Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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DTE Electric Company; Fermi 2
Document Number: 2014-14272
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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
Document Number: 2014-14271
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Fukushima
Document Number: 2014-14267
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Enhanced Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities; Special Nuclear Material Transportation
Document Number: 2014-14135
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-14180
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Draft Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Question
Document Number: 2014-14011
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on emergency preparedness frequently asked question (EPFAQ) No. 2014-008. This EPFAQ will be used to provide clarification of guidance documents related to the development and maintenance of EP program elements. The NRC is publishing these preliminary results to inform the public and solicit comments.
Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2014-13143
Type: Unknown
Date: 2014-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing its semiannual regulatory agenda (the Agenda) in accordance with Public Law 96-354, ``The Regulatory Flexibility Act,'' and Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review.'' The Agenda is a compilation of all rules on which the NRC has recently completed action or has proposed or is considering action. This issuance of the NRC's Agenda contains 56 rulemaking activities: 2 are Economically Significant; 14 represent Other Significant agency priorities; 39 are Substantive, Nonsignificant rulemaking activities; and one is an Administrative rulemaking activity. This issuance updates any action occurring on rules since preparation of the fall 2013 semiannual regulatory agenda, which was published on January 7, 2014 (79 FR 1294). The NRC is requesting comment on its rulemaking activities as identified in this Agenda.
Request To Amend a License To Export Deuterium
Document Number: 2014-13779
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Well Logging, Tracer, and Field Flood Study Licenses
Document Number: 2014-13598
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its licensing guidance for well logging, tracer, and field flood study licenses. The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 14, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Well Logging, Tracer, and Field Flood Study Licenses.'' The document has been updated from the previous revision to include information on safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-13526
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Reliability Assurance Program
Document Number: 2014-13516
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final revision to the following section of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 17.4, ``Reliability Assurance Program.''
Reliability Assurance Program
Document Number: 2014-13515
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the withdrawal of Design Certification (DC) and Combined License (COL) Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) No. 18 (DC/COL-ISG-018), Revision 0, ``Interim Staff Guidance on Standard Review Plan, Section 17.4, `Reliability Assurance Program.' ''
Draft Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Questions
Document Number: 2014-13514
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on Emergency Preparedness frequently asked question (EPFAQ) No. 2014-004. This EPFAQ will be used to provide clarification of guidance documents related to the development and maintenance of EP program elements. The NRC is publishing these preliminary results to inform the public and solicit comments.
CSMI, LLC
Document Number: 2014-13360
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice that the Director of the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs (FSME) has issued a Director's Decision with regard to a petition dated August 10, 2013, filed by George Walther-Meade (the petitioner).
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2014-13217
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-06
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 May 15 to May 28, 2014. The last biweekly notice was published on May 27, 2014.
Cameco Resources
Document Number: 2014-13214
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a temporary exemption from certain NRC financial assurance requirements to Cameco Resources (Cameco) in response to its annual financial assurance update for the North Butte satellite to the Smith Ranch Highland Uranium In-Situ Recovery (ISR) project. Issuance of this temporary exemption will not remove the requirement for Cameco to provide adequate financial assurance through an approved mechanism, but will allow the NRC staff to further evaluate whether the State of Wyoming's separate account provision for financial assurance instruments it holds is consistent with the NRC's requirement for a standby trust agreement.
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: 2014-12402
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-06
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 Arkansas Nuclear One, Units 1 and 2; Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Unit 2; and Wolf Creek Generating Station. 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).
Embedded Digital Devices in Safety-Related Systems
Document Number: 2014-13087
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on draft revised regulatory issue summary (RIS) 2014-XX, ``Embedded Digital Devices in Safety-Related Systems.'' This RIS discusses and clarifies the NRC's technical position on existing regulatory requirements for the quality and reliability of safety- related equipment with embedded digital devices.
Standard Review Plan for License Applications for Fuel Cycle Facilities
Document Number: 2014-13077
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft NUREG-1520, Revision 2, titled ``Standard Review Plan [SRP] for License Applications for Fuel Cycle Facilities.'' This SRP provides NRC staff guidance for reviewing and evaluating the safety, health, security and environmental protection aspects of applications for licenses to possess and use special nuclear material (SNM) at fuel cycle facilities.
Open Phase Condition in Electric Power System; Electric Power-Introduction
Document Number: 2014-13061
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting public comment on a draft new Branch Technical Position (BTP) 8-9, ``Open Phase Conditions in Electric Power System.'' The NRC also seeks public comment on a related draft Revision 5 to Section 8.1, ``Electric PowerIntroduction,'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants.''
