Rapiscan Laboratories, Incorporated Sunnyvale, CA
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing public notice of the termination of Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) License No. SNM-2018. The NRC has terminated the license held by Rapiscan Laboratories, Inc. to possess and use SNM for research, development, and evaluation of Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems for the Transformational and Applied Research Directorate division of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Qualification of Safety-Related Lead Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Plants
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.158, ``Qualification of Safety- Related Vented Lead-Acid Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Plants.'' RG 1.158 endorses (with clarifying regulatory positions) the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard (Std.) 535- 2013, ``IEEE Standard for Qualification of Class 1E Vented Lead Acid Storage Batteries for Nuclear Power Generating Stations.'' IEEE 535- 2013 contains procedures for qualifying batteries with duty cycles of less than 8 hours and also for batteries with duty cycles longer than 8 hours.