIS is available as of August 14, 2015. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2014–0232 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Aug 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC 2014–0232. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. 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Tanya Mensah, Acting Chief, Generic Communications Branch, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2015–19968 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48933 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Future Plant Designs Notice of Meeting The ACRS Subcommittee on Future Plant Designs will hold a meeting on August 18, 2015, Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The meeting will be open to public attendance. The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Tuesday, August 18, 2015—8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Subcommittee will discuss sections of the NuScale Design-Specific Review Standard. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with the NRC staff and other interested persons regarding this matter. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2014-0232]


Applicability of ASME Code Case N-770-1, as Conditioned by 
Federal Regulation, to Branch Connection Butt Welds

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) 2015-10, ``Applicability of ASME Code 
Case N-770-1, as Conditioned by Federal Regulation, to Branch 
Connection Butt Welds.'' This RIS is intended to inform addressees 
about reactor coolant system Alloy 82/182 branch connection dissimilar 
metal nozzle welds that may be of a butt weld configuration and, 
therefore, require inspection under the NRC's regulations. This RIS is 
addressed to all holders of an operating license or construction permit 
for a pressurized water nuclear power reactor under applicable NRC 
regulations, except those who have permanently ceased operations and 
have certified that fuel has been permanently removed from the reactor 
vessel.

DATES: The RIS is available as of August 14, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2014-0232 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may obtain 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 2014-0232. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; 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.
     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: Jay Collins, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555-
0001; telephone: 301-415-4038; email: Jay.Collins@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC published a notice of opportunity 
for public comment on this RIS in the Federal Register (79 FR 63446) on 
October 23, 2014. The public comment period was extended in the Federal 
Register (79 FR 70897) on November 28, 2014, to allow more time for 
members of the public to develop and submit their comments. The agency 
received comments from five commenters. The staff considered all 
comments, which resulted in minor clarifications to the RIS. The 
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. ML15068A119.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of August 2015.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tanya Mensah,
 Acting Chief, Generic Communications Branch, Division of Policy and 
Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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