Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-25116
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-24967
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: “Operators' Licenses”
Document Number: 2015-24916
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, 10 CFR part 55, ``Operators' Licenses.''
Information Collection: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Geologic Repositories
Document Number: 2015-24915
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Geologic Repositories.''
Information Collection: Financial Protection Requirements and Indemnity Agreements
Document Number: 2015-24914
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Financial Protection Requirements and Indemnity Agreements.''
PSEG Power, LLC and PSEG Nuclear, LLC; Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Document Number: 2015-24793
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Formatting and Non-Substantive Corrections to Authority Citations; Corrections
Document Number: 2015-24603
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a final rule in the Federal Register on September 9, 2015, that amended its regulations to better adhere to the Office of Federal Register's (OFR) guidance for formatting authority citations. In addition, the final rule corrected typographical errors and made other non-substantive corrections to the NRC's authority citations. The final rule contained incorrect punctuation and spacing, one incorrect reference, and omitted two references. This document makes additional corrections to NRC's authority citations.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Oconee Nuclear Station Units 1, 2, and 3; Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-24655
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a request submitted by Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC., on August 28, 2014, from meeting Technical Specification (TS) 1.2.4a of Attachment A of CoC No. 1004, which limits the leak rate of the inner seal weld to 1.0 X 10-7 reference cubic centimeters per second (ref cc/s) at the highest DSC limiting pressure, for five (5) dry shielded canisters (DSCs) at the Oconee Nuclear Station, Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI).
Design of Structures, Components, Equipment, and Systems
Document Number: 2015-24654
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on the following sections in Chapter 3, ``Design of Structures, Components, Equipment, and Systems Reactor Coolant System and Connected Systems'' of NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 3.9.2, ``Dynamic Testing and Analysis of Systems, Structures, and Components,'' Section 3.9.4, ``Control Rod Drive Systems,'' Section 3.9.5, ``Reactor Pressure Vessel Internals,'' and Section 3.9.6, ``Functional Design, Qualification, and Inservice Testing Programs for Pumps, Valves, and Dynamic Restraints.''
Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment; Correction
Document Number: 2015-24646
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
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 September 16, 2015, regarding FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company's June 30, 2015, application for a direct transfer of the leased interests in NPF-58 for Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1, from the current holder, the Ohio Edison Company, to FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC. This action is necessary to correct the number of days for the deadline for submitting a petition for intervention identified in Attachment 1, ``General Target Schedule for Processing and Resolving Requests for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information in this Proceeding,'' of the September 16, 2015, notice.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2015-24472
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
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 September 1 to September 14, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on September 15, 2015.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International, HI-STORM Flood/Wind Multipurpose Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 0, Revision 1
Document Number: 2015-24615
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec), HI-STORM (Holtec International Storage Module) Flood/Wind (FW) Multipurpose Canister Storage (MPC) System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to add Amendment No. 0, Revision 1, to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1032. This revision corrects the CoC's expiration date (editorial change), clarifies heat load limits for helium backfill ranges, clarifies the wording for the Limiting Condition for Operation (LCO) on vent blockage, and revises the vacuum drying system heat load.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-24612
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International, HI-STORM Flood/Wind Multipurpose Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 0, Revision 1
Document Number: 2015-24475
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec), HI-STORM (Holtec International Storage Module) Flood/Wind (FW) Multipurpose Canister Storage (MPC) System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to add Amendment No. 0, Revision 1, to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1032. This revision corrects the CoC's expiration date (editorial change), clarifies heat load limits for helium backfill ranges, clarifies the wording for the Limiting Condition of Operation (LCO) on vent blockage, and revises the vacuum drying system heat load.
Integrated Safety Analysis Standards for Acute Uranium Exposure of Workers
Document Number: 2015-24315
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Interim Staff Guidance (ISG), FCSE ISG-14, ``Acute Uranium Standards for Workers,'' dated June 15, 2015. The ISG provides guidance to the NRC staff when reviewing licensee-proposed standards in the Integrated Safety Analysis Summary for determining worker uranium exposures that would result in high or intermediate consequences consistent with the general definition of these events in NRC regulations.
Northern States Power Company-Minnesota; Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2015-24311
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Northern States Power CompanyMinnesota, doing business as Xcel Energy, to withdraw its application dated December 20, 2013, as supplemented by letters dated October 15, 2014, and May 28, 2015, for a proposed amendment to Renewed Facility Operating Licenses DPR-42 and DPR-60. The proposed amendment would have revised the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, Units 1 and 2, Emergency Plan to increase staff augmentation times for certain emergency response organization positions.
Chilled Water System
Document Number: 2015-24306
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final revision to Section 9.2.7, ``Chilled Water System,'' of NUREG- 0800, ``Standard Review Plan (SRP) for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition.''
Review and Submission of Updates to the Final Safety Analysis Reports, Emergency Preparedness Documents, and Fire Protection Documents
Document Number: 2015-24301
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on a draft regulatory issue summary (RIS), RIS 2015-XX, ``Review and Submission of Updates to the Final Safety Analysis Reports, Emergency Preparedness Documents, and Fire Protection Documents.'' This RIS reminds addressees of the review and submission requirements regarding information to be withheld from public disclosure, and recommends a format for submission of updates to the Final Safety Analysis Reports (FSARs).
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-24298
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes; Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-24034
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-22
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 December 18, 2015, to discuss the draft report of the ACMUI Rulemaking Subcommittee that was formed to provide comments to the NRC staff on the draft final rule for title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), part 35, ``Medical Use of Byproduct Material.'' Meeting information, including a copy of the agenda and the subcommittee's draft report, will be available at http:/ /www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/meetings/2015.h tml no later than December 4, 2015. The agenda and handouts may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Sophie Holiday using the information below.
Entergy Operations, Inc.; Grand Gulf, Unit 3
Document Number: 2015-24032
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing an application for a combined license (COL) for a single unit of the Economic Simplified Boiling-Water Reactor (ESBWR). This reactor would be identified as Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 3 (GGNS3) and is located adjacent to the current Grand Gulf Nuclear Station site in Claiborne County, Mississippi.
Enhanced Weapons, Firearms Background Checks, and Security Event Notifications
Document Number: 2015-23669
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations that would implement its authority under Section 161A of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA), to permit NRC licensees and certificate holders to apply for preemption authority and enhanced weapons authority, and conduct associated firearms background checks. The NRC proposed new regulations on February 3, 2011, that would implement its authority under Section 161A. On January 10, 2013, the NRC proposed to further revise the regulations to include at- reactor independent spent fuel storage installations (ISFSI) as a class of designated facilities. The NRC is now proposing to further revise the proposed rule language that addresses the voluntary application for enhanced weapons authority, preemption authority, and the mandatory firearms background checks under Section 161A.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-24042
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Clinton Power Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2015-23632
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application dated September 5, 2015, from Exelon Generation Company, LLC, for amendment of Clinton Power Station, Unit 1. The application proposes a one-time extension from 72 hours to 7 days of the technical specification (TS) completion time [CT] associated with the Division 2 (Div. 2) Shutdown Service Water (SX) Subsystem in support maintenance activities.
Department of Energy; Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada; Correction
Document Number: 2015-23510
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On August 21, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested public comment on NUREG-2184, the NRC staff's draft ``Supplement to the U.S. Department of Energy's Environmental Impact Statement for a Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada'' (draft supplement). The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on October 20, 2015. The NRC staff has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. The NRC is also correcting its August 21, 2015, notice to correct a meeting date and Web site link.
Incorporation by Reference of American Society of Mechanical Engineers Codes and Code Cases
Document Number: 2015-23193
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to incorporate by reference seven recent editions and addenda to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) codes for nuclear power plants and a standard for quality assurance. The NRC is also proposing to incorporate by reference four ASME code cases. This action is in accordance with the NRC's policy to periodically update the regulations to incorporate by reference new editions and addenda of the ASME codes and is intended to maintain the safety of nuclear power plants and to make NRC activities more effective and efficient.
Information Collection: Destinations of Released Patients Following Treatment with Iodine-131 and Estimation of Doses to Members of the Public at Locations Other Than Conventional Residences Receiving Such Patients
Document Number: 2015-23367
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a proposed collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Destinations of Released Patients Following Treatment with Iodine-131 and Estimation of Doses to Members of the Public at Locations other than Conventional Residences Receiving Such Patients.''
Seismic Design Classification for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2015-23365
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1315, ``Seismic Design Classification for Nuclear Power Plants.'' The DG describes a method that the NRC staff considers acceptable for use in identifying and classifying those features of light-water-reactor (LWR) nuclear power plants that must be designed to withstand the effects of the safe- shutdown earthquake (SSE). DG-1315 is proposed revision 5 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.29.
Independent Assessment of Nuclear Material Control and Accounting Systems
Document Number: 2015-23290
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-5049, ``Independent Assessment of Nuclear Material Control and Accounting Systems.'' This DG provides guidance from experience gained since the regulatory guide was initially published in June 1975. In particular, the guidance for performing independent assessments has been expanded to include process monitoring and item monitoring for Category I fuel cycle facilities, and to include guidance for uranium enrichment facilities. In addition, this revision addresses changes in Material Control & Accounting (MC&A) terminology; for example, the term ``management review'' has been replaced by ``independent assessment,'' and ``material unaccounted for'' by ``inventory difference.''
Instrumentation and Controls
Document Number: 2015-23185
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comments on proposed changes to the ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' (NUREG-0800) for changes to 33 individual sections of Chapter 7, ``Instrumentation and Controls,'' as listed in the table in Section IV of this notice entitled, Availability of Documents.
