Nuclear Regulatory Commission January 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3
Document Number: 2020-01769
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has published a final plant-specific supplement, Supplement 10, Second Renewal, to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, NUREG-1437, regarding the subsequent renewal of Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-44 and DPR-56 for an additional 20 years of operation for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3, respectively (Peach Bottom). Peach Bottom is located in York County, Pennsylvania.
Information Collection: NRC Form 850, Request for Contractor Assignment(s)
Document Number: 2020-01746
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, NRC Form 850, ``Request for Contractor Assignment(s).''
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant; Adoption of TSTF-568
Document Number: 2020-01547
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR- 59, issued to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, for operation of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant (FitzPatrick). The amendment would adopt Technical Specifications Task Force (TSTF) Traveler TSTF- 568, ``Revise Applicability of BWR [Boiling Water Reactor]/4 TS [Technical Specification] 3.6.2.5 and TS 3.6.3.2.''
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2020-01513
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment Nos. 170 and 168 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92, respectively. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (Collectively SNC); for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-01530
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-01136
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to section 189.a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from December 31, 2019, to January 13, 2020. The last biweekly notice was published on January 14, 2020.
Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2020-01267
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Combined Licenses (NPF-91 and NPF-92), issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. (SNC), and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (collectively, SNC), for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP), Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia.
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2020-01127
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will convene a teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on March 11, 2020, to discuss the draft report of the ACMUI Regulatory Guide 8.39 Subcommittee. A phased approach is being conducted by the NRC staff to comprehensively update Regulatory Guide 8.39, ``Release of Patients Administered Radioactive Material.'' Phase 1 of the revision provides licensees with more detailed instructions to patients before and after they have been administered radioactive material than what is currently provided in Regulatory Guide 8.39. The ACMUI subcommittee's report will include its comments and recommendations on the draft final Phase 1 revisions to Regulatory Guide 8.39. Meeting information, including a copy of the agenda and handouts, will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc- collections/acmui/meetings/2020.html. The agenda and handouts may also be obtained by contacting Ms. Kellee Jamerson using the information below.
Requirements for the Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Document Number: 2020-01026
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-01-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is denying a petition for rulemaking (PRM), submitted by Raymond Lutz and Citizens Oversight, Inc. (the petitioners), dated January 2, 2018. The petitioners requested that the NRC amend its regulations regarding spent nuclear fuel storage systems to embrace the Hardened Extended- life Local Monitored Surface Storage (HELMS) approach and identified multiple revisions to accommodate such an approach. The NRC is denying the petition because the petitioners do not present information that supports the requested changes to the regulations or that provides substantial increase in the overall protection of occupational or public health and safety. The NRC's current regulations and oversight activities continue to provide for the adequate protection of public health and safety and to promote the common defense and security.
Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of Control of Licenses and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2020-00824
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENOI), on behalf of itself, Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 2, LLC (ENIP2), Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3, LLC (ENIP3), Holtec International (Holtec), and Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC (HDI) (collectively, the applicants), on November 21, 2019. The application seeks NRC approval of the transfer of control of Provisional Operating License No. DPR-5 and Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-26 and DPR-64 for Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3, respectively (referred to individually as IP1, IP2, or IP3, and collectively as the Indian Point Energy Center or IPEC), as well as the general license for the IPEC Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) (collectively, the licenses). Specifically, the application requests that the NRC consent to (1) the transfer of control of the licenses to Holtec subsidiaries to be known as Holtec Indian Point 2, LLC (Holtec IP2) and Holtec Indian Point 3, LLC (Holtec IP3) and (2) the transfer of ENOI's operating authority to HDI. The NRC is also considering amending the licenses for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer. The application contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-00906
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
PSEG Nuclear LLC; Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2; Hope Creek Generating Station
Document Number: 2020-00821
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of amendments to licenses held by PSEG Nuclear LLC (PSEG, the licensee) for the operation of Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 (Salem), and Hope Creek Generating Station (Hope Creek). The proposed license amendments would revise certain emergency response organization (ERO) positions for these facilities with the minimum staff ERO guidance specified in the ``Alternative Guidance for Licensee Emergency Response Organizations.'' The NRC is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed license amendments.
Information Collection: Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities; Correction
Document Number: 2020-00797
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a notice that was published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2020 soliciting public comment on the revision of an existing collection of information. This action is necessary to correct the Docket ID listed in the body of the notice.
Pre-Application Communication and Scheduling for Accident Tolerant Fuel Submittals
Document Number: 2020-00477
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2019-032, ``Pre-Application Communication and Scheduling for Accident Tolerant Fuel Submittals.'' This RIS seeks Accident Tolerant Fuel (ATF) scheduling information for pre-application activities, topical report submittals, and other licensing submittals from all addressees to help inform the NRC's budget and resource planning for the eventual review of ATF-related applications.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit No. 3: Revise Technical Specifications 3.7.6 and 3.7.7
Document Number: 2020-00695
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR- 64, issued to Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee), for operation of Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit No. 3 (Indian Point Unit 3 or IP3). The proposed amendment would modify Technical Specification (TS) 3.7.7, ``City Water (CW),'' Surveillance Requirement (SR) 3.7.7.2, and TS 3.7.6, ``Condensate Storage Tank (CST),'' Required Action A.1.
Revision of the NRC Enforcement Policy
Document Number: 2020-00305
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing a revision to its Enforcement Policy to address the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. The 2015 Improvements Act amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act (FCPIAA) of 1990, and now requires Federal agencies to adjust their maximum civil monetary penalty annually for inflation.
Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation for Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2020-00304
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum civil monetary penalties it can assess under statutes enforced by the agency. These changes are mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. The NRC is amending its regulations to adjust the maximum civil monetary penalty for a violation of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, or any regulation or order issued under the Atomic Energy Act from $298,211 to $303,471 per violation, per day. Additionally, the NRC is amending provisions concerning program fraud civil penalties by adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalty under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act from $11,463 to $11,665 for each false claim or statement.
Holtec Pilgrim, LLC; Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2020-00416
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued an exemption in response to a request from the licensee that would permit Holtec Pilgrim, LLC and Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC to reduce the minimum coverage limit for onsite property damage insurance from $1.06 billion to $50 million for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.
670th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2020-00378
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Revision to Standard Review Plan Branch Technical Position 7-19 Guidance for Evaluation of Potential Common Cause Failure Due to Latent Software Defects in Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems
Document Number: 2020-00350
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on draft NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Branch Technical Position (BTP) 7-19, ``Guidance for Evaluation of Potential Common Cause Failure Due to Latent Software Defects in Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems.''
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-00170
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to section 189.a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from December 17, 2019, to December 30, 2019. This notice also incorporates the revised biweekly format as noticed in the Federal Register on December 3, 2019. The last biweekly notice was published on December 31, 2019.
Holtec Pilgrim, LLC; Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2020-00285
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued an exemption in response to a request from the licensee that would permit Holtec Pilgrim, LLC and Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC to reduce the required level of primary offsite liability insurance from $450 million to $100 million and to eliminate the requirement to carry secondary financial protection for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.
Information Collection: Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities
Document Number: 2020-00284
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the revision of an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-00342
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC
Document Number: 2020-00208
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On October 8, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff accepted and docketed an application submitted by SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC (SHINE), dated July 17, 2019, filed pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and the NRC's regulations, for an operating license for the SHINE Medical Isotope Production Facility. In accordance with the NRC's regulations, any persons whose interest may be affected by the issuance of an operating license to SHINE may file a request for a hearing and petition for leave to intervene with respect to the action. Because the license application contains Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information (SUNSI) and Safeguards Information (SGI), an included Order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI and SGI for contention preparation.
Supplemental Guidance Regarding the Chromium-Coated Zirconium Alloy Fuel Cladding Accident Tolerant Fuel Concept
Document Number: 2020-00124
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) ATF-ISG-2020-01, ``Supplemental Guidance Regarding the Chromium-Coated Zirconium Alloy Fuel Cladding Accident Tolerant Fuel Concept.'' This ISG is intended to facilitate the NRC staff's understanding of the in-reactor phenomena important to safety for the chromium-coated zirconium alloy fuel cladding concepts, as well as to provide guidance for NRC staff reviewing vendor applications. Chromium-coated zirconium alloy fuel cladding concepts are being pursued by several U.S. fuel vendors as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's accident tolerant fuel program.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International MAGNASTOR® System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 8
Document Number: 2019-28375
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the NAC International, Inc. (NAC) MAGNASTOR[supreg] System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1031. Amendment No. 8 revises the technical specifications to delete Technical Specification A5.6 and revise the maximum pellet diameter in the technical specifications, Appendix B, Table B2-3, from 0.325 inches to 0.3255 inches for the CE16H1 hybrid fuel assembly, which includes Combustion Engineering 16 x 16 fuel assemblies. These revisions are discussed in more detail in the ``Discussion of Changes'' section of this document.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International MAGNASTOR® System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 8
Document Number: 2019-28374
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-01-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the NAC International, Inc. (NAC) MAGNASTOR[supreg] System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1031. Amendment No. 8 revises the technical specifications to delete Technical Specification A5.6 and revise the maximum pellet diameter in the technical specifications, Appendix B, Table B2-3, from 0.325 inches to 0.3255 inches for the CE16H1 hybrid fuel assembly, which includes Combustion Engineering 16x16 fuel assemblies.
Arizona Public Service Company; Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; Extend Implementation Times
Document Number: 2020-00054
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of amendments to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF- 41, NPF-51, and NPF-74, issued to Arizona Public Service Company (the licensee), for operation of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3 (Palo Verde). The proposed amendments would extend the implementation time from February 23, 2020, to August 31, 2020, for the NRC-approved license amendments issued May 29, 2019, associated with risk-informed completion times in accordance with Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Topical Report NEI 06-09, Revision 0-A, ``Risk-Informed Technical Specification Initiative 4b, Risk-Managed Technical Specifications (RMTS) Guidelines.'' The licensee is requesting this extension due to unforeseen circumstances.
Modifications to Pressure-Temperature Limits
Document Number: 2019-28061
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is discontinuing the rulemaking activity, ``Modifications to Pressure-Temperature Limits,'' and denying the associated petition for rulemaking, (PRM)-50- 69. The NRC determined that its relevant past decisions and current policies are sufficient to protect the public health and safety in this area and that the potential benefits of proceeding with a rulemaking do not outweigh the associated costs. The rulemaking activity will no longer be reported in the NRC's portion of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (the Unified Agenda).
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-00090
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2019-26931
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of five amendment requests. The amendment requests are for Fermi 2; Oconee Nuclear Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; Center for Neutron Research Test Reactors; Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2; Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2. For each amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that it involves no significant hazards consideration. Because the amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI) and safeguards information (SGI) an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI and SGI for contention preparation.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site
Document Number: 2019-28520
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued early site permit (ESP) number ESP-006 to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). In addition, the NRC has prepared a Summary Record of Decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to issue ESP number ESP-006.
Information Collection: NRC Form 314, Certificate of Disposition of Materials
Document Number: 2019-28438
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 314 Certificate of Disposition of Materials.''
Methodology for Modeling Transient Fires in Nuclear Power Plant Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessments
Document Number: 2019-28323
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft NUREG entitled, ``Methodology for Modeling Transient Fires in Nuclear Power Plant Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessments'' (NUREG-2233/EPRI 3002016054). This report is a joint product of the NRC and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) collaborating under a memorandum of understanding for fire research. This report contains a methodology to increase the realism in the modeling of transient ignition sources in fire probabilistic risk assessment (FPRA). Additionally, the report develops a method for the detailed modeling of transient fires that includes fire growth and decay parameters, yields of minor products of combustion, heat of combustion, and the physical size and effective elevation of the fire.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2019-28311
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-91 and NPF-92, issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company, for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP), Units 3 and 4. The proposed amendment requests changes to the VEGP Units 3 and 4 Cyber Security Plan (CSP) to identify the VEGP Units 1 and 2 CSP for cyber security protection of digital assets in common systems, to align language in the VEGP Units 3 and 4 CSP with the corresponding elements of the NRC-endorsed CSP template contained in Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 08-09, Revision 6, including Addendum 1, and to enhance certain controls for the VEGP Units 3 and 4 protection and safety monitoring system. For this amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that it involves no significant hazards consideration. Because this amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI), an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI for contention preparation.
Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) Design Certification
Document Number: 2019-28287
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On May 22, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a direct final rule to certify the Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400) standard design. The direct final rule contained changes to the information collections in NRC's regulation that needed approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This document provides notice that OMB has approved the information collection changes associated with the APR1400 direct final rule. The OMB Control Number is 3150-0236.