Nuclear Regulatory Commission April 14, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Document Number: 2020-07960
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Design Review Guide for Instrumentation and Controls for Non-Light-Water Reactor Reviews
Document Number: 2020-07798
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on its draft Design Review Guide (DRG): Instrumentation and Controls for Non-Light-Water Reactor (non-LWR) Reviews. This DRG provides guidance for the NRC staff to use in reviewing the Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) portions of applications for advanced non-LWRs within the bounds of existing regulations. The guidance supports NRC's Non-LWR Vision and Strategy, Implementation Action Plan Strategy 3, which involves developing: (1) Guidance for flexible regulatory review processes for non-LWRs within the bounds of existing regulations; and (2) a new non-LWR regulatory framework that is risk-informed and performance-based, and that features NRC staff's review efforts commensurate with the demonstrated safety performance of non-LWR technologies.