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Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-02382
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will convene a teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on March 10, 2016, to discuss the draft report of the ACMUI Training and Experience for Authorized Users of Alpha, Beta and Gamma Emitters (Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Section 35.390) Subcommittee. This report will include the subcommittee's recommendation for the total number of training and experience hours for authorized users for 35.390 that is necessary for safety. Meeting information, including a copy of the agenda and handouts, will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc- collections/acmui/meetings/2016.html. The agenda and handouts may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Sophie Holiday using the information below.
Portland General Electric Company; Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation in Columbia County, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-02381
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for its review and approval of the decommissioning funding plan submitted by Portland General Electric Company (PGE), on December 13, 2012, for the Trojan independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI).
Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Consideration of Approval of Transfer of Licenses and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2016-02380
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of a direct license transfer application filed by Luminant Generation Company, LLC (Luminant Power) on November 12, 2015, and supplemented by letter dated December 9, 2015. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-87 and NPF-89 for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2 (CPNPP), and general license for independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) from the current holder, Luminant Power, to as yet unnamed companies, herein identified as Comanche Peak LLC (CP LLC), as owner, and Operating Company LLC (OpCo LLC), as operator. Both the units are Pressurized Water Reactor design, 3612 megawatts thermal units, located in Somervell County, Texas. The ISFSI is also located within a separate protected area collocated at the CPNPP site. The NRC is also considering amending the facility operating licenses for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-32369
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-28
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries, Agencies and Commissions
The Executive Director of the Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries gives notice of a teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations (a portion of which will be open to the public) on January 11-12, 2016.
Information Collection: “Specific Domestic Licenses To Manufacture or Transfer Certain Items Containing Byproduct Material”
Document Number: 2015-22794
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-10
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is titled, ``Specific Domestic Licenses to Manufacture or Transfer Certain Items Containing Byproduct Material.'' The NRC regulations that are the subject of this information collection establish procedures and criteria for the issuance of licenses to manufacture or transfer certain items containing byproduct material. Information concerning the annual estimated burdens associated with the recordkeeping, reporting, and third party notification requirements imposed by these regulations is provided in the Supporting Statement for 10 CFR part 32, Specific Domestic Licenses to Manufacture or Transfer Certain Items Containing Byproduct Material, and NRC Form 653, 653A and 653B, ``Transfers of Industrial Devices Report.''
Formatting and Non-Substantive Corrections to Authority Citations
Document Number: 2015-22517
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to better adhere to the Office of Federal Register's (OFR) guidance for formatting authority citations. The NRC is also correcting typographical errors and making other non-substantive corrections to its authority citations. This final rule creates no new requirements and does not alter any right or obligation for persons or entities regulated by the NRC.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-22613
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
Quality Assurance Program Description-Design Certification, Early Site Permit and New License Applicants
Document Number: 2015-22555
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final revision to NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 17.5, ``Quality Assurance Program DescriptionDesign Certification, Early Site Permit and New License Applicants.''
Entergy Operations, Inc.; Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3
Document Number: 2015-22553
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-038, issued to Entergy Operations, Inc. (the licensee), for operation of the Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3. The proposed amendment will modify Technical Specification (TS) 3.1.3.4, ``Control Element Assembly [CEA] Drop Time,'' and the Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR), Chapter 15, ``Accident Analyses.'' Specifically, the amendment would change TS 3.1.3.4 to revise the arithmetic average of all CEA drop times to be less than or equal to 3.5 seconds.
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-22552
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will convene a teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on October 28, 2015, to discuss the ACMUI subcommittee's report on the ACMUI review and comments of Petitions for Rulemaking (PRM)-20-28, 20-29, and 20-30, ``Linear No-Threshold Model and Standards for Protection Against Radiation.'' Meeting information, including a copy of the agenda and handouts, will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/meetings/ 2015.html. The agenda and handouts may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Sophie Holiday using the information below.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM UMAX Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1040, Amendment No. 1
Document Number: 2015-22053
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of September 8, 2015, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on June 23, 2015. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International, Inc. (Holtec), HI-STORM (Holtec International Storage Module) Underground Maximum Capacity (UMAX) Canister Storage System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to add Amendment No. 1 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1040. Amendment No. 1 provides a seismically enhanced version of the HI-STORM UMAX Canister Storage System, identified as the ``Most Severe Earthquake (MSE)'' version that could be used in areas with higher seismic demands than those analyzed previously. Amendment No. 1 also includes minor physical design changes to help ensure structural integrity of the amended system. These are the addition of a hold-down system to the closure lid; replacing the fill material in the interstitial spaces between the cavity enclosure containers (CECs) surrounding the casks with 3000 psi concrete; strengthening the multi- purpose canister (MPC) guides, and engineering the guides' nominal gap with the MPC to be tighter than the original HI-STORM UMAX Canister Storage System design.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2015-21795
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of one amendment request. The amendment request is for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station. For this amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that it involves no significant hazards consideration. In addition, the amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Cyber Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities
Document Number: 2015-22051
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comments on a draft regulatory basis to support a rulemaking that would amend its regulations by adopting new cyber security requirements for certain nuclear fuel cycle facility (FCF) licensees in order to address safety and security consequences of concern. Potentially affected licensees include certain FCFs authorized to possess Category I, II, or III quantities of special nuclear material and uranium hexafluoride conversion and deconversion facilities.
Reassessment of NRC's Dollar Per Person-Rem Conversion Factor Policy
Document Number: 2015-22050
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft NUREG-1530, ``Reassessment of NRC's Dollar Per Person-Rem Conversion Factor Policy, Revision 1.'' This proposed revision to NUREG-1530 would revise the dollar per person-rem conversion factor. The NRC uses the dollar per person-rem conversion factor in cost-benefit analyses to determine the monetary valuation of the consequences associated with radiological exposure and establishes this factor by multiplying a value of a statistical life (VSL) coefficient by a nominal risk coefficient.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2015-22049
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a director's decision with regard to a petition dated March, 18, 2013, filed by Mr. Timothy Judson on behalf of the Alliance for a Green Economy, Citizens Awareness Network, Pilgrim Watch, and Vermont Citizens Action Network (hereafter, referred to as ``the petitioners'') requesting that the NRC take action with regard to James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant (FitzPatrick), Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (Pilgrim), and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (Vermont Yankee). The petitioners' requests and the director's decision are included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
North Anna Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Virginia Electric and Power Company
Document Number: 2015-22048
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) is giving notice that the Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation has issued a final Director's Decision with regard to a petition dated October 20, 2011, filed by Paul Gunter et al, herein referred to as ``the petitioners.''
In the Matter of BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-21937
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a confirmatory order to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (BWXT NOG), confirming a modification to the license issued on August 10, 2015. In issuing the Order, BWXT NOG must comply with the measures detailed in Section IV of the Order. This Order is effective 20 days after the date it is issued.
Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 1; Application and Amendment to Facility Operating License Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination
Document Number: 2015-21935
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of a license amend request for the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN), Unit 1. The proposed amendment would revise a current License Condition (Section 2.F) regarding the Fire Protection Program and propose a new License Condition (Section 2.I) regarding a fire protection requirement for WBN, Unit 1. The NRC proposes to determine that this request involve no significant hazards consideration.
U.S. Army Installation Command, Davy Crockett Depleted Uranium
Document Number: 2015-21933
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application from the U.S. Army Installation Command (Army) to amend NRC Source Materials License No. SUC-1593 to incorporate the 15 sites listed in License Condition No. 12 into its license. The Army proposes to use a programmatic approach to license the 15 sites, which are located on multiple U.S. Army installations in the United States. In addition, the Army's license amendment application proposes to license sites located on the two U.S. Army installations that are located in Hawaii which are already licensed under Source Materials License No. SUC-1593.
Draft Memorandum of Agreement Between the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, New Jersey Historic Preservation Office, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, National Park Service, PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC
Document Number: 2015-21932
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comment on a draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the NRC, New Jersey Historic Preservation Office (NJ HPO), Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), National Park Service (NPS), and PSEG Power, LLC, and PSEG Nuclear, LLC (PSEG). The purpose of the draft MOA is to resolve adverse effects to historic properties identified during consultation for a proposed early site permit (ESP).
Rescinding Spent Fuel Pool Exclusion Regulations
Document Number: 2015-21834
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is denying a petition for rulemaking (PRM), PRM-51-29, submitted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (the Commonwealth or the petitioner). The petitioner requested that, in light of information gained from the Fukushima Dai- ichi accident, the NRC rescind its regulations that make a generic determination that spent fuel pool storage does not have a significant environmental impact for nuclear power plant license renewal actions. The NRC is denying the petition because the NRC finds no basis to consider a rulemaking to revise such regulations.
Texas Engineering Experiment Station/Texas A&M University System Nuclear Science Center Reactor
Document Number: 2015-21820
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering renewal of Facility Operating License No. R-83, held by the Texas Engineering Experiment Station/Texas A&M University System (TEES/TAMUS or the licensee) for the continued operation of its Nuclear Science Center (NSC or the facility) Training, Research, Isotope Production, General Atomics (TRIGA) reactor (NSCR or the reactor). The NRC is issuing an environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact associated with the renewal of the license.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, Oconee Nuclear Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-21819
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an exemption to Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Energy or the applicant) related to the operation of Oconee Nuclear Station (Oconee) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) (Docket No. 72-40). The request is for an exemption from the requirement to comply with Technical Specification 1.2.4a of Attachment A of Certificate of Compliance (CoC or Certificate) No. 1004, Amendment No. 9, for the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Horizontal Modular Storage System.
Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2015-21818
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Combined Licenses (NPF-91 and NPF-92), issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC), Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC., MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC., MEAG POWER SPVP, LLC., and the City of Dalton, Georgia (together ``the licensees''), for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP), Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia.
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3
Document Number: 2015-21817
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Combined Licenses (NPF-93 and NPF-94), issued to South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) and South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) (the licensee), for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS), Units 2 and 3 located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The proposed amendment departs from Tier 2* and associated Tier 2 information in the VCSNS Units 2 and 3 Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR) (which includes the plant specific Design Control Document Tier 2 information) to demonstrate that the mechanical weldable couplers to structural steel weld capacity required by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) 349-01 is satisfied using the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) N690-1994 analysis and testing provisions.
Application for a License To Export High-Enriched Uranium
Document Number: 2015-21802
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC, Vallecitos Nuclear Center
Document Number: 2015-21801
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a revised license renewal application from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC (GEH), requesting renewal of Special Nuclear Material License No. SNM-960 for the Vallecitos Nuclear Center. This license authorizes GEH to conduct laboratory analysis and engineering studies of licensed material and to store onsite material previously used in analysis. The request, if granted, would authorize GEH to continue licensed activities at the Vallecitos Nuclear Center for 10 years.
ZionSolutions, LLC; Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2 Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-21794
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a request submitted by ZionSolutions on August 25, 2014, to its general license to operate an independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at the Zion Nuclear Power Station (ZNPS). The exemption permits ZionSolutions to deviate from the requirements in Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 3, Appendix A, Technical Specifications and Design Features for the Modular Advanced Generation Nuclear All-purpose STORage (MAGNASTOR[supreg]) System, Section 5.7, Training Program. ZionSolutions is currently loading MAGNASTOR[supreg] storage casks and maintains that relief from certain training requirements will reduce costs associated with applying a more complex and labor intensive training process than required by regulation.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2015-21432
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
Pursuant to Section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from August 6, 2015, to August 17, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on August 14, 2015.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-21641
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station; Kewaunee Power Station
Document Number: 2015-21431
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice that by petition dated March 25, 2014 [sic], Mike Mulligan (the petitioner) has requested that the NRC take action with regard to the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY) and the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS), which have been permanently shut down and are currently undergoing decommissioning. The petitioner's requests are included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit No. 1; Application and Amendment to Facility Operating License Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination
Document Number: 2015-21347
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License No. NFP-90, issued to the Tennessee Valley Authority (the licensee), for operation of Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN), Unit 1. The amendment request submitted on August 1, 2013, proposed revisions to Technical Specification (TS) 3.8.1, Surveillance Requirement (SR) 3.8.1.8, and the licensing basis as described in the Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR). The NRC staff had previously made a proposed determination that the amendment involved no significant hazards consideration. By letters dated April 21, 2014, January 29, 2015, and June 12, 2015, the licensee provided additional information that expanded the scope of the amendment request to include proposed changes to the UFSAR, a new modification to SR 3.8.1.1, and proposed a new SR 3.8.1.22. The purpose of this document is to update the description of the amendment request and to make a proposed determination that the expanded scope of the amendment request involves no significant hanzards consideration.
