Nuclear Regulatory Commission September 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-5332
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 74, ``Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material (SNM);'' NUREG-1065, Rev. 2, ``Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the Fundamental Nuclear Material Control (FNMC) Plan Required for Low Enriched Uranium Facilities;'' NUREG/CR-5734, ``Recommendations to the NRC on Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the Fundamental Nuclear Material Control Plan Required for Low-Enriched Uranium Enrichment Facilities;'' and NUREG-1280, Rev. 1, ``Standard Format and Content Acceptance Criteria for the Material Control and Accounting (MC&A) Reform Amendment.'' 3. The form number if applicable: N/A. 4. How often the collection is required: Submission of the FNMC plan is a one-time requirement which has been completed by all current licensees. However, licensees may submit amendments or revisions to the plans as necessary. In addition, specified inventory and material status reports are required annually or semi-annually. Other reports are submitted as events occur. 5. Who will be required or asked to report: Persons licensed under 10 CFR part 70 who possess and use certain forms and quantities of SNM. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 134. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 22. 8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 9064 (1,269 hours for reporting and 7,795 hours for recordkeeping (an average of 53 hours per response and 71 hours annually for each of 110 recordkeepers). 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 applies: N/A . 10. Abstract: 10 CFR part 74 establishes requirements for material control and accounting of SNM, and specific performance-based regulations for licensees authorized to possess, use, and produce strategic special nuclear material, and special nuclear material of moderate strategic significance and low strategic significance. The information is used by NRC to make licensing and regulatory determinations concerning material control and accounting of special nuclear material and to satisfy obligations of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Submission or retention of the information is mandatory for persons subject to the requirements. A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC World Wide Web site: http:// www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer listed below by October 31, 2005. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date: John A. Asalone, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150- 0123), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to JohnA.Asalone@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4650. The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, 301-415-7233.
Final Regulatory Guide: Issuance, Availability
Document Number: 05-19704
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Availability of NUREG-1800, Revision 1, “Standard Review Plan for Review of License Renewal Applications for Nuclear Power Plants,” NUREG-1801, Revision 1, “Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report,” and NUREG-1832, “Analysis of Public Comments on the Revised License Renewal Guidance Documents”
Document Number: 05-19680
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG- 1800, ``Standard Review Plan for Review of License Renewal Applications for Nuclear Power Plants,'' Revision 1 and NUREG-1801, ``Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report,'' Revision 1. These documents describe methods acceptable to the NRC staff for implementing the license renewal rule, as well as techniques used by the NRC staff in evaluating applications for license renewal. The draft versions of these documents were issued for public comment on February 1, 2005 (70 FR 5254). The NRC staff assessment of public comments is being issued as NUREG-1832, ``Analysis of Public Comments on the Revised License Renewal Guidance Documents.''
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Procedures for Meetings
Document Number: E5-5317
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Draft Report for Comment: Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance: Updates To Implement the License Termination Rule Analysis
Document Number: 05-19447
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) has issued NUREG-1757, Supplement 1, ``Consolidated NMSS Decommissioning Guidance: Updates to Implement the License Termination Rule Analysis, Draft Report for Comment'' for public comment.
Final Regulatory Guide: Issuance, Availability
Document Number: 05-19446
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Final Regulatory Guide: Issuance, Availability
Document Number: 05-19445
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Final Regulatory Guide: Issuance, Availability
Document Number: 05-19444
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Incorporation by Reference of ASME BPV Code Cases
Document Number: 05-19443
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to incorporate by reference NRC Regulatory Guides listing Code Cases published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) which the NRC has reviewed and found to be acceptable for use. These Code Cases provide alternatives to requirements in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPV Code) pertaining to construction and inservice inspection of nuclear power plant components. This action updates the incorporation by reference of two regulatory guides that address NRC review and approval of ASME-published Code Cases. Concurrent with this action, the NRC is publishing a notice of the issuance and availability of the final regulatory guides. As a result of these related actions, the Code Cases listed in these regulatory guides are incorporated by reference into the NRC's regulations.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 05-19321
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 05-19028
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-27
Agency: Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Omaha Public Power District; Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendment to Facility Operating License
Document Number: 05-18916
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Fuel Storage Casks: NAC-UMS Revision 4, Confirmation of Effective Date
Document Number: 05-18914
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of October 11, 2005, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 25, 2005 (70 FR 42485). This direct final rule amended the NRC's regulations to revise the NAC-UMS cask system listing to include Amendment No. 4 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1015.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice
Document Number: 05-18913
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 05-18800
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 05-18799
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
John Myers, Order Prohibiting Involvement in NRC-Licensed Activities (Effective Immediately)
Document Number: 05-18797
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18784
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Standardized NUHOMS®-32PT, -24PHB, and -24PTH Revision 8
Document Number: 05-18663
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations revising the Transnuclear, Inc., Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance Number (CoC No.) 1004. Amendment No. 8 to the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System CoC would add a new spent fuel storage and transfer system, designated the NUHOMS[supreg]-24PTH System, and modify the NUHOMS[supreg]-32PT and -24PHB dry shielded canister designs.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Standardized NUHOMS® 32PT, -24PHB, and -24PTH Revision 8
Document Number: 05-18662
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations revising the Transnuclear, Inc., Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance Number (CoC No.) 1004. Amendment No. 8 to the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System CoC will add a new spent fuel storage and transfer system, designated the NUHOMS[supreg]-24PTH System, and modify the NUHOMS[supreg]-32PT and -24PHB dry shielded canister designs.
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 05-18652
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will convene a meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on October 25 and 26, 2005. A sample of agenda items to be discussed during the public sessions includes: (1) Discussion of the Energy policy Act of 2005, which provides for NRC regulation of accelerator- produced radioactive material and discrete sources of Ra-226; (2) Status of Specialty Board applications for NRC recognition; (3) Electronic signature in written directives; (4) Revision of NRC Form 313A; (5) RIS on dose control and assessment; (6) Review of the medical events definition commission paper. To review the agenda, see http:// www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/agenda/ or contact, via e- mail MSS@nrc.gov. Purpose: Discuss issues related to 10 CFR part 35, Medical Use of Byproduct Material. Date and Time for Closed Session Meeting: October 25, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. This session will be closed so that NRC staff can brief the ACMUI on discussing information relating solely to internal personnel rules. Dates and Times for Public Meetings: October 25, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and October 26, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address for Public Meetings: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Two White Flint North Building, Room T2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-2738.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-18196
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 9, Public Records. 3. The form number if applicable: NRC-509 and NRC-509A. 4. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 5. Who will be required or asked to report: Individuals requesting access to records under the Freedom of Information or Privacy Acts, or to records that are already publicly available in the NRC's Public Document Room. Submitters of information containing trade secrets or confidential commercial or financial information who have been notified that the NRC has made an initial determination that the information should be disclosed. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 7,987. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 7,987. 8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 2,120 (.3 hours per response). 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Public Law 104-13 applies: N/A. 10. Abstract: 10 CFR part 9 establishes information collection requirements for individuals making requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA). It also contains requests to waive or reduce fees for searching for and reproducing records in response to FOIA requests; and requests for expedited processing of requests. The information required from the public is necessary to identify the records they are requesting; to justify requests for waivers or reductions in searching or copying fees; or to justify expedited processing. Section 9.28(b) provides that if the submitter of information designated to be trade secrets or confidential commercial or financial information objects to the disclosure, he must provide a written statement within 30 days that specifies all grounds why the information is a trade secret or commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential. Submit, by November 14, 2005, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC World Wide Web site: http:// www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer listed below by October 14, 2005. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date. John A. Asalone, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150- 0043), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to JohnA.Asalone@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4650. The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, 301-415-7233.
R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC; R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; Notice of Public Meeting To Obtain Comments on Request Regarding Proposed Release of Part of Site for Unrestricted Use
Document Number: 05-18194
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is conducting a meeting, pursuant to Section 50.83, ``Release of part of a power reactor facility or site for unrestricted use,'' of Part 50 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), for purpose of obtaining comments from the public on the proposed release of part of the R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant (Ginna Plant) site, located in Wayne County, New York.