Accident Source Term Methodologies and Corresponding Release Fractions
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.