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Pre-Earthquake Planning, Shutdown, and Restart of a Nuclear Power Plant Following an Earthquake
Document Number: 2019-12556
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1337, ``Pre-Earthquake Planning, Shutdown and Restart of a Nuclear Power Plant Following an Earthquake.'' This proposed guide is a merger of two closely related guides, namely, regulatory guide (RG) 1.166, ``Pre-Earthquake Planning and Immediate Nuclear Power Operator Postearthquake Actions'' and RG 1.167 ``Restart of a Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown by a Seismic Event.'' Upon completion of the merger of the two guides, RG 1.167 will be withdrawn. DG-1337 incorporates lessons learned following shutdown and restart of nuclear power plants due to earthquake ground motion and post-earthquake evaluations since issuance of the two RGs in 1997.
Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences; Fiscal Year 2018 Dissemination of Information
Document Number: 2019-12494
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG- 0090, Volume 41, ``Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences: Fiscal Year 2018.'' The report describes those events that the NRC or an Agreement State identified as abnormal occurrences (AOs) during fiscal year (FY) 2018, based on the criteria defined in the report. The report describes eight events at Agreement State-licensed facilities and three events at an NRC-licensed facilities.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Procedures for Meetings
Document Number: 2019-12425
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Southern Nuclear Operating Company Inc; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2019-12375
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a December 6, 2018, request from Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC), as applicable to Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4. Specifically, SNC requested an exemption that would modify the requirement for individuals who construct or direct the construction of safety- or security-related structures, systems, and components (SSCs) to be subject to a fitness-for-duty (FFD) program at nuclear power reactors under construction.
Access to the Decommissioning Trust Fund for the Disposal of Large Components
Document Number: 2019-12342
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking from Gerard P. Van Noordennen on behalf of EnergySolutions, LLC, dated February 22, 2019. The petitioner requests that the NRC revise its regulations to allow access to the decommissioning trust fund for the removal of major radioactive components before the permanent cessation of operations. The petition was docketed by the NRC on March 20, 2019 and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-50-119. The NRC is examining the issues raised in PRM-50-119 to determine whether they should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is requesting public comment on this petition at this time.
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit 2
Document Number: 2019-12324
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued an exemption from its regulations in response to a December 18, 2018, request from FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company regarding removal of Capsule Y from the Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit 2, reactor vessel and the associated testing and report submittal activities.
Information Collection: Pre-Application Communication and Scheduling for Accident Tolerant Fuel Submittals
Document Number: 2019-12107
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a proposed collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Pre-Application Communication and Scheduling for Accident Tolerant Fuel Submittals.''
Nuclear Power Plant License Fees Upon Commencing Commercial Operation
Document Number: 2019-12082
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking from Michael D. Meier on behalf of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, dated February 28, 2019, requesting that the NRC revise its regulations related to the start of assessment of annual fees for certain nuclear power plants to align with commencement of their commercial operation. The petition was docketed by the NRC on March 21, 2019, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-171-1. The NRC is examining the issues raised in PRM-171-1 to determine whether they should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is requesting public comment on this petition at this time.
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company, FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC, Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1, Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2019-12065
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a September 11, 2018, request from FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) and FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC. The exemption allows a certified fuel handler, besides a licensed senior operator, to approve the emergency suspension of security measures for Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1; and Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit No. 1 during certain emergency conditions or during severe weather. Although the exemption is effective upon receipt, the actions permitted by the exemption for the facilities may not be implemented until both the ``Certification of Permanent Cessation of Operations'' and the ``Certification of Permanent Fuel Removal'' have been submitted for that facility.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-12194
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site
Document Number: 2019-10129
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice once each week for four consecutive weeks for an application from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear Site located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Information Collection: Pre-Application Interactions With Prospective Part 52 Applicants for Nuclear Power Plant Licenses
Document Number: 2019-11855
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on this proposed collection of information. The information collection is entitled ``Pre-application Interactions with Prospective Part 52 Applicants for Nuclear Power Plant Licenses.''
Information Collection: Environmental Protection Regulations for Domestic Licensing and Related Regulatory Functions
Document Number: 2019-11848
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Environmental Protection Regulations for Domestic Licensing and Related Regulatory Functions.''
Southern Nuclear Operating Company Inc; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2019-11688
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption from the requirements of the Commission's regulations that require a written examination and operating test to be requested and administered to 11 operator license applicants at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Unit 3 in response to a December 20, 2018, request from Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC). The NRC is giving these 11 applicants credit for the written examination and operating test they took and passed after they applied for a license to operate Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Unit 2.
In the Matter of SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc.; SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility
Document Number: 2019-11660
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order approving the indirect transfer of Construction Permit No. CPMIF- 001 for the SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility, resulting from the establishment of a holding company, Illuminated Holdings, Inc. The NRC is also issuing an administrative conforming amendment to the license to reflect the transfer.
Information Collection: Export and Import of Nuclear Equipment and Material
Document Number: 2019-11637
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Export and Import of Nuclear Equipment and Material.''
Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2019
Document Number: C1-2019-10051
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-11792
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2019-11453
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to 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 May 7, 2019, to May 20, 2019. The last biweekly notice was published on May 21, 2019.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site
Document Number: 2019-10128
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice once each week for four consecutive weeks for an application from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear Site located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2019-11250
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a partial exemption in response to a February 8, 2019, request from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee or Entergy). The issuance of the exemption would grant Entergy a partial exemption from regulations that require the retention of records for certain systems, structures, and components associated with the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (Pilgrim) until the termination of the Pilgrim operating license.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment Nos. 12 and 13; Corrections
Document Number: 2019-11249
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published two direct final rules in the Federal Register, on December 12, 2018, and February 26, 2019, which amended its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment Nos. 12 and 13 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1014 respectively. Amendment No. 12 became effective on February 25, 2019, and Amendment No. 13 became effective on May 13, 2019. The technical specifications for the HI-STORM Multipurpose Canister Cask 100 System, Amendment Nos. 12 and 13 contained a typographical error. The purpose of this action is to correct the error.
Guidance for Changes, Tests, and Experiments
Document Number: 2019-11246
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 of regulatory guide (RG) 1.187, ``Guidance for Implementation of 10 CFR 50.59, `Changes, Tests, and Experiments.' '' Concurrently the NRC is issuing for public comment DG-1356, which is proposed Revision 2 of RG 1.187.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-11154
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Processing Fitness-for-Duty Drug and Alcohol Cases
Document Number: 2019-11009
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revision to its Enforcement Policy (the Policy). The NRC is revising Section 4.1, ``Considerations in Determining Enforcement Actions Involving Individuals,'' of the Policy to indicate that the NRC typically will not consider Fitness-for-Duty (FFD) Drug and Alcohol (D&A) related violations for enforcement unless the licensee's FFD program has apparent deficiencies.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Power Operated Relief Valve Noise Mitigation
Document Number: 2019-11008
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 159 for Unit 3 and No. 157 for Unit 4 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-91 and NPF-92. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (collectively SNC); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Revised 664th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2019-10870
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee on NuScale
Document Number: 2019-10840
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal
Document Number: 2019-10834
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site
Document Number: 2019-10126
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice once each week for four consecutive weeks for an application from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear Site located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Draft Approaches for Addressing Training and Experience Requirements for Radiopharmaceuticals Requiring a Written Directive
Document Number: 2019-10760
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested comments on draft approaches regarding the training and experience (T&E) requirements for radiopharmaceuticals requiring a written directive. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on June 3, 2019. The NRC is extending the comment period to July 3, 2019, to allow more time for stakeholders and members of the public to submit their comments.
Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) Design Certification
Document Number: 2019-10716
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to certify the Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) standard design. Applicants or licensees intending to construct and operate an APR1400 standard design may do so by referencing this design certification (DC) rule. The applicant for the certification of the APR1400 standard design is Korea Electric Power Corporation and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KEPCO/KHNP).
Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) Design Certification
Document Number: 2019-10715
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to certify the Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) standard design. Applicants or licensees intending to construct and operate an APR1400 standard design may do so by referencing this design certification (DC) rule. The applicant for the certification of the APR1400 standard design is Korea Electric Power Corporation and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KEPCO/KHNP).
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-10699
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Clinton Power Station, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2019-10549
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-62, issued to Exelon Generation Company, LLC (the licensee), for operation of the Clinton Power Station, Unit No 1 (CPS), located in DeWitt County, Illinois. The proposed action would amend the expiration of Facility Operating License No. NPF-62 from September 29, 2026, to April 17, 2027. From September 29, 1986, to April 17, 1987, CPS was limited to 5 percent of rated power while operators conducted low-power testing before being issued a full-power operating license on April 17, 1987. The action to amend the expiration date of the license from September 29, 2026, to April 17, 2027, would result in the license expiring 40 years from the date of the issuance of the full-power operating license, as is permitted by the NRC's regulations.
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit No. 1, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2019-10545
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company, et al., dated May 8, 2019, to withdraw its application dated May 18, 2017, as supplemented by letter dated August 23, 2018, for proposed amendments to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-66 for the Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit No. 1 (BVPS-1), and to Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-3 for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1 (DBNPS). The proposed amendments would have modified the BVPS-1 and DBNPS Renewed Facility Operating Licenses to reflect that FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. is providing the $400 million support agreement instead of FirstEnergy Corp.
Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company; Maine Yankee Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2019-10541
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 plans submitted by Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company (MYAPC) on January 8, 2013, and December 16, 2015, for the independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at Maine Yankee in Wiscasset, Maine.
Luminant Generation Company, LLC; Comanche Peak Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2019-10519
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 plans submitted by Luminant Generation Company, LLC (Luminant Power) on March 28, 2013, and March 31, 2015, for the independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at Comanche Peak in Glen Rose, Texas.
