Safety-Related Steel Structures and Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Other Than Reactor Vessels and Containments, 50190 [2021-19178]

Download as PDF 50190 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 7, 2021 / Notices Day Event/activity A + 53 ............... A + 60 ............... >A + 60 ............. (Contention receipt +25) Answers to contentions whose development depends upon access to SUNSI. (Answer receipt +7) Petitioner/Intervenor reply to answers. Decision on contention admission. [FR Doc. 2021–17612 Filed 9–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2020–0038] Safety-Related Steel Structures and Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Other Than Reactor Vessels and Containments Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Regulatory guide; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.243, ‘‘Safety-Related Steel Structures and Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Other Than Reactor Vessels and Containments.’’ RG 1.243 is a new guide that proposes guidance to meet regulatory requirements for safetyrelated steel structures and steel plate composite walls for other than reactor vessels and containments by endorsing with exceptions, the 2018 edition of ANSI/ANS N690–2018, ‘‘Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities.’’ DATES: RG 1.243 is available on September 7, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2020–0038 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 Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0038. Address questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; telephone: 301–415–0624; email: Stacy.Schumann@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individuals 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 https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) sradovich on DSKJLST7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:30 Sep 04, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in this document. • Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request to the PDR via email at pdr.resource@nrc.gov or call 1– 800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. RG 1.243 and the regulatory analysis may be found in ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML21089A032 and ML20339A559, respectively. Regulatory guides are not copyrighted, and NRC approval is not required to reproduce them. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward O’Donnell, telephone: 301–415– 3317, email: Edward.ODonnell@nrc.gov and Marcos Rolon Acevedo, telephone: 301–415–2208, email: Marcos.RolonAcevedo@nrc.gov. Both are staff of the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Discussion The NRC is issuing a new guide in the NRC’s ‘‘Regulatory Guide’’ series. This series was developed to describe and make available to the public information regarding methods that are acceptable to the NRC staff for implementing specific parts of the agency’s regulations, techniques that the NRC staff uses in evaluating specific issues or postulated events, and data that the NRC staff needs in its review of applications for permits and licenses. RG 1.243 was issued with a temporary identification of Draft Regulatory Guide, DG–1304. II. Additional Information The NRC published a notice of the availability of DG–1304 in the Federal Register on February 10, 2021 (86 FR 8928) for a 45-day public comment period. The public comment period closed on March 29, 2020. Public comments on DG–1304 and the staff responses to the public comments are PO 00000 Frm 00179 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U:\07SEN1.SGM available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML21089A033. III. Congressional Review Act This RG is a rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act (5 U.S.C. 801–808). However, the Office of Management and Budget has not found it to be a major rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act. IV. Backfitting, Forward Fitting, and Issue Finality Issuance of this RG does not constitute backfitting as defined in section 50.109 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ‘‘Backfitting,’’ and as described in NRC Management Directive 8.4, ‘‘Management of Backfitting, Forward Fitting, Issue Finality, and Information Requests’’; constitute forward fitting as that term is defined and described in MD 8.4; or affect issue finality of any approval issued under 10 CFR part 52, ‘‘Licenses, Certificates, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.’’ As explained in this regulatory guide, applicants and licensees are not required to comply with the positions set forth in this regulatory guide. Dated: August 31, 2021. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2020-0038]


Safety-Related Steel Structures and Steel-Plate Composite Walls 
for Other Than Reactor Vessels and Containments

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Regulatory guide; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing 
Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.243, ``Safety-Related Steel Structures and 
Steel-Plate Composite Walls for Other Than Reactor Vessels and 
Containments.'' RG 1.243 is a new guide that proposes guidance to meet 
regulatory requirements for safety-related steel structures and steel 
plate composite walls for other than reactor vessels and containments 
by endorsing with exceptions, the 2018 edition of ANSI/ANS N690-2018, 
``Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear 
Facilities.''

DATES: RG 1.243 is available on September 7, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0038 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 Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0038. Address 
questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; 
telephone: 301-415-0624; email: [email protected]. For technical 
questions, contact the individuals 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 https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, 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 [email protected]. The ADAMS accession number for each 
document referenced (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first 
time that it is mentioned in this document.
     Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies 
of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request 
to the PDR via email at [email protected] or call 1-800-397-4209 or 
301-415-4737, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.
    RG 1.243 and the regulatory analysis may be found in ADAMS under 
Accession Nos. ML21089A032 and ML20339A559, respectively.
    Regulatory guides are not copyrighted, and NRC approval is not 
required to reproduce them.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward O'Donnell, telephone: 301-415-
3317, email: [email protected] and Marcos Rolon Acevedo, 
telephone: 301-415-2208, email: [email protected]. Both are 
staff of the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research at the U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Discussion

    The NRC is issuing a new guide in the NRC's ``Regulatory Guide'' 
series. This series was developed to describe and make available to the 
public information regarding methods that are acceptable to the NRC 
staff for implementing specific parts of the agency's regulations, 
techniques that the NRC staff uses in evaluating specific issues or 
postulated events, and data that the NRC staff needs in its review of 
applications for permits and licenses.
    RG 1.243 was issued with a temporary identification of Draft 
Regulatory Guide, DG-1304.

II. Additional Information

    The NRC published a notice of the availability of DG-1304 in the 
Federal Register on February 10, 2021 (86 FR 8928) for a 45-day public 
comment period. The public comment period closed on March 29, 2020. 
Public comments on DG-1304 and the staff responses to the public 
comments are available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML21089A033.

III. Congressional Review Act

    This RG is a rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act (5 
U.S.C. 801-808). However, the Office of Management and Budget has not 
found it to be a major rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act.

IV. Backfitting, Forward Fitting, and Issue Finality

    Issuance of this RG does not constitute backfitting as defined in 
section 50.109 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), 
``Backfitting,'' and as described in NRC Management Directive 8.4, 
``Management of Backfitting, Forward Fitting, Issue Finality, and 
Information Requests''; constitute forward fitting as that term is 
defined and described in MD 8.4; or affect issue finality of any 
approval issued under 10 CFR part 52, ``Licenses, Certificates, and 
Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.'' As explained in this regulatory 
guide, applicants and licensees are not required to comply with the 
positions set forth in this regulatory guide.

    Dated: August 31, 2021.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Meraj Rahimi,
Branch Chief, Regulatory Guide and Programs Management Branch, Division 
of Engineering, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
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