Nuclear Regulatory Commission October 25, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Reactors
Document Number: 2013-25259
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 of regulatory guide (RG) 1.184 ``Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Reactors.'' This guide describes a method NRC considers acceptable for use in decommissioning power reactors.
Monitoring Criteria and Methods To Calculate Occupational Radiation Doses
Document Number: 2013-25258
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-8031, ``Monitoring Criteria and Methods to Calculate Occupational Radiation Doses.'' This guide describes methods that the NRC staff considers acceptable for licensees to use to determine monitoring criteria and calculate occupational radiation doses.
Cost-Benefit Analysis for Radwaste Systems for Light-Water-Cooled Nuclear Power Reactors
Document Number: 2013-25256
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.110, ``Cost-Benefit Analysis for Radwaste Systems for Light-Water-Cooled Nuclear Power Reactors,'' in which the NRC made editorial corrections and formatting changes with no substantive changes in the staff regulatory positions. This guide describes methods and procedures that the staff of the NRC considers acceptable for performing a cost-benefit analysis for liquid and gaseous radwaste system components for light water nuclear power reactors.
Preoperational Testing of Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Pressurized-Water Reactors
Document Number: 2013-25255
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revision to regulatory guide (RG), 1.79, ``Preoperational Testing of Emergency Core Cooling Systems for Pressurized-Water Reactors.'' This RG is being revised to incorporate guidance for preoperational testing of new pressurized water reactor (PWR) designs.
Onsite Emergency Response Capabilities
Document Number: 2013-24879
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making available a regulatory basis document to support the potential amendment of its regulations concerning nuclear power plant licensees' onsite emergency response capabilities. The NRC is not seeking public comments on this document. The issuance of this regulatory basis document is one of the actions stemming from the NRC's lessons-learned efforts associated with the March 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in Japan.