Nuclear Regulatory Commission March 18, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Farley Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2; Hatch Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2; and Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2020-05646
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued exemptions in response to an October 31, 2019, request from Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC). The exemptions would allow SNC to submit changes to the Quality Assurance Topical Report that do not reduce commitments on a 24-month calendar schedule.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Cancellation of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2020-05564
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 21, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on the Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR) for the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (Diablo Canyon), Units 1 and 2. The NRC had planned to hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR and receive comments. The public meeting was originally scheduled to be held on March 19, 2020. The NRC has decided to reschedule the public meeting at a later date due to concerns with the Coronavirus: COVID-19.
Individual Monitoring Devices
Document Number: 2020-05296
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to authorize the use of modern individual monitoring devices in industrial radiographic, irradiator, and well logging operations. The proposed amendments would align personnel dosimetry requirements in these areas with the requirements for all other NRC licensees. This proposed rule addresses an issue raised in a petition for rulemaking and would affect NRC and Agreement State licensees. The NRC also is issuing supplemental guidance for use and comment.
Individual Monitoring Devices
Document Number: 2020-05295
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to authorize the use of modern individual monitoring devices in industrial radiographic, irradiator, and well logging operations. These amendments will align personnel dosimetry requirements in these areas with the requirements for all other NRC licensees. This direct final rule addresses an issue raised in a petition for rulemaking and will affect NRC and Agreement State licensees. The NRC also is issuing supplemental guidance for use and comment with this direct final rule.