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Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-21607
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-10
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 12, 2017, to September 25, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on September 26, 2017.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-21755
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Prompt Remediation of Residual Radioactivity During Operation
Document Number: 2017-21546
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is discontinuing a rulemaking activity that would have required licensees to remediate residual radioactivity resulting from licensed activities during facility operations, rather than at license termination. The purpose of this action is to inform members of the public that this rulemaking activity is being discontinued and to provide a brief discussion of the NRC's decision to discontinue it. This rulemaking activity will no longer be reported in the NRC's portion of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (the Unified Agenda).
Fire Protection Compensatory Measures
Document Number: 2017-21544
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking dated May 1, 2017, from David Lochbaum with co- petitioner Paul Gunter, on behalf of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Beyond Nuclear (the petitioners), requesting that the NRC ``promulgate regulations that establish acceptable conditions for use of compensatory measures (e.g., fire watches, surveillance cameras, etc.) during periods when fire protection regulations are not met.'' The petition was docketed by the NRC on May 26, 2017, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-50-115. The NRC is examining the issues raised in PRM- 50-115 to determine whether they should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is requesting public comment on this petition.
Agreement State Program Policy Statement
Document Number: 2017-21542
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has revised and consolidated two policy statements on the NRC's Agreement State Programs: The ``Policy Statement on Adequacy and Compatibility of Agreement State Programs'' and the ``Statement of Principles and Policy for the Agreement State Program.'' The resulting single policy statement has been revised to add that public health and safety includes physical protection of agreement material \1\ and to reflect comments received from Agreement States, individuals, and the Organization of Agreement States (OAS).
NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC.; Duane Arnold Energy Center, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2017-21498
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making a finding of no significant impact for a proposed issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-49 held by NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC. (NextEra, the licensee) for the operation of Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC), located in Linn County, Iowa. The proposed amendment would modify the DAEC Plume Exposure Pathway emergency planning zone (EPZ) boundary and revise the DAEC evacuation time estimate (ETE) study to account for the EPZ boundary changes.
Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Hydrogen Venting from Passive Core Cooling System (PXS) Compartments
Document Number: 2017-21497
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment Nos. 84 and 83 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92, respectively. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information that is 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.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Standardization of Instrumentation Setpoint Nomenclature
Document Number: 2017-21496
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-05
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 is issuing License Amendment Nos. 87 and 86 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92, respectively. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. 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.
Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Resolution of Auxiliary Building Wall Thickness and Description Inconsistencies
Document Number: 2017-21495
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment and exemption to Combined Licenses (NPF-91 and NPF-92), issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC), and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (together ``the licensees''), for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP), Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia.
Information Collection: Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations
Document Number: 2017-21418
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-05
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, ``Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations.''
Availability of Revised NRC Form 3, “Notice to Employees”
Document Number: 2017-21349
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the availability of the latest version of NRC Form 3, ``Notice to Employees.'' The NRC Form 3 describes certain responsibilities and rights of employers and employees who engage in NRC-regulated activities. Licensees are required by law to post the form at prominent locations at the workplace to permit workers to view it easily. Additionally, the NRC is announcing that future revisions of Form 3 will be publicized through an alternative electronic means in addition to the Federal Register.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Procedures for Meetings
Document Number: 2017-21326
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
STP Nuclear Operating Company; South Texas Project, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-21253
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-76 and NPF-80 to STP Nuclear Operating Company (licensee), the operator of the South Texas Project (STP), Units 1 and 2. Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-76 and NPF-80 authorize operation of STP by the licensee at reactor core power levels not in excess of 3,853 megawatts thermal for each unit, in accordance with the provisions of the STP renewed licenses and technical specifications. In addition, the NRC has prepared a record of decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to renew Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-76 and NPF-80.
Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Service Provider Licenses
Document Number: 2017-21205
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued Revision 1 to NUREG-1556, Volume 18, ``Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Service Provider Licenses,'' which updates licensing guidance for service provider licenses. This document has been revised to include information on updated regulatory requirements, safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. The document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2017-20084
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-03
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 Hope Creek Generating Station, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, and Wolf Creek Generating Station. For each amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that they involve no significant hazards consideration. Because the amendment requests contain sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI) and safeguards information (SGI), an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI and SGI for contention preparation.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-21151
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Abnormal Occurrence Reports
Document Number: 2017-21043
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revision to its policy statement on reporting abnormal occurrences (AOs) to Congress. The revised policy statement adds more specific criteria for determining those incidents and events that the Commission considers significant from the standpoint of public health or safety for reporting to Congress and the public, and makes the policy consistent with recent changes to NRC regulations. The revised AO criteria contain more discrete reporting thresholds, making them easier to implement and ensuring more consistent reporting.
Information Collection: Collection of Operator Simulator Training Data
Document Number: 2017-20999
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-02
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, ``Collection of Operator Simulator Training Data.''
