Duke Energy Progress Inc.; Combined License Application for Shearon Harris; Nuclear Power Plant Units 2 and 3
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a December 02, 2019, letter from Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (DEP), which requested an exemption from certain regulatory requirements for DEP to submit an update to the final safety analysis report (FSAR) included in its application for combined licenses (COLs) for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant (Harris) Units 2 and 3 by December 31, 2019. The NRC staff reviewed this request and determined that it is appropriate to grant the exemption, but stipulated that the next update to the FSAR must be submitted prior to, or coincident with, the resumption of the COL application review or by December 31, 2024, whichever comes first.
Information Collection: NRC Form 536, “Operator Licensing Examination Data”
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 536, ``Operator Licensing Examination Data.''
Anchoring Components and Structural Supports in Concrete
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.199, ``Anchoring Components and Structural Supports in Concrete.'' The guide was revised to endorse updated versions of the codes and standards that were endorsed in Revision 0 of the guide.
Transfer of Very Low-Level Waste To Exempt Persons for Disposal; Extension of Comment Period
On March 6, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on a proposed interpretation of its low-level radioactive waste disposal regulations that would permit licensees to dispose of waste by transfer to persons who hold specific exemptions for the purpose of disposal. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on April 20, 2020. In recognition of the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic across the nation, the NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Issuance of a Revision to the Guidance Document for Alternative Disposal Requests
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a revision to its guidance document for alternative disposal requests, ``Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a).'' This document provides guidance and the NRC staff process for documenting, reviewing, and dispositioning requests received for alternative disposal of licensed material. The revision incorporates changes made in response to comments received on the draft guidance document, as well as interactions with NRC stakeholders.