Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-8436
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
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: Revision. 2. The title of the information collection: ``NRC Forms 366, 366A, 366B, `Licensee Event Report''. 3. The form number if applicable: NRC Forms 366, 366A, 366B. 4. How often the collection is required: On occasion, as defined reactor events are reportable as they occur. 5. Who will be required or asked to report: Holders of operating licenses for commercial nuclear power plants. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 400. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 104. 8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 32,000 (25,600 reporting + 6,400 record keeping). This is estimated to be 80 hours for each of 400 reports annually. 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Public Law 104-13 applies: Not applicable. 10. Abstract: With NRC Forms 366, 366A, and 366B, the NRC collects reports of the types of reactor events and problems that are believed to be significant and useful to the NRC in its efforts to identify and resolve possible threats to the public safety. These forms are designed to provide the information necessary for engineering studies of operational anomalies and trends and patterns analysis of abnormal occurrences. The same information is used for other analytic procedures that aid in identifying accident precursors. 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 worldwide 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 June 4, 2007. 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. Margaret A. Malanoski, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0104), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to MargaretA. Malanoski@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3122. The NRC Clearance Officer is Margaret A. Janney, 301-415-7245.
Sunshine Federal Register Notice
Document Number: 07-2200
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Christine O. Gregoire, Governor of the State of Washington; Receipt of Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: E7-8094
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing for public comment a notice of receipt of a petition for rulemaking, dated January 25, 2007, which was filed with the Commission by Christine O. Gregoire, Governor of the State of Washington. The petition was docketed by the NRC on March 15, 2007, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-71-13. The petitioner requests that the NRC adopt the use of global positioning satellite (GPS) tracking as a national requirement for mobile or portable uses of highly radioactive sources. The petitioner states that another alternative is for the Commission to grant states the flexibility to impose more stringent requirements than those required under current NRC regulations.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: HI-STORM 100 Revision 3
Document Number: E7-8033
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations by revising the Holtec International HI-STORM 100 cask system listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 3 to Certificate of Compliance Number 1014. Amendment No. 3 revises Technical Specification (TS) 3.1.3, to eliminate cooling of the Multi-Purpose Canister (MPC) cavity prior to reflood with water, as part of cask unloading operations; TS 3.3.1, to allow linear interpolation between minimal soluble boron concentrations, for certain fuel enrichments in the MPC-32/32F; Appendix B, Section 1 to the CoC, to make modifications to the definitions of fuel debris, damaged fuel assembly, and non-fuel hardware; and Appendix B, Section 2 to the CoC, to permit the storage of pressurized water reactor fuel assemblies with annular fuel pellets in the top and bottom 12 inches of the active fuel length. Other changes are made to incorporate minor editorial corrections. This final rule allows the holders of power reactor operating licenses to store spent fuel in this approved cask in accordance with the revised conditions, under the NRC's general license provisions.
Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-8032
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Revised Meeting Notice
Document Number: E7-8031
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-8030
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7847
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-25
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. Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. Type of submission: Revision. 2. The title of the information collection: Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs Requests to Agreement States For Information. 3. The form number if applicable: N/A. 4. How often the collection is required: One time or as needed. 5. Who is required or asked to report: Thirty-four Agreement States who have signed Section 274(b) Agreements with NRC. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 142. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 34. 8. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 1,066. 9. Applicability of Section 3507(d) of Pub. L. 104-13: Not applicable. 10. Abstract: Agreement States are asked on a one-time or as-needed basis to respond to a specific incident, to gather information on licensing and inspection practices and other technical statistical information. The results of such information requests, which are authorized under Section 274(b) of the Atomic Energy Act, are utilized in part by NRC in preparing responses to Congressional inquiries. Agreement State comments are also solicited in the areas of proposed procedure and policy development. 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 worldwide 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 May 25, 2007. 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. Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0029), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to MargaretA. Malanoski@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3122. The NRC Clearance Officer is Margaret A. Janney, 301-415-7245.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7846
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 21, ``Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0035. 3. How often the collection is required: As necessary in order for NRC to meet its responsibilities to conduct a detailed review of defects in basic components of nuclear power plants or failures to comply that could create a substantial safety hazard. 4. Who is required or asked to report: All directors and responsible officers of firms and organizations building, operating, owning, or supplying basic components to NRC licensed facilities. 5. The number of annual respondents: 35. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 7,574 hours (4,970 hours reporting and 2,604 hours recordkeeping). 7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 21 implements Section 206 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5846), as amended. Section 206 requires individual directors and responsible officers of firms constructing, owning, operating, or supplying the basic components of any facility or activity licensed under the Atomic Energy Act to report immediately to the Commission the discovery of defects in basic components or failures to comply that could create a substantial safety hazard (SSH). In addition to imposing obligations on the individual directors and responsible officers of NRC licensees, Section 206 also imposes obligations on the directors and responsible officers of non- licensees that construct facilities for, or supply basic components to, licensed facilities or activities. Any individual officer or director who knowingly fails to comply with the notification requirements is subject to civil penalties. Submit, by June 25, 2007, 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 draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F23, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide 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 about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Margaret A. Janney (T5-F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-7245, or by Internet electronic mail at INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7844
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-25
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: NRC Form 136, ``Security Termination Statement'', NRC Form 237, ``Request for Access Authorization'', NRC Form 277, ``Request for Visit''. 3. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 136, NRC Form 237, NRC Form 277. 4. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 5. Who will be required or asked to report: NRC Form 136, any employee of 68 licensees and 7 contractors, who has been granted an NRC access authorization; NRC Form 237, any employee of approximately 68 licensees and 7 contractors who will require access authorization. NRC Form 277, any employee of 2 current NRC contractors who holds an NRC access authorization, and needs to make a visit to NRC, other contractors/licensees or government agencies in which access to classified information will be involved or unescorted area access is desired. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: NRC Form 136: 225. NRC Form 237: 420. NRC Form 277: 6. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: NRC Form 136: 75. NRC Form 237: 75. NRC Form 277: 2. 8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 136: 23. NRC Form 237: 84. NRC Form 277: 1. 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 applies: N/A. 10. Abstract: The NRC Form 136 affects the employees of licensees and contractors who have been granted an NRC access authorization. When access authorization is no longer needed, the completion of the form apprizes the respondents of their continuing security responsibilities. The NRC Form 237 is completed by licensees, NRC contractors or individuals who require an NRC access authorization. The NRC Form 277 affects the employees of contractors who have been granted an NRC access authorization and require verification of that access authorization and need-to-know in conjunction with a visit to NRC or another facility. 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 worldwide 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 May 25, 2007. 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. Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0049; -0050; -0051), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to MargaretA. Malanoski@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3122. The NRC Clearance Officer is Margaret A. Janney, 301-415-7245.
Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-2046
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7533
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
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 current valid OMB control number. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: NRC Forms 540 and 540A, ``Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest (Shipping Paper) and Continuation Page;'' NRC Forms 541 and 541A, ``Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest, Container and Waste Description, and Continuation Page;'' NRC Forms 542 and 542A, ``Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest, Index and Regional Compact Tabulation, and Continuation Page.'' 3. The form number if applicable: NRC Forms 540 and 540A; NRC Forms 541 and 541A; and NRC Forms 542 and 542A. 4. How often the collection is required: Forms are used by shippers whenever radioactive waste is shipped. Quarterly or less frequent reporting is made to NRC depending on specific license conditions. 5. Who will be required or asked to report: All NRC-licensed low- level waste facilities. All generators, collectors, and processors of low-level waste intended for disposal at a low-level waste facility must complete the appropriate forms. 6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: NRC Form 540 and 540A: 13,400 licensees. NRC Form 541 and 541A: 13,400 licensees. NRC Form 542 and 542A: 756 licensees. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: NRC Form 540 and 540A: 2,500 licensees. NRC Form 541 and 541A: 2,500 licensees. NRC Form 542 and 542A: 22 licensees. 8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 540 and 540A: 10,050 (.75 hours per response). NRC Form 541 and 541A: 44,341 (3.3 hours per response). NRC Form 542 and 542A: 567 (.75 hours per response). 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 applies: Not applicable. 10. Abstract: NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542, together with their continuation pages, designated by the ``A'' suffix, provide a set of standardized forms to meet Department of Transportation (DOT), NRC, and State requirements. The forms were developed by NRC at the request of low-level waste industry groups. The forms provide uniformity and efficiency in the collection of information contained in manifests which are required to control transfers of low- level radioactive waste intended for disposal at a land disposal facility. NRC Form 540 contains information needed to satisfy DOT shipping paper requirements in 49 CFR Part 172 and the waste tracking requirements of NRC in 10 CFR Part 20. NRC Form 541 contains information needed by disposal site facilities to safely dispose of low-level waste and information to meet NRC and State requirements regulating these activities. NRC Form 542, completed by waste collectors or processors, contains information which facilitates tracking the identity of the waste generator. That tracking becomes more complicated when the waste forms, dimensions, or packagings are changed by the waste processor. Each container of waste shipped from a waste processor may contain waste from several different generators. The information provided on NRC Form 542 permits the States and Compacts to know the original generators of low-level waste, as authorized by the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985, so they can ensure that waste is disposed of in the appropriate Compact. 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 worldwide 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 May 21, 2007. 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. Margaret Malanoski, OMB Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0164, -0166, & -0165), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to MargaretA. Malanoski@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3087. The NRC Clearance Officer is Margaret A. Janney, 301-415-7245.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7530
