Nuclear Regulatory Commission August 24, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Accident Source Term Methodologies and Corresponding Release Fractions
Document Number: 2020-17645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking from Brian Magnuson dated May 31, 2020, requesting that the NRC revise its regulations to codify the source term methodologies and corresponding release fractions recommended in a report issued by Sandia National Laboratories. The petition was docketed by the NRC on June 18, 2020, and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-50-122. The NRC is examining the issues raised in PRM-50-122 to determine whether they should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is requesting public comment on this petition at this time.