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-13060
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-12948
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a notice that was published in the Federal Register (FR) on December 9, 2013, regarding the docketing of the SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE) construction permit application. This action is necessary to provide the NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) accession number for the letter by which SHINE submitted the second and final part of its two-part application for a construction permit.
Reporting of H-3, C-14, Tc-99, and I-129 on the Uniform Waste Manifest
Document Number: 2014-12720
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on the draft regulatory issue summary (RIS), which addresses the reporting of H-3, C-14, Tc-99, and I-129 on the uniform waste manifest. The purpose of this draft RIS is to identify instances where licensees may use indirect methods to determine the activity of these radionuclides reported on the uniform manifest when the radionuclide is present at a concentration less than the lower limit of detection (LLD).
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-12718
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
License Exemption Request for Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.
Document Number: 2014-12486
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting exemptions in response to a request from Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. (DEK or the licensee) dated April 4, 2013, as supplemented by letter dated November 6, 2013. The exemptions would permit the use of a portion of the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) decommissioning trust fund (Trust) for expenses related to irradiated fuel management, and to be able to make such withdrawals from the trust fund without prior notification of the NRC. The NRC has reviewed the KPS Trust, the decommissioning approach and cost estimates in the KPS Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR), and the KPS updated Irradiated Fuel Management Plan and determined that, at this time, there is sufficient financial resources in the trust for both irradiated fuel management and to complete decommissioning activities.
Application for a License To Export High-Enriched Uranium
Document Number: 2014-12481
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-12344
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on December 5, 2013. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: New. 2. The title of the information collection: NRC Nuclear Education Grantee Survey. 3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-XXXX. 4. The form number if applicable: Not applicable. 5. How often the collection is required: Once every 5 years. 6. Who will be required or asked to report: NRC Grantees. 7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 60. 8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 60. 9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 45 hours. 10. Abstract: The NRC seeks to conduct a survey of grantees funded between 2007 and 2011, under NRC's Nuclear Education Grants. The survey will allow the NRC to collect information that is not otherwise available from all grantees to assess the impact of these funds on grantee programs, their faculty, and their students. The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly-available documents, including the final 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 and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer listed below by June 27, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-12249
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Exelon Generation Company, LLC, Clinton Power Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation: Order Modifying License (Effective Immediately)
Document Number: 2014-12179
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a general license to the Exelon Generation Company, LLC, authorizing the operation of the Clinton Power Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), in accordance with its regulations. The Order is being issued to Exelon because Exelon has identified near term plans to store spent fuel in an ISFSI under the general license provisions of the NRC's regulations.
In the Matter of Tennessee Valley Authority, Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation: Order Modifying License (Effective Immediately)
Document Number: 2014-12165
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a general license to the Tennesse Valley Authority (TVA), authorizing the operation of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), in accordance with its regulations. The Order is being issued to Exelon because Exelon has identified near term plans to store spent fuel in an ISFSI under the general license provisions of the NRC's regulations.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2014-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
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 April 31, 2014 to May 14, 2014. The last biweekly notice was published on May 13, 2014.
In the Matter of Armando N. Clavero
Document Number: 2014-11909
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order prohibiting Mr. Clavero from involvement in NRC-licensed activities for a period of 3 years. The order also requires Mr. Clavero to notify the NRC of any current involvement in NRC-licensed activities and for a period of 1 year after the 3-year period of prohibition has expired, that he provide a written notice for his acceptance of his first employment offer involving NRC-licensed activities.
North Anna Power Station, Unit 2
Document Number: 2014-11775
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Virginia Electric and Power Company (the licensee) to withdraw its September 10, 2013, application for proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-7 for the North Anna Power Station, Unit 2, located in Mineral, Virginia.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11620
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
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 81, ``Standard Specifications for the Granting of Patent Licenses.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0121. 3. How often the collection is required: Applications for licenses are submitted once. Other reports are submitted annually or as events require. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Applicants for and holders of NRC licenses to inventions covered by patents or patent applications. 5. The number of annual respondents: There are no anticipated respondents to this collection over the next three years. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 0 hours. No applications are anticipated during the next 3 years. 7. Abstract: As specified in Part 81 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, the NRC may grant non-exclusive licenses or limited exclusive licenses to its patent inventions to responsible applicants. Applicants for licenses to NRC inventions are required to provide information which may provide the basis for granting the requested license. In addition, all license holders must submit periodic reports on efforts to bring the invention to a point of practical application and the extent to which they are making the benefits of the invention reasonably accessible to the public. Exclusive license holders must submit additional information if they seek to extend their licenses, issue sublicenses, or transfer the licenses. In addition, if requested, exclusive license holders must promptly supply to the United States Government copies of all pleadings and other papers filed in any patent infringement lawsuit, as well as evidence from proceedings relating to the licensed patent.
In the Matter of Richard Brian Smith
Document Number: 2014-11616
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order prohibiting Richard Brian Smith's involvement in any NRC-licensed activities for a period of five years. This Order is based on Richard Brian Smith having twice tested positive for an illegal substance during random fitness-for-duty (FFD) tests while holding an NRC operator's license at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station and the results of an NRC investigation.
Exemption for NextEra Energy Point Beach, LLC; Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2014-11615
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a June 4, 2013, request from NextEra Energy Point Beach, LLC, requesting an exemption to use of a different fuel rod cladding material (Optimized ZIRLO\TM\).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11611
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
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 450, ``General Assignment.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0114. 3. How often the collection is required: Once during the contract closeout process. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Contractors. 5. The number of annual respondents: 15. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 30. 7. Abstract: During the contract closeout process for cost- reimbursement and time-and-materials type contracts, the NRC requires the contractor to execute NRC Form 450, General Assignment. Execution of this form grants to the government all rights, title, and interest to refunds arising out of the contractor performance. Submit, by July 21, 2014, comments that address the followings 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 final 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. Since 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-2014-0079. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments go to http:// www.regualtions.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2014-0079. Mail comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Fajr Majeed (T-5 F50), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Fajr Majeed (T-5 F50), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6736, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-11562
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11405
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC published a Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on February 25, 2014. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: DOE/NRC Form 742, ``Material Balance Report,'' and DOE/NRC Form 742C, ``Physical Inventory Listing,'' and NUREG/BR-0007, ``Instructions for the Preparation and Distribution of Material Status Reports.'' 3. Current OMB approval number:
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Transnuclear, Inc. Standardized NUHOMS® Cask System
Document Number: 2014-11400
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of May 24, 2014, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on March 10, 2014. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Transnuclear, Inc. Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 13 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1004.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11376
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-16
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 241, ``Report of Proposed Activities in Non-Agreement States, Areas of Exclusive Federal Jurisdiction, or Offshore Waters.'' 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0013. 3. How often the collection is required: NRC Form 241 must be submitted each time an Agreement State licensee wants to engage in or revise its activities involving the use of radioactive byproduct material in a non-Agreement State, areas of exclusive Federal jurisdiction, or offshore waters. The NRC may waive the requirements for filing additional copies of NRC Form 241 during the remainder of the calendar year following receipt of the initial form. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Any licensee who holds a specific license from an Agreement State and wants to conduct the same activity in non-Agreement States, areas of exclusive Federal jurisdiction, or offshore waters under the general license in Section 150.20 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR). 5. The number of annual respondents: 153 respondents. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 293.25 hours (76.5 hours for initial submission + 201.25 hours for changes + 15.5 hours for clarifications) 7. Abstract: Any Agreement State licensee who engages in the use of radioactive material in non-Agreement States, areas of exclusive Federal jurisdiction, or offshore waters, under the general license in 10 CFR 150.20, is required to file, with the NRC Regional Administrator for the Region in which the Agreement State that issues the license is located, a copy of NRC Form 241 (``Report of Proposed Activities in Non-Agreement States, Areas of Exclusive Federal Jurisdiction, or Offshore Waters''), a copy of its Agreement State specific license, and the appropriate fee as prescribed in 10 CFR 170.31 at least 3 days before engaging in such activity. This mandatory notification permits the NRC to schedule inspections of the activities to determine whether the activities are being conducted in accordance with requirements for protection of the public health and safety.
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2014-11285
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is conducting an update to a Strategic Assessment of its Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) regulatory program. The objective of this assessment is to identify and prioritize activities that the staff can undertake to ensure a stable, reliable and adaptable regulatory framework for effective LLRW management, while also considering future needs and changes that may occur in the nation's LLRW management system. The staff is seeking comments on developments that would affect the LLRW regulatory program in the next several years that would affect licensees and sited States and actions that the NRC could take to ensure safety, security, and the protection of the environment.
In the Matter of All Operating Reactor Licensees
Document Number: 2014-11232
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-15
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 27, 2011, filed by Mr. Geoff Fettus, Senior Project Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (the petitioner), requesting that the NRC take action with regard to all operating reactor licensees. The petitioner's requests, the director's decision, the letter to the petitioner, and the letter to the licensees (which includes a listing of all operating reactor licensees affected by this proposed director's decision) are discussed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Duke Energy Florida, Inc.; Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3
Document Number: 2014-11231
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is giving notice that the Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR) has issued a director's decision with regard to a petition dated December 9, 2009, as supplemented on January 7 and August 6, 2010, filed by Thomas Saporitio (the petitioner).