Information Collection: Solicitation of Non-Power Reactor Operator Licensing Examination Data
Document Number: 2017-20913
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
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, ``Solicitation of Non-Power Reactor Operator Licensing Examination Data.''
Regulatory Guides: “Conduct of Nuclear Material Physical Inventories,” and “Statistical Evaluation of Material Unaccounted For”
Document Number: 2017-20695
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing the following regulatory guides (RGs): RG 5.13, ``Conduct of Nuclear Material Physical Inventories,'' Revision 0, published in June 1973, and RG 5.33, ``Statistical Evaluation of Material Unaccounted For,'' Revision 0, published in June 1974. These RGs are being withdrawn because the guidance has been incorporated into RG 5.88, ``Physical Inventories and Material Balances at Fuel Cycle Facilities.''
Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc.; Millstone Power Station, Unit No. 2
Document Number: 2017-20726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-28
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) regarding the request for regulatory exemption from specific requirements that would allow the use of operator manual actions related to loss of instrument air regarding Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-65 held by Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc. (Dominion, the licensee) for the operation of Millstone Power Station, Unit No. 2 (Millstone 2).
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS® Horizontal Modular Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Renewal of Initial Certificate and Amendment Nos. 1 Through 11, 13, Revision 1, and 14
Document Number: 2017-20710
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Horizontal Modular Storage System (NUHOMS[supreg] System) listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to renew, for an additional 40-year period, Revision 1 of the initial certificate and Amendment Nos. 1 through 11, and 13, and Amendment No. 14 of Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1004. These changes require, among other things, that all future amendments and revisions to this CoC include evaluations of the impacts to aging management activities (i.e., time-limited aging analyses and aging management programs (AMPs)) to ensure that they remain adequate for any changes to spent fuel storage cask systems, structures, and components (SSCs) within the scope of the renewal. Each general licensee using a NUHOMS[supreg] System at a reactor site must have a program to establish, implement, and maintain written procedures for each AMP described in the AREVA Inc. (AREVA) Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR). In addition, the renewals reflect the change in the name of the CoC holder from AREVA to TN Americas LLC, and make several other changes as described in Section IV, ``Discussion of Changes,'' in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS® Horizontal Modular Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Renewal of Initial Certificate and Amendment Nos. 1 Through 11, 13, Revision 1, and 14
Document Number: 2017-20709
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-27
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 Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Horizontal Modular Storage System (NUHOMS[supreg] System) listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to renew, for an additional 40-year period, Revision 1 of the initial certificate and Amendment Nos. 1 through 11, and 13, and Amendment No. 14 of Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1004. These changes require, among other things, that all future amendments and revisions to this CoC include evaluations of the impacts to aging management activities (i.e., time-limited aging analyses and aging management programs (AMPs)) to ensure that they remain adequate for any changes to spent fuel storage cask systems, structures, and components (SSCs) within the scope of the renewal. Each general licensee using a NUHOMS[supreg] System at a reactor site must have a program to establish, implement, and maintain written procedures for each AMP described in the AREVA Inc. (AREVA) Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR). In addition, the renewals reflect the change in the name of the CoC holder from AREVA to TN Americas LLC, and make several other changes as described in Section IV, ``Discussion of Changes,'' in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of a companion direct final rule published in the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register.
Requirements Regarding Mandatory Review for Declassification
Document Number: 2017-20706
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is updating its requirements regarding Mandatory Review for Declassification pursuant to Section 3.5 of Executive Order (E.O.) 13526, ``Classified National Security Information.'' The NRC's requirements regarding Mandatory Review for Declassification were previously published in the Federal Register on November 5, 1996. This notice informs the public of these updates. This notice also presents instructions for submitting suggestions or questions regarding the NRC's information security program.
Regulatory Guide: “Physical Inventories and Material Balances at Fuel Cycle Facilities”
Document Number: 2017-20694
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 0 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 5.88, ``Physical Inventories and Material Balances at Fuel Cycle Facilities.'' This regulatory guide (RG) describes approaches and methods that the staff considers acceptable for licensees and applicants to use when developing material control and accounting (MC&A) system capabilities. This RG pertains to the performance, evaluation, and reporting of physical inventories and material balances at fuel cycle facilities.
Emergency Planning for Research and Test Reactors and Other Non-Power Production and Utilization Facilities
Document Number: 2017-20693
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing revision 2 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 2.6, ``Emergency Planning for Research and Test Reactors and Other Non-Power Production and Utilization Facilities.'' This RG provides licensees and applicants with a method the NRC staff considers acceptable for use in complying with the regulations on the content of emergency plans for research and test reactors and other non-power production and utilization facilities.
Information Collection: Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2017-20665
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
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, ``Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material.''
Commission Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-20542
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Draft Fiscal Years 2018-2022 Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2017-20538
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comment on draft NUREG-1614, Volume 7, ``Draft Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2018-2022.'' The draft Strategic Plan provides the agency's strategic goals and objectives and proposed strategies for achieving them. The NRC encourages and welcomes public comments that can help it respond to challenges and shape its strategic direction over the next four years, particularly comments on the plan's goals, objectives, and strategies.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-20475
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (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 29 to September 11, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on September 12, 2017.
Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2017-20473
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Service Contract Inventory and FY 2015 Service Contract Inventory Analysis. The NRC's FY 2016 Service Contract Inventory is included as part of a Government-wide service contract inventory. The inventory includes covered service contracts that were awarded in FY 2016. The FY 2015 Inventory Analysis provides information on specific contract actions that were analyzed as part of the NRC's FY 2015 Service Contract Inventory.
South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company
Document Number: 2017-20372
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a record of decision for the South Texas Project (STP), located in Bay City, Texas. This notice provides the record of decision that supports the NRC decision to renew facility operating license Nos. NPF-76 and NPF-80 for an additional 20 years of operation for the South Texas Project (STP), Units 1 and 2.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Regulatory Issue Summary Regarding Certificate of Compliance Corrections and Revisions
Document Number: 2017-20226
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2017-05, ``Administration of 10 CFR part 72 Certificate of Compliance Corrections and Revisions.'' This RIS informs all holders of certificates of compliance and all general licensees subject to the licensing requirements for the independent storage of spent nuclear fuel, high-level radioactive waste, and reactor-related greater than Class C waste, of the processes to revise an initial certificate of compliance and subsequent amendments to make administrative corrections and technical changes using the existing regulatory framework.
Information Collection: Public Records
Document Number: 2017-20212
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-22
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, ``Public Records.'' NRC updated two forms integral to the agency's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process, NRC Form 509, ``Statement of Estimated Fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request'' and NRC Form 507, ``Freedom of InformationPrivacy Act Record Request Form.''
Virginia Electric and Power Company; North Anna Power Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-20156
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion) for an amendment to License No. SNM-2507 in the form of changes to the Technical Specifications (TS). Under this license, Dominion is authorized to receive, possess, store, and transfer spent nuclear fuel and associated radioactive materials at the North Anna Power Station (NAPS) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI). Dominion requested approval of the TS changes to allow storage of spent fuel in a modified TN-32B bolted lid cask as part of the High Burn-up Dry Storage Cask Research and Development Project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Electric Power Research Institute. Data gathered from the cask will be used to confirm the effects of long-term dry storage on high burn-up assemblies.
Initiatives To Address Gas Accumulation Following Generic Letter 2008-01
Document Number: 2017-20118
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing draft Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2017-XX, ``Status of Regulatory Actions Taken to Address Gas Accumulation in Emergency Core Cooling, Decay Heat Removal, and Containment Spray Systems.'' The NRC has decided to withdraw this RIS after reviewing the comments received during the public comment period.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: EnergySolutionsTM
Document Number: 2017-20010
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of September 20, 2017, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 7, 2017. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the EnergySolutions\TM\ Corporation's VSC-24 Ventilated Storage Cask System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to renew, for an additional 40 years, the initial certificate and Amendment Nos. 1-6 of Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1007.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on NuScale; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-20035
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
River Bend Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2017-19984
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will conduct a scoping process to gather the information necessary to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate the environmental impacts for renewal of the operating license for River Bend Station, Unit 1 (River Bend). The NRC is seeking stakeholder input on this action and has scheduled a public meeting.
Information Collection: Fitness-for-Duty Programs
Document Number: 2017-19929
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-19
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, ``Fitness-for-Duty Programs.''
Department of the Air Force; Robins Air Force Base, Georgia
Document Number: 2017-19799
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an amendment to Materials License 42-23539-01AF, issued to the Department of the Air Force (licensee), Docket No. 030-28641, to approve a decommissioning plan (DP) for Building 181 at Robins Air Force Base (AFB), Georgia. If the DP is approved by the NRC, the licensee would be authorized to remediate residual depleted uranium (DU) from the building, prior to partial demolition of the building. As part of its review, the NRC conducted an assessment of the environmental impacts of the proposed decommissioning action. The NRC concluded that the proposed decommissioning project will have minimal impacts on the environment. This Notice provides details of the NRC's environmental assessment. Based in part on this assessment, the NRC plans to approve the proposed DP by amending the license.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-19776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
Document Number: 2017-19432
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
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 a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''
Information Collection: Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions
Document Number: 2017-19384
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
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, ``Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions.''
Information Collection: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Acquisition Regulation (NRCAR)
Document Number: 2017-19368
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection. The document details clauses and provisions that affect NRC contractors. The NRCAR implements and supplements the government-wide Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and ensures that the policies governing the procurement of goods and services within the NRC satisfy the needs of the agency. The information collection is entitled, ``Nuclear Regulatory Commission Acquisition Regulation.''
Information Collection: NRC Form 445, “Request for Approval of Foreign Travel”
Document Number: 2017-19333
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-12
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, NRC Form 445, ``Request for Approval of Foreign Travel.''