Nuclear Regulatory Commission August 6, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-19049
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on US-APWR; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18943
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Entergy Nuclear Generation Company Pilgrim Power Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Order Modifying License (Effective Immediately)
Document Number: 2013-18936
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a general license to Entergy Nuclear Generation Company (Entergy), authorizing the operation of an Independent Spent Fuel Storage installation (ISFSI), in accordance with its regulations. This Order is being issued to Entergy because it has identified near-term plans to store spent fuel in an ISFSI under the general license provisions of the NRC's regulations.
License Renewal Application for Byron Station, Units 1 and 2; Exelon Generation Company, LLC
Document Number: 2013-18935
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) has submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) an application (ML131550528) for renewal of Facility Operating Licenses NPF-37 and NPF-66 for an additional 20 years of operation for Byron Station, Units 1 and 2 (Byron). Byron Station is located in Byron, Illinois. The current operating license for Byron Station, Unit 1, expires on October 31, 2024, and Unit 2, expires on November 6, 2026.
Verification, Validation, Reviews, and Audits for Digital Computer Software Used in Safety Systems of Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2013-18728
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revised regulatory guide (RG), revision 2 of RG 1.168, ``Verification, Validation, Reviews, and Audits for Digital Computer Software Used in Safety Systems of Nuclear Power Plants.'' This guide endorses, with clarifications and exceptions, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Standard 1012-2004, ``IEEE Standard for Software Verification and Validation,'' and IEEE Std. 1028-2008, ``IEEE Standard for Software Reviews and Audits.'' These two IEEE standards describe methods acceptable to the NRC staff for demonstrating compliance with the NRC's regulations for design verification and control of software used in the safety systems of a nuclear power plant.
Test Documentation for Digital Computer Software Used in Safety Systems of Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2013-18719
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revised regulatory guide (RG), Revision 1 of RG 1.170, ``Test Documentation for Digital Computer Software Used in Safety Systems of Nuclear Power Plants.'' This RG endorses the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Standard 829-2008, ``IEEE Standard for Software and System Test Documentation'' with the clarifications and exceptions stated in Section C, ``Staff Regulatory Guidance'' of the RG. IEEE Std. 829-2008 describes methods that the NRC considers acceptable for use in complying with NRC regulations for developing test documentation and design quality in the software used in safety systems of nuclear power plants.