Instructions for Recording and Reporting Occupational Radiation Dose Data
Document Number: 2015-21306
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-8030, ``Instructions for Recording and Reporting Occupational Radiation Dose Data.'' This proposed guide has been revised to incorporate additional information identified since revision 2 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 8.7 was issued. The proposed revision (revision 3) describes methods that the NRC staff considers acceptable for licensees to use for the preparation, retention, and reporting of records of occupational radiation doses. DG-8030, includes changes in the process a licensee needs to follow in order to determine monitoring for occupational exposure, determining prior doses, recording monitoring results, and reporting the results, when required. In addition, this revision references revised versions of NRC Form 4, ``Cumulative Occupational Dose History,'' and NRC Form 5, ``Occupational Dose Record for a Monitoring Period,'' as well as detailed instructions for completing these forms.
Protection Against Extreme Wind Events and Missiles for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2015-21305
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1313, ``Protection Against Extreme Wind Events And Missiles For Nuclear Power Plants.'' This proposed guide has been revised to incorporate additional information identified since revision 1 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.117 was issued. The proposed revision describes an approach that the staff of the NRC considers acceptable for identifying those structures, systems, and components (SSCs) of light-water-cooled reactors that should be protected from the effects of the worst case extreme winds and wind-generated missiles, and remain functional.
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
Document Number: 2015-21169
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-27
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
On March 26, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested public comment on a proposed rule that would amend its regulations that govern low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facilities. The proposed rule would require new and revised site- specific technical analyses, permit the development of site-specific criteria for LLRW acceptance based on the results of those analyses, facilitate implementation, and better align the requirements with current health and safety standards. Also on March 26, 2015, the NRC requested comment on draft guidance to address the implementation of the proposed regulations (NUREG-2175, ``Guidance for Conducting Technical Analyses for 10 CFR part 61''). The public comment period for the proposed rule and draft guidance closed on July 24, 2015. The NRC is reopening the public comment periods for the proposed rule and draft guidance to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Inservice Inspection of Ungrouted Tendons in Prestressed Concrete Containments
Document Number: 2015-21156
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-27
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.35, ``Inservice Inspection of Ungrouted Tendons in Prestressed Concrete Containments.'' The regulatory guide is being withdrawn because of changes in NRC regulations, which render the RG obsolete. The withdrawal does not affect the licensing bases of current licensees approved to use RG 1.35.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21159
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-26
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
Information Collection: NRC's Policy Statement on Cooperation With States at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and Other Nuclear Production and Utilization Facilities
Document Number: 2015-21035
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-26
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on this renewal of an existing information collection. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC's Policy Statement on Cooperation with States at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and other Nuclear Production and Utilization Facilities.'' The NRC has a number of programs and activities that involve coordinating with States, requesting their input on proposed policies and rulemakings, and exchanging information with the States on a wide range of topics. The NRC has entered into cooperative agreements with States to conduct security inspections to verify that their materials licensees are in compliance with the NRC's orders requiring additional measures to enhance security at their facilities and to provide the NRC with information arising from their inspections.
Design of Structures, Components, Equipment, and Systems, and Reactor Coolant System and Connected Systems
Document Number: 2015-21074
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-25
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on the following sections in Chapter 3, ``Design of Structures, Components, Equipment, and Systems Reactor Coolant System and Connected Systems,'' and Chapter 5, ``Reactor Coolant System and Connected Systems,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 3.2.1, ``Seismic Classification,'' Section 3.2.2, ``System Quality Group Classification,'' Section 3.6.2, ``Determination of Rupture Locations and Dynamic Effects Associated with the Postulated Rupture of Piping,'' Section 3.9.1, ``Special Topics for Mechanical Components,'' Section 3.10, ``Seismic and Dynamic Qualification of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment,'' Section 5.2.1.1, ``Compliance with the Codes and Standards Rule,'' Section 5.2.1.2, ``Applicable Code Cases,'' and Branch Technical Position (BTP) 3-4, ``Applicable Code Cases.''