LaCrosse Solutions, LLC; La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor, Vernon County, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2019-10488
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an amendment to Possession Only License DPR-45 to add a license condition that reflects the NRC's approval of the license termination plan (LTP) for the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR) and provides criteria for when prior NRC approval is needed to make changes to the LTP. The NRC has prepared a final environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for this licensing action.
Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2019-10315
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to 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 April 23, 2019, to May 6, 2019. The last biweekly notice was published on May 7, 2019.
665th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2019-10468
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Arizona Public Service Company; Palo Verde Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2019-10420
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 plans submitted by Arizona Public Service Company (APS) on December 14, 2012, and March 31, 2015, for the independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at Palo Verde in Wintersburg, Arizona.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Humboldt Bay Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2019-10419
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 plans submitted by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on December 17, 2012, and December 17, 2015, for the independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at Humboldt Bay in Eureka, California.
Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2019-10355
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment and exemption 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, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (collectively, SNC), for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP), Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia.
Final Interim Staff Guidance DC/COL-ISG-03: Probabilistic Risk Assessment Information To Support Design Certification and Combined License Applications
Document Number: 2019-10319
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing its Final Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) DC/COL-ISG-03, ``Probabilistic Risk Assessment Information to Support Design Certification and Combined License Applications.'' This ISG served to supplement the guidance provided to the staff in Section 19.0, ``Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors,'' of NUREG- 0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' concerning the review of probabilistic risk assessment information and severe accident assessment submitted to support design certification (DC) and combined license (COL) applications. The NRC staff issues ISG to facilitate timely implementation of current staff guidance and to facilitate activities associated with review of applications for DC and COLs by the Office of New Reactors. The NRC staff incorporated the approved DC/ COL-ISG into Revision 3 to Section 19.0 of NUREG-0800 dated December 2015. With the issuance of Revision 3 to Section 19.0 of NUREG-0800, the staff has determined that DC/COL-ISG-03 is no longer necessary and should be withdrawn.
Information Collection: NRC Form 313, “Application for Materials License” and NRC Forms 313A (RSO), 313A (AMP), 313A (ANP), 313A (AUD), 313A (AUT), and 313A (AUS)”
Document Number: 2019-10317
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 313, `Application for Materials License' and NRC Forms 313A (RSO), 313A (AMP), 313A (ANP), 313A (AUD), 313A (AUT), and 313A (AUS)''.
Final Interim Staff Guidance DC/COL-ISG-10: Review of Evaluation To Address Adverse Flow Effects in Equipment Other Than Reactor Internals
Document Number: 2019-10316
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing its Final Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) DC/COL-ISG-10, ``Review of Evaluation to Address Adverse Flow Effects in Equipment Other than Reactor Internals.'' This ISG served to supplement the guidance provided to the staff in Sections 3.9.2, ``Dynamic Testing and Analysis of Systems, Structures, and Components,'' and 3.9.5, ``Reactor Pressure Vessel Internals,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' concerning the review of probabilistic risk assessment information and severe accident assessment submitted to support design certification (DC) and combined license (COL) applications. The NRC staff issues ISG to facilitate timely implementation of current staff guidance and to facilitate activities associated with review of applications for DC and COLs by the Office of New Reactors. The NRC staff incorporated the approved DC/COL-ISG into Revision 4 to Sections 3.9.2 and 3.9.5 of NUREG-0800 dated March 2017. With the issuance of Revision 4 to Sections 3.9.2 and 3.9.5 of NUREG-0800, the staff has determined that DC/COL-ISG-10 is no longer necessary and should be withdrawn.
Final Interim Staff Guidance DI&C-ISG-03: Probabilistic Risk Assessment Information To Support Design Certification and Combined License Applications
Document Number: 2019-10314
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing its Final Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) DI&C-ISG-03, ``Interim Staff Guidance on Review of New Reactor Digital Instrumentation and Control Probabilistic Risk Assessment.'' This ISG served to supplement the guidance provided to the staff in Section 19.0, ``Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors,'' of NUREG- 0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' concerning the probabilistic risk assessment associated with review of new reactor digital instrumentation and control to support the review of design certification and combined license (COL) applications. The NRC staff issues ISG to facilitate timely implementation of the current staff guidance and to facilitate activities associated with review of applications for DC and COLs by the Office of New Reactors. The NRC staff incorporated the approved DI&C-ISG-03 into Revision 3 to Section 19.0 of NUREG-0800 dated January 2016. With the issuance of Revision 3 to Section 19.0 of NUREG-0800, the staff has determined that DI&C-ISG- 03 is no longer necessary and should be withdrawn.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site
Document Number: 2019-10127
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice once each week for four consecutive weeks for an application from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear Site located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2019
Document Number: 2019-10051
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending the licensing, inspection, special project, and annual fees charged to its applicants and licensees. These amendments are necessary to implement the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, as amended (OBRA-90), which requires the NRC to recover approximately 90 percent of its annual budget through fees.