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Southern California Edison, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Units 2 and 3 Request for Action
Document Number: 2013-11036
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice that by petition dated June 18, 2012, Friends of the Earth (FOE, the petitioner) has requested that the NRC take action with regard to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The petitioner's requests are included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Dow Chemical Company, Dow TRIGA Research Reactor; License Renewal for the Dow Chemical TRIGA Research Reactor; Supplemental Information and Correction
Document Number: 2013-10927
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a notice in the Federal Register on July 20, 2012 (77 FR 42771), ``License Renewal for the Dow Chemical TRIGA Research Reactor,'' to inform the public that the NRC is considering issuance of a renewed Facility License No. R-108 for Dow Chemical Company which would authorize continued operation of the Dow TRIGA Research Reactor. The notice provided the NRC staff's review of the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Dow TRIGA Research Reactor. This action is necessary to (1) correct a typographical error in Section II.A., ``Radiological Impact;'' and (2) provide the public with supplemental information regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals Waste Confidence Ruling and NRC staff review of the ruling showing the non- applicability to research and test reactor licensing.
University of California, Irvine; License Renewal for University of California, Irvine Nuclear Reactor Facility; Supplemental Information
Document Number: 2013-10925
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a notice in the Federal Register on February 13, 2012 (77 FR 7610-7613), ``Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the License Renewal for University of California, Irvine Nuclear Reactor Facility,'' to inform the public that the NRC is considering issuance of a renewed Facility License No. R-116 for the Regents of the University of California (the licensee) which would authorize continued operation of the University of California, Irvine Nuclear Reactor Facility. The notice provided the NRC staff's review of the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the University of California, Irvine Nuclear Reactor Facility. This action is necessary to provide the public with supplemental information regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals Waste Confidence Ruling and NRC staff review of the ruling showing the non- applicability to research and test reactor licensing.
Adequacy of Design Features and Functional Capabilities Identified and Described for Withstanding Aircraft Impacts
Document Number: 2013-10920
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a new section of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition.'' The new section, designated as Revision 0, is Section 19.5, ``Adequacy of design features and functional capabilities identified and described for withstanding aircraft impacts.''
Request To Amend a License To Import Radioactive Waste
Document Number: 2013-10917
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Request To Amend a License To Export Radioactive Waste
Document Number: 2013-10916
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-10904
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit No. 3 Extension of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2013-10792
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document modifies a notice appearing in the Federal Register on April 3, 2013 (78 FR 20144), by extending the original public comment period from May 3, 2013, to June 3, 2013. This action was requested by concerned stakeholders who sought additional time to provide comments.
Draft Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants; NextEra Energy Seabrook; Seabrook Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2013-10790
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing a supplement to the draft plant-specific Supplement 46 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (GEIS), NUREG-1437, regarding the renewal of operating license NPF-86 for an additional 20 years of operation for Seabrook Station, Unit 1 (Seabrook). The NRC will incorporate the contents of the supplement, and any comments received thereon, into the final plant-specific supplement to the GEIS for Seabrook. Seabrook is located 13 miles south of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy sources.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC, License Renewal of Nuclear Plants and Public Meetings for the License Renewal of Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2013-10788
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has published a draft plant-specific supplement 49 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (GEIS), NUREG-1437, regarding the renewal of operating licenses NPF-39 and NPF-85 for an additional 20 years of operation for Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2 (LGS). LGS is located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy sources.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-10743
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register 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 25, ``Access Authorization.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0046. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations requiring access to NRC-classified information. 5. The number of annual respondents: 78. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 365 (318 hrs reporting + 47 hrs recordkeeping). 7. Abstract: NRC-regulated facilities and other organizations are required to provide information and maintain records to ensure that an adequate level of protection is provided to NRC-classified information and material. Submit, by July 8, 2013, 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? The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this document. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC-2013- 0071. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0071 and mail comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Content Specifications and Shielding Evaluations for Type B Transportation Packages
Document Number: 2013-10499
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2013-04, ``Content Specifications and Shielding Evaluations for Type B Transportation Packages.'' This RIS clarifies the NRC's use of staff guidance in NUREG-1609, ``Standard Review Plan for Transport Packages for Radioactive Material,'' for the review of content specifications and shielding evaluations included in the Certificates of Compliance (CoC) and safety analysis reports (SARs) for Type B transportation packages. The RIS does not impose any additional regulatory requirements on NRC licensees.
