Conducting the Section 106 Process of the National Historic Preservation Act for Uranium Recovery Licensing Actions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing draft Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) FSME-ISG-02, ``Guidance for Conducting the Section 106 Process of the National Historic Preservation Act for Uranium Recovery Licensing Actions,'' for review and comment. The purpose of this draft ISG is to assist NRC staff in conducting the Section 106 process of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA), specific to uranium recovery licensing actions. While this guidance is primarily intended for the NRC staff, it also provides useful information to participants in the Section 106 process for uranium recovery licensing actions.
DTE Electric Company; Fermi 2
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an application for the renewal of operating license number NPF-43, which authorizes DTE Electric Company, to operate Fermi 2. The renewed license would authorize the applicant to operate Fermi 2 for an additional 20 years beyond the period specified in the current license. The current operating license for Fermi 2 (NPF-43) expires at midnight on March 20, 2025. Fermi 2 is a boiling-water reactor designed by General Electric and is located near Frenchtown Township, Monroe County, Michigan.
NRC Endorsement of Trial Use PRA Standards and Criteria for Evaluating Multi-Module Risk
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans to hold a public meeting to discuss NRC options regarding endorsement of ASME/ANS PRA standards and the staff proposed criteria for evaluating multi- module risk.
Enhanced Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities; Special Nuclear Material Transportation
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comments on a draft regulatory basis to support the potential amendments to revise a number of existing security-related regulations relating to physical protection of special nuclear material (SNM) at NRC-licensed facilities and in transit, as well as the fitness for duty programs for security officers at certain fuel cycle facilities. Potentially affected licensees include fuel cycle facilities, non-power reactors, research and development facilities, industrial facilities, and certain medical isotope production facilities.