Measuring, Evaluating, and Reporting Radioactive Material in Liquid and Gaseous Effluents and Solid Waste, 52933 [2021-20565]

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[FR Doc. 2021–20542 Filed 9–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2020–0278] Measuring, Evaluating, and Reporting Radioactive Material in Liquid and Gaseous Effluents and Solid Waste Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Regulatory guide; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing revision 3 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.21, ‘‘Measuring, Evaluating, and Reporting Radioactive Material in Liquid and Gaseous Effluents and Solid Waste.’’ The revision of RG describes an approach that is acceptable to the staff of the NRC to meet regulatory requirements for; (1) measuring, evaluating, and reporting plant related radioactivity in effluents and solid radioactive waste shipments from NRC licensed facilities, and (2) assessing and reporting the public dose to demonstrate compliance with NRC regulations. DATES: Revision 3 of RG 1.21 is available on September 23, 2021. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2020-0278]


Measuring, Evaluating, and Reporting Radioactive Material in 
Liquid and Gaseous Effluents and Solid Waste

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Regulatory guide; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing 
revision 3 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.21, ``Measuring, Evaluating, and 
Reporting Radioactive Material in Liquid and Gaseous Effluents and 
Solid Waste.'' The revision of RG describes an approach that is 
acceptable to the staff of the NRC to meet regulatory requirements for; 
(1) measuring, evaluating, and reporting plant related radioactivity in 
effluents and solid radioactive waste shipments from NRC licensed 
facilities, and (2) assessing and reporting the public dose to 
demonstrate compliance with NRC regulations.

DATES: Revision 3 of RG 1.21 is available on September 23, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0278 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-2020-0278. Address 
questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; 
telephone: 301-415-0624; email: [email protected]. For technical 
questions, contact the individual(s) 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.
    Revision 3 of RG 1.21 and the regulatory analysis may be found in 
ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML21139A224 and ML20287A434, respectively.
    Regulatory guides are not copyrighted, and NRC approval is not 
required to reproduce them.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Garry, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, telephone: 301-415-2766, email: 
[email protected], and Kyle Song, Office of Nuclear Regulatory 
Research, telephone: 301-415-3637, email: [email protected]. Both are 
staff of 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.

II. Additional Information

    Revision 3 of RG 1.21 was issued with a temporary identification of 
Draft Regulatory Guide (DG) 1377. The NRC published a notice of the 
availability of DG-1377 in the Federal Register on January 5, 2021, (86 
FR 326) for a 45-day public comment period. The public comment period 
closed on February 19, 2021. Public comments on DG-1377 and the staff 
responses to the public comments are available under ADAMS under 
Accession No. ML21132A226.

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

    Revision 3 of RG 1.21 does not constitute backfitting as defined in 
10 CFR 50.109, ``Backfitting,'' and as described in NRC Management 
Directive (MD) 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 the issue 
finality of any approval issued under 10 CFR part 52. As explained in 
Revision 3 of RG 1.21, applicants and licensees would not be required 
to comply with the positions set forth in the RG.

    Dated: September 17, 2021.

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