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
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 current valid OMB control number. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Revision. 2. The title of the information collection: NRC Form 314, Certificate of Disposition of Materials. 3. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 314. 4. How often the collection is required: this form is submitted once, when a licensee terminates its license. 5. Who is required or asked to report: Persons holding an NRC license for the possession and use of radioactive byproduct, source, or special nuclear material who are ceasing licensed activities and terminating the license. 6. An estimate of the number of responses: 171. 7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 171. 8. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 85.5. 9. An indication of whether Section 3507(d), Pub. L. 104-13 applies: Not applicable. 10. Abstract: NRC Form 314 furnishes information to NRC regarding transfer or other disposition of radioactive material by licensees who wish to terminate their licenses. The information is used by NRC as part of the basis for its determination that the facility has been cleared of radioactive material before the facility is released for unrestricted use. 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 worldwide 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 May 21, 2007. 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. OMB Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150-0028), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be submitted by telephone at (202) 395-3087. The NRC Clearance Officer is Margaret A. Janney, 301-415-7245.
Preclosure Safety Analysis-Level of Information and Reliability Estimation; Availability of Final Interim Staff Guidance Document
Document Number: E7-7373
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects a notice, appearing in the Federal Register on March 22, 2007 (72 FR 13534), that announces the availability of a final interim staff guidance document on ``Preclosure Safety AnalysisLevel of Information and Reliability Estimation.'' This action is necessary to correct typographical errors.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Subcommittee Meeting on Thermal-Hydraulic Phenomena; Revised
Document Number: E7-7369
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Meeting Notice
Document Number: E7-7368
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Request To Amend a License To Export Radioactive Waste
Document Number: E7-7270
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Subcommittee Meeting on Planning and Procedures; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-7269
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Subcommittee Meeting on Safety Research Program; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-7268
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Fuel Storage Casks: Standardized NUHOMS® System, Revision 9, Confirmation of Effective Date
Document Number: E7-7262
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of April 17, 2007, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2007 (72 FR 4615). This direct final rule amended the NRC's regulations to revise the Transnuclear, Inc., Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System listing to include Amendment No. 9 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1004.
Sunshine Act Federal Register Notice
Document Number: 07-1915
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-1886
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 07-1795
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Union of Concerned Scientists; Receipt of Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: E7-6644
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing for public comment a notice of receipt of a petition for rulemaking, dated February 21, 2007, which was filed with the Commission by David Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, on behalf of the Union of Concerned Scientists. The petition was docketed by the NRC on February 23, 2007, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-73-13. The petitioner requests that the NRC amend its regulations to close a loophole in current regulations that would enable persons who do not meet trustworthiness and reliability standards for unescorted access to protected areas of nuclear power plants the permission to enter protected areas with an unarmed escort. The petitioner believes that current regulations create a security vulnerability that could potentially compromise public health and safety.
Notice of Issuance of Renewed License, BWX Technologies, Inc., Lynchburg, VA
Document Number: E7-6480
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Industry Codes and Standards; Amended Requirements
Document Number: E7-6379
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to incorporate by reference the 2004 Edition of Section III, Division 1 and Section XI, Division 1 of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPV Code) and the 2004 Edition of the ASME Code for Operation and Maintenance of Nuclear Power Plants (OM Code) to provide updated rules for constructing and inspecting components and testing pumps, valves, and dynamic restraints (snubbers) in light-water nuclear power plants. NRC also proposes to require the use of ASME Code Cases N-722 and N- 729-1, both with conditions, and to remove certain obsolete requirements specified in Sec. 50.55a. This action is in accordance with the NRC's policy to periodically update the regulations to incorporate new editions and addenda of the ASME Codes by reference and is intended to maintain the safety of nuclear reactors and make NRC activities more effective and efficient.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 07-1625
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions