Nuclear Regulatory Commission March 27, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Subcommittee on APR1400
Document Number: 2017-05965
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Quality Assurance Program Criteria (Design and Construction)
Document Number: 2017-05949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1326, ``Quality Assurance Program Criteria (Design and Construction).'' This proposed guide, Revision 5, updates the guidance to endorse, with clarification or exceptions, multiple revisions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers standard NQA-1 titled ``Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications.'' The proposed revision describes methods that NRC considers acceptable for establishing and implementing a quality assurance (QA) program for the design and construction of nuclear power plants and fuel reprocessing plants.