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Tribal Protocol Manual
Document Number: 2014-27324
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment Revision 1 of the NRC's ``Tribal Protocol Manual: Guidance for NRC Staff.'' The Tribal Protocol Manual provides internal guidance to the NRC staff on protocols to facilitate the NRC staff's engagement with Tribal governments.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28258
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Applicability of ASME Code Case N-770-1, as Conditioned by Federal Regulation, to Branch Connection Butt Welds
Document Number: 2014-28122
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On October 23, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft regulatory issue summary (RIS) 2014- XX. The purpose of this draft RIS is to inform addressees about reactor coolant system Alloy 82/182 branch connection dissimilar metal nozzle welds that may be of a butt weld configuration and therefore require inspection under the NRC's regulations. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on December 8, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Fitness-for-Duty Programs for New Nuclear Power Plant Construction Sites
Document Number: 2014-28063
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-5036, ``Fitness-for-Duty [FFD] Programs at New Reactor Construction Sites.'' This DG provides new guidance for implementing fitness for duty requirements at nuclear power plant construction sites.
Advanced Light-Water Reactor Probabilistic Risk Assessment
Document Number: 2014-28047
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing this notice for use of and requesting public comment on its draft Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) DC/COL-ISG-028, ``Assessing the Technical Adequacy of the Advanced Light-Water Reactor Probabilistic Risk Assessment for the Design Certification Application and Combined License Application.'' The purpose of this ISG would be to provide guidance for assessing the technical adequacy of the probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) needed for advanced light-water reactor (ALWR) design certification (DC) and combined license (COL) applications. This guidance would only address the typical conditions for the DC and COL application.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-27974
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27959
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2014-27630
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from October 30, 2014 to November 12, 2014. The last biweekly notice was published on November 12, 2014.
In the Matter of CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC
Document Number: 2014-27796
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Order for CB&I AREVA MOX Services (MOX Services, Licensee) (formerly known as Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC). The Licensee holds Construction Authorization (CA) CAMOX-001 which authorizes the construction of a Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. The MFFF is currently partially completed.
Crow Butte Resources, Inc.; License Renewal for the in Situ Leach Facility, Crawford, Nebraska
Document Number: 2014-27792
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Guidelines for Evaluating the Effects of Light-Water Reactor Coolant Environments in Fatigue Analyses of Metal Components
Document Number: 2014-27712
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1309, ``Guidelines for Evaluating the Effects of Light-Water Reactor Coolant Environments in Fatigue Analyses of Metal Components.'' This guide, Revision 1 of Regulatory Guide 1.207 has been revised to consolidate, update, and replace previous NRC staff guidance on the effects of light-water reactor coolant environments on the fatigue lives of nuclear power plant components. This proposed revision provides an alternative to previous guidance provided for new reactors in Revision 0 of this guide, as well as to previous guidance provided for license renewal of operating reactors in the Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report and the Standard Review Plan for License Renewal (SRP-LR). This guide supports reviews of applications for new nuclear reactor construction that are licensed under the NRC's regulations.
Radiation Protection
Document Number: 2014-27519
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On July 25, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published for comment an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a draft regulatory basis. The draft regulatory basis would identify potential changes to the NRC's current radiation protection regulations. The potential changes, if implemented, would achieve a closer alignment between the NRC's radiation protection regulations and the recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) contained in ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on November 24, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on the ANPR to provide additional time for members of the public and other stakeholders to develop and submit their comments.
In the Matter of Issuance of a Non-Manufacturing and Distribution Service Provider Order
Document Number: 2014-27515
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued an order imposing trustworthiness and reliability requirements for unescorted access to certain radioactive material by request of a service provider licensee that is not a manufacturer or distribution. The order was issued on October 2, 2014, and became effective immediately.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM Underground Maximum Capacity Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1040
Document Number: 2014-27398
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing a direct final rule that would have added the Holtec International HI- STORM Underground Maximum Capacity (UMAX) Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1040, to the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks.'' The NRC is taking this action because it has received at least one significant adverse comment in response to a companion proposed rule that was concurrently published with the direct final rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-27317
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
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 31, General Domestic Licenses for Byproduct Material. 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0016. 3. How often the collection is required: Reports are submitted as events occur. General license registration requests may be submitted at any time. Changes to the information on the registration may be submitted as they occur. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Persons receiving, possessing, using, or transferring devices containing byproduct material. 5. The number of annual respondents: 10,929 (971 NRC respondents, 9,958 Agreement State respondents). 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 36,186 hours (4,843 hours for NRC licensees + 31,343 hours for Agreement State licensees). 7. Abstract: Part 31 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), establishes general licenses for the possession and use of byproduct material in certain devices. General licensees are required to keep testing records and submit event reports identified in Part 31, which assist the NRC in determining with reasonable assurance that devices are operated safely and without radiological hazard to users or the public. Submit, by January 20, 2015, 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-2014-0247. 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-2014-0247. 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, by telephone at 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-27289
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Omaha Public Power District; Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2014-27198
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR- 40, issued to Omaha Public Power District (the licensee), for operation of the Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1. The proposed amendment would revise a limited number of Technical Specification Surveillance Requirements by adding a note or footnote permitting a one-time extension from a refueling frequency (i.e., at least once per 18 months) to a maximum of 28 months.
Renewed Materials License, Operating License SUA-1534, Crow Butte Resources, Inc., Crow Butte Uranium In-Situ Recovery Project
Document Number: 2014-27197
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a renewed license to Crow Butte Resources, Inc. (CBR) for its Crow Butte Uranium In-Situ Recovery (ISR) Project in Dawes County, Nebraska. Under conditions listed in the renewed license, the Source and Materials License SUA-1534 authorizes CBR to operate its facilities as proposed in its license renewal application, as amended, and to possess uranium source and byproduct material at the Crow Butte Uranium ISR Project.
Aging Management of Loss of Coating or Lining Integrity for Internal Coatings/Linings on In-Scope Piping, Piping Components, Heat Exchangers, and Tanks
Document Number: 2014-27042
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
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-2013-01, ``Aging Management of Loss of Coating or Lining Integrity for Internal Coatings/Linings on In-Scope Piping, Piping Components, Heat Exchangers, and Tanks.'' This LR-ISG provides changes to NRC staff- recommended aging management programs (AMPs), aging management review (AMR) items, and definitions in NUREG-1801, Revision 2, ``Generic Aging Lessons Learned (GALL) Report,'' and the NRC staff's Final Safety Analysis Report Supplement program descriptions and AMR items contained in NUREG-1800, Revision 2, ``Standard Review Plan for Review of License Renewal Applications for Nuclear Power Plants'' (SRP-LR).
License Renewal Application for Callaway Plant, Unit 1
Document Number: 2014-26788
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making available a final plant-specific supplement, Supplement 51, to NUREG- 1437, ``Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants'' (GEIS), regarding the renewal of Union Electric Company's Operating License NPF-30 for an additional 20 years of operation for Callaway Plant, Unit 1 (Callaway).
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2014-26556
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from October 16, 2014 to October 29, 2014. The last biweekly notice was published on October 28, 2014.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-26776
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Ameren Missouri; Combined License Application for Callaway Plant, Unit 2
Document Number: 2014-26645
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in a response to an August 7, 2014, letter from Ameren Missouri, which requested an exemption from the implementation of enhancements to Emergency Preparedness (EP) rules in their Combined License (COL) application. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption, but stipulated that the updates to the COL application addressing the implementation of enhancements to EP rules must be submitted prior to, or coincident with, the resumption of the COL application review or by December 31, 2015, whichever comes first.
Ameren Missouri; Combined License Application for Callaway Plant, Unit 2
Document Number: 2014-26644
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in a response to an August 7, 2014, letter from Ameren Missouri, which requested an exemption from Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) updates included in their Combined License (COL) application. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption, but stipulated that the updates to the FSAR must be submitted prior to, or coincident with, the resumption of the COL application review or by December 31, 2015, whichever comes first.
Miscellaneous Corrections
Document Number: 2014-26595
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to make miscellaneous corrections. These changes include updating the address for the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR), updating a footnote, correcting mathematical errors, correcting references, correcting typographical and grammatical errors, and revising language for clarity and consistency. This final rule also makes changes to the time period by which a Federal agency must refer a debt for collection through offset, and makes conforming changes to the regulations to reflect the transfer of Mississippi to NRC Region IV.
Information on Licensing Applications for Fracture Toughness Requirements for Ferritic Reactor Coolant Pressure Boundary Components
Document Number: 2014-26581
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2014-11, ``Information on Licensing Applications for Fracture Toughness Requirements for Ferritic Reactor Coolant Pressure Boundary Components.'' This RIS provides guidance to applicants for, and holders of, nuclear power reactor licenses, construction permits, standard design approvals, and manufacturing licenses, and applicants for standard design certifications, on the scope and detail of information that should be provided in licensing applications regarding reactor vessel fracture toughness and associated pressure-temperature limits. The RIS explains that these entities should ensure that pressure-temperature limits developed in accordance with NRC requirements sufficiently address all ferritic materials of the reactor vessel, including the impact of structural discontinuities and neutron fluence accumulation.
In the Matter of Kruger Technologies, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-26548
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a confirmatory order to Kruger Technologies, Inc., (KTI) confirming agreements reached in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Session held on September 3, 2014. As part of the agreement, KTI will take a number of actions, including: Revising the company-wide policy to describe implementation of NRC safety and security requirements for portable gauges; ensuring all authorized gauge users are trained initially and annually on the revised company-wide policy; increasing management oversight by establishing a process to periodically conduct field inspections; and providing Radiation Safety Officer training for an additional authorized gauge user. KTI is also required to notify the NRC periodically of the status of its efforts.
Waste Control Specialists LLC; Order Modifying Exemption
Document Number: 2014-26415
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in support of the NRC's consideration of the issuance of a new order superseding an order previously issued to Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) on October 20, 2009 (2009 Order). The 2009 Order exempted WCS from the NRC's regulations concerning special nuclear material (SNM). The current action is in response to a request by WCS dated July 18, 2014, to temporarily store containers of transuranic waste, originated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), in its Federal Facility Waste Disposal Facility (FWF).
PPL Bell Bend, LLC; Combined License Application for Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant
Document Number: 2014-26313
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in a response to a September 24, 2014, letter from PPL Bell Bend, LLC (PPL), which requested an exemption from Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) updates included in their Combined License (COL) application. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption, but stipulated that the updates to the FSAR must be submitted prior to, or coincident with, the resumption of the COL application safety review or by December 31, 2015, whichever comes first.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant
Document Number: 2014-26308
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a director's decision with regard to a petition dated July 25, 2013, as supplemented on November 13, 2013, filed by Mr. David Lochbaum, (the petitioner), on behalf of Alliance for Green Economy, Beyond Nuclear, Citizens Awareness Network, and Union of Concerned Scientists, requesting that the NRC take action with regard to concerns with the operation of James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant (FitzPatrick), owned by Entergy Nuclear Generation Company and operated by Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy, the licensee). The petitioner's requests and the director's decision are included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Early Site Permit for the PSEG Site
Document Number: 2014-26301
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On August 22, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published for public comment a draft environmental impact statement (EIS), NUREG-2168, ``Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Early Site Permit (ESP) for the PSEG Site.'' The PSEG Site is located in Salem County, New Jersey. The public comment period was to have ended on November 6, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period for 30 days to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.; Kewaunee Power Station
Document Number: 2014-26292
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) is a decommissioning nuclear power reactor that permanently shut down on May 7, 2013, and permanently defueled on May 14, 2013. In response to a request from Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. (DEK or the licensee), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting exemptions from certain emergency planning (EP) requirements. The exemptions will eliminate the requirements to maintain offsite radiological emergency plans and reduce the scope of the onsite emergency planning activities at the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) based on the reduced risks of accidents that could result in an offsite radiological release when compared to operating power reactors. The exemptions will continue to maintain requirements for onsite radiological emergency planning and include provisions for capabilities to communicate and coordinate with offsite response authorities. The NRC staff has concluded that the exemptions being granted by this action will maintain an acceptable level of emergency preparedness at KPS given its permanently shutdown and defueled status, and that there is reasonable assurance that adequate offsite protective measures can and will be taken by State and local government agencies, if needed, in the event of a radiological emergency at the KPS facility.
Definition of a Utilization Facility
Document Number: 2014-26254
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting the docket identification number and Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) for a Direct Final Rule published in the Federal Register (FR) on October 17, 2014, to amend the NRC's regulations to add SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc.'s accelerator-driven subcritical operating assemblies, as described in the application assigned docket number 50- 608, to the definition of utilization facility.
Definition of a Utilization Facility
Document Number: 2014-26253
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting the docket identification number and Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) for a Proposed Rule that was published in the Federal Register (FR) on October 17, 2014, to amend the NRC's regulations to add SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc.'s accelerator-driven subcritical operating assemblies, as described in the application assigned docket number 50- 608, to the definition of utilization facility.
Approval of American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Code Cases
Document Number: 2014-25491
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to incorporate by reference the latest revisions of three NRC Regulatory Guides (RGs) approving new and revised Code Cases published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. This action allows nuclear power plant licensees, and applicants for construction permits, operating licenses, combined licenses, standard design certifications, standard design approvals, and manufacturing licenses, to use the Code Cases listed in these RGs, as alternatives to engineering standards for the construction, inservice inspection, and inservice testing of nuclear power plant components. This final rule changes NRC's regulations to address a petition for rulemaking (PRM), PRM-50-89, submitted by Mr. Raymond West. The final rule also restructures the NRC's requirements governing Codes and standards to align with the Office of the Federal Register's guidelines for incorporating documents by reference. This final rule announces the availability of the final versions of the three RGs that are being incorporated by reference, and a related RG, not incorporated by reference into the NRC's regulations, that lists Code Cases that the NRC has not approved for use. For additional information on these RGs, see Section XVII, Availability of Regulatory Guides, of this document.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2014-25530
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of three amendment requests. The amendment requests are for Catawba Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2; R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; and St. Lucie Plant, Units 1 and 2. For each amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that they involve no significant hazards consideration. In addition, each amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-26211
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; South Carolina Electric & Gas Company; Tier 1 Editorial and Consistency Changes
Document Number: 2014-26063
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and issuing License Amendment No. 15 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-93 and NPF-94. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), and South Carolina Public Service Authority (the licensee), for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS), Units 2 and 3 located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The amendment consists of changes to Figure 2.2.5-1, Tables; 2.6.3-4, 3.5- 3, 3.5-7, 2.2.3-1, 3.5-1, 3.3-6, 2.7.1-4, 2.6.6-1, 2.2.3-4, 2.3.10-2, and 2.1.1-1, and Section 3.2, Item 1.e) of Appendix C to the COLs. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Jefferson Proving Ground License Amendment Application for Source Materials License
Document Number: 2014-26060
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Army (Army) submitted a license amendment application, dated August 28, 2013, to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), which included a Decommissioning Plan (DP) and an Environmental Report (ER). The Army submitted the DP and ER in support of its request that the NRC terminate Materials License SUB-1435 for the Depleted Uranium Impact Area at the Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison, Indiana, under restricted conditions. The NRC, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the NRC's regulations, announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed license termination and to conduct a scoping process for the EIS. The NRC invites and encourages members of the public to submit comments on the appropriate scope of issues to be considered in, and the content of the EIS.
Florida Power & Light Company: Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Document Number: 2014-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions