Nuclear Regulatory Commission November 29, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-26015
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2021-25952
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) is issuing an exemption from the Commission's regulations in response to a November 1, 2021, request from Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC), as applicable to Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4. Specifically, SNC requested a scheduler exemption from NRC regulations that require a holder of a combined license (COL) to implement certain physical protection and personnel access authorization requirements for a power reactor before fuel is allowed onsite (in the protected area). This exemption allows SNC to implement these requirements for each unit after the Commission finds that the acceptance criteria in the COL are met for the unit and prior to that unit's initial fuel load into the reactor.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Palisades Nuclear Plant
Document Number: 2021-25948
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a partial exemption in response to a June 15, 2021, request from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy, the licensee). The issuance of the exemption would grant Entergy a partial exemption from regulations that require the retention of records for certain systems, structures, and components associated with the Palisades Nuclear Plant (PNP) until the termination of the PNP operating license.
Reporting Requirements for Nonemergency Events at Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2021-25928
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans to hold a public meeting to discuss a rulemaking activity related to reporting requirements for nonemergency events at nuclear power plants. The purpose of the meeting is to provide background and status information on the rulemaking and to obtain stakeholder input to enhance the NRC's understanding of the associated issues.
SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC; SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility
Document Number: 2021-25911
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) regarding the NRC's consideration of issuance of a proposed amendment to the SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC (SHINE, the licensee) Construction Permit No. CPMIF- 001, issued on February 29, 2016. The permit authorizes the construction of the SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility (SHINE facility) in Rock County, Wisconsin. If approved, the proposed amendment would authorize the receipt and possession of certain radioactive materials necessary for the continued construction of the SHINE facility.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Humboldt Bay Power Plant, Unit 3
Document Number: 2021-25887
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is noticing the termination of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Humboldt Bay Power Plant, Unit 3 (HBPP, Unit 3) Facility Operating License, No. DPR- 7, located near Eureka, California.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2021-25876
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) is issuing an exemption from the Commission's regulations that require a written examination and operating test to be requested and administered to 72 licensed operator candidates at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Unit 4 in response to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.'s (SNC) request dated July 8, 2021, as supplemented by letter dated October 1, 2021. The NRC is effectively giving these 72 candidates credit for the written examination and operating test that they already took and passed at VEGP Unit 3.