Reactor Effluents
Document Number: 2015-21072
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-25
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
On May 4, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested public comment on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to obtain input for the development of a regulatory basis that would support potential amendments to those regulations concerning how NRC licensees demonstrate meeting the ``as low as is reasonably achievable'' standard with respect to effluents from nuclear power plants. The purpose of the potential amendments would be to more closely align these NRC regulations with the terminology and dose- related methodology published by the International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP), as contained in the ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on September 1, 2015. The NRC received a request to extend the public comment period on the ANPR and is approving a one-time, 30-day extension to provide additional time for members of the public and other stakeholders to develop and submit their comments.
Information Collection: Domestic Licensing of Source Material
Document Number: 2015-20998
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-25
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is titled, ``10 CFR part 40, Domestic Licensing of Source Material'' (3150-0020). The NRC regulations that are the subject of this information collection establish procedures and criteria for the issuance of licenses to receive title to, receive, possess, use, transfer, or deliver source material. Information concerning the annual estimated burdens associated with the recordkeeping, reporting, and third party notification requirements imposed by these regulations is provided in the Supporting Statement for 10 CFR part 40 Domestic Licensing of Source Material.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-21055
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
In the Matter of Dr. Bradley D. Bastow
Document Number: 2015-20874
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a Confirmatory Order to Dr. Bradley D. Bastow, as an individual, to confirm his agreement to no longer serve as a radiation safety officer. The order stems from commitments made by Dr. Bastow following an NRC inspection and subsequent predecisional enforcement conference.
In the Matter of Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3
Document Number: 2015-20869
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order to permit the direct transfer of Facility Operating License No. NPF-38 for Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3 (Waterford), to a newly formed limited liability company named Entergy Louisiana, LLC. The new owner licensee has the same name as the previous owner licensee. In addition, the applicants requested the NRC's consent to approve an associated indirect license transfer of Waterford to the extent that such indirect transfer would be affected by a new intermediary holding company. Entergy Corporation will remain as the ultimate parent company, but a new intermediate company, Entergy Utility Holding Company, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, will be the direct parent company of the newly formed Entergy Louisiana, LLC.
In the Matter of Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC; River Bend Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2015-20868
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order to permit the direct transfer of Facility Operating License No. NPF-47 for River Bend Station, Unit 1 (RBS), to a new limited liability company named Entergy Louisiana, LLC. The applicants have also requested approval of a conforming amendment to reflect the change in the owner licensee for RBS, from Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC, to the newly formed Entergy Louisiana LLC. In addition, the applicants requested the NRC's consent to approve an associated indirect license transfer of RBS to the extent such would be affected by a new intermediary holding company. Entergy Corporation will remain as the ultimate parent company, but a new intermediate company, Entergy Utility Holding Company, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, will be the direct parent company of the newly formed Entergy Louisiana, LLC.
Information Collection: NRC Form 790 Classification Record
Document Number: 2015-20824
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 790 Classification Record.''
Linear No-Threshold Model and Standards for Protection Against Radiation
Document Number: 2015-20722
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
On June 23, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested public comment on three petitions for rulemaking (PRM) requesting that the NRC amend its ``Standards for Protection Against Radiation'' regulations and change the basis of those regulations from the linear no-threshold model of radiation protection to the radiation hormesis model. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on September 8, 2015. The NRC is extending the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Lost Creek ISR, LLC; Correction
Document Number: 2015-20719
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a notice that was published in the Federal Register on July 24, 2015, that gave notice to the public that it is considering issuance of a temporary exemption from certain NRC financial assurance requirements to Lost Creek ISR, LLC, for its Lost Creek In Situ Recovery (ISSR) Project in Crook County, Wyoming. This action is being taken to correct the date that the exemption expires.