Uranerz Energy Corporation; Nichols Ranch In Situ Recovery Project
Document Number: 2015-23184
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application from Uranerz Energy Corporation (Uranerz) for amendment of Source Materials License SUA-1597 for the Nichols Ranch Uranium Project. The amendment would authorize the recovery of uranium by in situ leach (ISL) extraction techniques from the Jane Dough Unit. The amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2015-23183
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) on June 30, 2015. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of the leased interests in NPF-58 for Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1, from the current holder, the Ohio Edison Company (OE), to FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC (FENGen). The NRC is also considering amending the facility operating license for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer. The application contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; South Carolina Electric & Gas Company
Document Number: 2015-23086
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-15
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. 29 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 granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information requested 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.
Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit No. 1; Application and Amendment to Facility Operating License Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination
Document Number: 2015-23085
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-15
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. NFP-90, issued to the Tennessee Valley Authority (the licensee), for operation of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN), Unit No. 1. The proposed amendment would modify the technical specifications (TSs) to define support systems needed in the first 48 hours after a unit shutdown when steam generators are not available for heat removal. The proposed amendment would also make changes consistent with Technical Specification Task Force (TSTF) Traveler TSTF-273-A, Revision 2, to provide clarifications related to the requirements of the Safety Function Determination Program (SFDP). The proposed license amendment was submitted by letter dated June 17, 2015, and was supplemented by letters dated July 14, August 28, and September 3, 2015. The NRC staff previously made a proposed determination that the amendment involves no significant hazards consideration. By letter dated September 3, 2015, the licensee provided additional information that expanded the scope of the amendment request as originally noticed. The September 3, 2015, supplement proposed new modifications to TS 3.3.2 and TS 3.4.6. This notice supersedes the previous notice in its entirety to update the description of the amendment request and the no significant hazards determination.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2015-23083
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-15
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 August 18 to August 31, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on September 1, 2015.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-23173
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc. (Millstone Power Station Unit 2)
Document Number: 2015-22951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc. (DNC) engaged in mediation as part of the NRC's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program which resulted in a settlement agreement as reflected in the confirmatory order relating to Millstone Unit 2.
In the Matter of Duke Energy Progress, Inc., and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency; Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2015-17279
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Order to Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (Duke Energy) and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA), approving the direct transfer of control of the Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-71 and DPR-62, and ownership interest for the Brunswick Steam Electric Plant (Brunswick), Units 1 and 2, to the extent currently held by NCEMPA. As a result of the transaction, Duke Energy will become the sole owner of the Brunswick facility and will hold 100 percent ownership of the facility. The conforming license amendments will remove references to NCEMPA. No physical changes to the facility or operational changes were proposed in the application and Duke Energy will remain as the licensed operator of the facility. This Order is effective upon issuance.
In the Matter of Duke Energy Progress, Inc., and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency; Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1
Document Number: 2015-17278
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Order to Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (Duke Energy) and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) approving the direct transfer of control of the Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-63, and ownership interest for the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant (Harris), Unit 1, to the extent currently held by NCEMPA. As a result of the transaction, Duke Energy will become the sole owner of the Harris facility and hold 100 percent ownership of the facility. The conforming license amendment will remove references to NCEMPA. No physical changes to the facility or operational changes were proposed in the application and Duke Energy will remain as the licensed operator of the facility. This Order is effective upon issuance.
Memorandum of Understanding Among the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Concerning Cooperation on Radioactive Materials Transportation Security
Document Number: 2015-17274
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States (U.S.) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a notice regarding a finalized Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the NRC, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that defines a cooperative working relationship between the agencies for radioactive material transportation security. The goal of the MOU is to ensure that the transportation of radioactive material in the U.S. and across U.S. borders is carried out in a secure manner that protects public health and safety, and in a manner that is not inimical to the common defense and security of the U.S.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-17276
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Regulatory Guide 8.11, Revision 1, Applications of Bioassay for Uranium
Document Number: 2015-17018
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 8.11, ``Applications of Bioassay for Uranium.'' This guide provides methods that the NRC staff considers acceptable for the development and implementation of a bioassay program for monitoring the intake of mixtures of uranium isotopes by occupationally exposed workers. This guide applies to licenses issued under ``Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material.''
Oversight of Counterfeit, Fraudulent, and Suspect Items in the Nuclear Industry
Document Number: 2015-16954
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2015-08, ``Oversight of Counterfeit, Fraudulent, and Suspect Items in the Nuclear Industry.'' This RIS is intended to heighten awareness of existing NRC regulations and how they apply to the nuclear industry stakeholders' oversight of counterfeit, fraudulent, and suspect items (CFSI). This RIS is addressed to all NRC's licensees and certificate holders, Agreement State radiation control program directors, and state liaison officers, as well as addressees' contractors and vendors.