Revisions to the Petition for Rulemaking Process
Document Number: 2013-10117
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to streamline its process for addressing petitions for rulemaking (PRMs). The proposed amendments are intended to improve transparency and make the PRM process more efficient and effective.
Notice of Meeting; Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards
Document Number: 2013-10431
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
License Amendment for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Bear Creek Facility, Converse County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-10265
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the issuance of a license amendment to Source Materials License SUA- 1310 issued to Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC or the licensee) to authorize alternate concentration limits (ACLs) at its point of compliance (POC) wells and the deletion of License Condition (LC) No. 47 for its Bear Creek Uranium Mill facility in Converse County, Wyoming. The NRC has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for this proposed action in accordance with its regulations. Based on the EA, the NRC has concluded that a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is appropriate with respect to the proposed action. The amendment will be issued following the publication of this document.
Qualification Tests for Safety-Related Actuators in Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2013-10255
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1235, ``Qualification Tests for Safety-Related Actuators in Nuclear Power Plants.'' DG-1235 is proposed Revision 1 of RG 1.73, dated January 1974. This revision endorses, with clarifications, the enhanced consensus practices for qualifying safety-related actuators, and actuator components, in Nuclear Power Generating Stations in order to demonstrate their ability to perform their intended safety functions under all required conditions as described in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standard 382-2006, ``Standard for Qualification of Safety-Related Actuators for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.''
Final License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance LR-ISG-2012-01: Wall Thinning Due to Erosion Mechanisms
Document Number: 2013-10254
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing the final License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance (LR-ISG), LR-ISG-2012-01, ``Wall Thinning Due to Erosion Mechanisms.'' This LR-ISG revises an NRC staff-recommended aging management program (AMP) in NUREG-1801, Revision 2, ``Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report,'' and the NRC staff's aging management review procedure and acceptance criteria contained in NUREG-1800, Revision 2, ``Standard Review Plan for Review of License Renewal Applications for Nuclear Power Plants'' (SRP-LR), to address wall thinning due to various erosion mechanisms for piping and components within the scope of the Requirements for Renewal of Operating Licenses for Nuclear Power Plants. This LR-ISG changes the recommendations in GALL Report, Revision 2, AMP XI.M17, ``Flow- Accelerated Corrosion,'' based on the staff's review of several license renewal applications' flow-accelerated corrosion AMPs and stakeholder input.
Sunshine Federal Register Notice
Document Number: 2013-10253
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-10116
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will convene a teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on June 18, 2013, to discuss the committee's analysis of reported medical events involving yttrium-90 microspheres. Meeting information, including a copy of the agenda and handouts, will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/ meetings/2013.html. The agenda and handouts may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Sophie Holiday using the information below.
Compliance With Information Request, Flooding Hazard Reevaluation
Document Number: 2013-09796
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing draft Japan Lessons-Learned Project Directorate Interim Staff Guidance (JLD- ISG), JLD-ISG-2013-01, ``Guidance for Estimating Flooding Hazards due to Dam Failure.'' This draft JLD-ISG provides guidance acceptable to the NRC staff for reevaluating flooding hazards due to dam failure for the purpose of responding to enclosure 2 of a March 12, 2012, information request.
Evaluations of Explosions Postulated To Occur at Nearby Facilities and on Transportation Routes Near Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2013-09795
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revision to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.91, ``Evaluations of Explosions Postulated to Occur at Nearby Facilities and on Transportation Routes Near Nuclear Power Plants.'' This regulatory guide describes for applicants seeking nuclear power reactor licenses and licensees of nuclear power reactors methods that the NRC's staff finds acceptable for evaluating postulated explosions at nearby facilities and transportation routes.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-09652
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Personnel Access Authorization Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2013-09375
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing for comment a notice of receipt of a petition for rulemaking (PRM) filed with the Commission by Ellen C. Ginsberg on behalf of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI or the petitioner) on January 25, 2013. The petition was docketed by the NRC on February 4, 2013, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-73-16. The petitioner requests that the NRC amend its regulations to limit the scope of third-party review of licensee decisions denying or revoking an employee's unescorted access at their facility. The petitioner seeks to ensure that such decisions cannot be overturned by any third party. The petitioner also requests an expedited review of this petition based on pending arbitration cases that will be affected by NRC action on this petition. The NRC has reviewed the petitioner's request for an expedited review of this petition and has determined that the petition should be expedited due to the aforementioned pending arbitration cases. Therefore, the NRC is limiting the public comment period to 45 days. While 75 days is the normal duration for NRC technical rules, the NRC believes that 45 days provides sufficient time for stakeholders to comment.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-09022
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: HI-STORM 100, Amendment No. 8; Corrections
Document Number: 2013-08889
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 17, 2012 (77 FR 9515), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a direct final rule amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International, Inc. (Holtec) HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014. The direct final rule was effective on May 2, 2012 (77 FR 24585; April 25, 2012). The NRC has made non-substantive corrections to the technical specifications (TS) and the NRC's Safety Evaluation Report (SER) for the Holtec HI-STORM 100 Cask System, Amendment No. 8. The purpose of this document is to provide notification that the NRC is amending its regulations by revising the Holtec HI-STORM 100 Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include notification that Amendment No. 8 to CoC No. 1014 was corrected on November 16, 2012.
Application and Amendment to Facility Operating License Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination; San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Unit 2
Document Number: 2013-08888
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-10, issued to Southern California Edison (SCE, the licensee), for operation of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Unit 2. The proposed amendment makes a temporary change to the steam generator management program and the license condition for maximum power. For the duration of Unit 2, Cycle 17, the proposed amendment would change the terms ``full range of normal operating conditions'' and ``normal steady state full power operation'' and restricts operation to 70 percent of the maximum authorized power level. ``Full range of normal operating conditions'' and ``normal steady state full power operation'' shall be based upon the steam generators being operated under conditions associated with reactor core power levels up to 70 percent Rated Thermal Power (2406.6 megawatts thermal).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-08875
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register 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: NRC Form 850A, ``Request for NRC Contractor Building Access.'' NRC Form 850B, ``Request for NRC Contractor Information Technology Access Authorization.'' NRC Form 850C, ``Request for NRC Contractor Security Clearance.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-XXXX. 3. How often the collection is required: On Occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC contractors, subcontractors and other individuals who are not NRC employees. 5. The number of annual respondents: 500. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 85. 7. Abstract: Part 10 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 FR), ``Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to Restricted Data or National Security Information or an Employment Clearance,'' establishes requirements that individuals requiring an access authorization and/or employment clearance must have an investigation of their background. The NRC Forms 850A, 850B, and 850C will be used by the NRC to obtain information on NRC contractors, subcontractors, and other individuals who are not NRC employees and require access to the NRC buildings, IT systems, sensitive information, sensitive unclassified information, or classified information. Submit, by June 17, 2013, 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? The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC- 2013-0054. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0054. Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-08874
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register 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: NRC Form 136, ``Security Termination Statement.'' NRC Form 237, ``Request for Access Authorization.'' NRC Form 277, ``Request for Visit or Access Authorization.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0049, NRC Form 136. 3150-0050, NRC Form 237. 3150-0051, NRC Form 277. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: NRC Form 136: NRC employees, licensees and contractors. NRC Form 237: NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, employees of other government agencies, and other individuals who are not NRC employees. NRC Form 277: Any employees of approximately 78 licensees and 7 contracts who hold an NRC access authorization and need to make a visit to NRC, other contractor/licensees or government agencies in which access to classified information will be involved or unescorted area access is desired. 5. The number of annual respondents: NRC Form 136: 300. NRC Form 237: 420. NRC Form 277: 60. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: NRC Form 136: 50. NRC Form 237: 84. NRC Form 277: 10. 7. Abstract: The NRC Form 136 is completed by licensees and contractors that are leaving the NRC to acknowledge and accept their continuing security responsibilities. The NRC Form 237 is completed by NRC contractors, subcontractors, licensee employees, employees of other government agencies, and other individuals who are not NRC employees who require an NRC access authorization. The NRC Form 277 is completed by NRC contractors and licensees who have been granted an NRC access authorization and require verification of that access authorization and need-to-know due to: (1) A visit to the NRC, (2) a visit to other contractors/licensees or government agencies in which access to classified information will be involved, or (3) unescorted area access is desired. Submit, by June 17, 2013, 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? The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc- comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC- 2013-0057. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0057. Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6258; or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Additional Synthetic Drug Testing
Document Number: 2013-08752
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will consider the issues raised in a petition for rulemaking (PRM), PRM-26-8, submitted by Mr. Thomas King (the petitioner) in the NRC's rulemaking process. The petitioner requested that the NRC amend its Fitness for Duty program regulations to amend drug testing requirements to test for additional synthetic drugs currently not included in the regulations. The NRC determined that the issues raised in the PRM are appropriate for consideration in an ongoing rulemaking on Drug and Alcohol Testing. The NRC is not instituting a public comment period at this time.
GPU Nuclear Inc., Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2, Exemption From Certain Security Requirements
Document Number: 2013-08704
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Guidance on the Treatment of Uncertainties Associated With PRA in Risk-Informed Decisionmaking
Document Number: 2013-08693
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued for public comment a document entitled: NUREG-1855, Revision 1, ``Guidance on the Treatment of Uncertainties Associated with PRA in Risk-Informed Decisionmaking,'' Draft Report for Comment.
Aging Management of Internal Surfaces, Service Level III and Other Coatings, Atmospheric Storage Tanks, and Corrosion Under Insulation
Document Number: 2013-08699
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requests public comment on the Draft License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance (LR-ISG), LR-ISG-2012-02, ``Aging Management of Internal Surfaces, Service Level III and Other Coatings, Atmospheric Storage Tanks, and Corrosion under Insulation.'' The draft LR-ISG proposes to revise NRC staff-recommended aging management programs (AMP) and aging management review (AMR) items in NUREG-1801, Revision 2, ``Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report,'' and the NRC staff's AMR procedure, acceptance criteria, and AMR items contained in NUREG-1800, Revision 2, ``Standard Review Plan for Review of License Renewal Applications for Nuclear Power Plants'' (SRP-LR) to address new recommendations related to internal surface aging effects of components, and atmospheric storage tanks within the scope of the Requirements for Renewal of Operating Licenses for Nuclear Power Plants. The ISG also includes new recommendations to address Service Level III and Other coatings and corrosion under insulation.
Installation of Radiation Alarms for Rooms Housing Neutron Sources
Document Number: 2013-08511
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is denying a petition for rulemaking (PRM), PRM-73-15, dated September 15, 2011, which was filed with the NRC by George Hamawy (the petitioner). The petitioner requested that the NRC amend its regulations to require the installation of radiation alarms for rooms housing neutron sources.
Station Blackout Mitigation Strategies
Document Number: 2013-08216
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comment on the draft regulatory basis document to support the potential amendment of its regulations concerning nuclear power plant licensees' station blackout mitigation strategies. Appendix A of the draft regulatory basis provides a discussion of rule language concepts that the NRC staff is considering for this potential rulemaking. In addition, Appendix A contains a set of questions soliciting stakeholder feedback in areas that would support the NRC staff in developing a proposed rule. The issuance of this draft 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.