Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Instructions for Completing NRC's Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest
Document Number: 2020-14265
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued NUREG/ BR-0204, Revision 3, ``Instructions for Completing NRC's Uniform Low- Level Radioactive Waste Manifest.'' This document provides instructions to prepare NRC Form 540 (Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest (Shipping Paper)), NRC Form 541 (Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest (Container and Waste Description)), and NRC Form 542 (Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest (Manifest Index and Regional Compact Tabulation)), which have also been revised.
Acceptability of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Results for Risk-Informed Activities
Document Number: 2020-14197
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1362, ``Acceptability of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Results for Risk-Informed Activities.'' This proposed guide, which is Revision 3 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.200, describes one acceptable approach for determining whether a base probabilistic risk assessment (PRA), in total or the portions that are used to support an application, is acceptable to provide confidence in the results, such that the PRA can be used in regulatory decision- making for light-water reactors. When used in support of an application, the use of this RG will obviate the need for an in-depth review of the base PRA by NRC reviewers, allowing them to focus their review on key assumptions and areas identified by peer reviewers.
Information Collection: Grants and Cooperative Agreement Provisions
Document Number: 2020-14174
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Grants and Cooperative Agreement Provisions.''
Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2020-14134
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-35, issued to Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC for the decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (Pilgrim). The amendment would amend the Pilgrim Physical Security Plan and amend License Condition 3.G, ``Physical Protection.'' The proposed revised Physical Security Plan would integrate the existing Physical Security Plan's Appendix D. Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC indicated that this proposed appendix provides the security requirements for the new Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation that is currently being built in the Owner Controlled Area outside of the existing Pilgrim Protected Area. According to Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC, the Security Training and Qualification Plan and the Safeguards Contingency Plan are included in the proposed revised Physical Security Plan but remain unchanged from the existing Physical Security Plan. The NRC proposes to determine that the amendment involves no significant hazards consideration. Because the amendment request contains safeguards information (SGI), an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SGI for contention preparation.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-14171
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Oklo, Inc.; Oklo Power LLC
Document Number: 2020-13993
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 11, 2020, Oklo Power LLC, a subsidiary of Oklo, Inc., submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a combined license (COL) application for one micro-reactor, identified as the Aurora, to be located at the Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho. A notice of receipt and availability of this application was published in the Federal Register on March 30, 2020. Notice of the NRC's docketing the application was published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2020. A hearing will be held, at a time and place to be set in the future by the NRC or designated by the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (Board). The hearing will consider the application dated March 11, 2020.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-13816
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-30
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 (NSHC), 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 June 2, 2020, to June 15, 2020. The last biweekly notice was published on June 16, 2020.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS® Horizontal Modular Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Renewed Amendment No. 16
Document Number: 2020-13730
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Horizontal Modular Storage System (Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System) listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Renewed Amendment No. 16 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1004. This amendment used a qualitative risk-informed approach (graded approach criteria) to streamline the format and content of the certificate of compliance. Renewed Amendment No. 16 does not include any design or fabrication changes to the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS® Horizontal Modular Storage System Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Renewed Amendment No. 16
Document Number: 2020-13729
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations by revising the TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Horizontal Modular Storage System (Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System) listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Renewed Amendment No. 16 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1004. This amendment used a qualitative risk-informed approach (graded approach criteria) to streamline the format and content of the certificate of compliance. Renewed Amendment No. 16 does not include any design or fabrication changes to the Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] System.
Portland General Electric Company; Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2020-13798
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a license amendment application from Portland General Electric Company (PGE), requesting to amend License No. SNM-2509 for the Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), located in Columbia County, Oregon. The amendment would revise the description in the safety analysis report of the licensee's evaluation of explosion accident events.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC and MidAmerican Energy Company Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2020-13651
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued an exemption in response to a July 22, 2019, request from Exelon Generation Company, LLC, from certain regulatory requirements in order to permit exclusion of main steam isolation valve (MSIV) leakage from the overall integrated leak rate Type A test measurement and MSIV pathway leakage contributions from the combined leakage rate of all penetrations and valves subject to Type B and Type C tests.
Format Options for Requesting and Documenting Evaluation of Alternatives
Document Number: 2020-13646
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is notifying the public of an online submission option and format for documenting the NRC's evaluation of a request for an alternative to the regulatory requirements.
Holtec International HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility Project
Document Number: 2020-13590
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 20, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued for public comment a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Holtec International's (Holtec's) application to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and Greater-Than Class C (GTCC) waste, along with a small quantity of mixed oxide fuel. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on May 22, 2020. On April 27, 2020 the public comment period was extended to July 22, 2020. However, given recent events associated with the COVID-19 public health emergency, the NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-13487
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pacific Gas & Electric Company; Humboldt Bay Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2020-13379
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a renewed license to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), (``licensee'') for Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) License No. SNM-2514 for the receipt, possession, transfer, and storage of spent fuel from the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Plant in the Humboldt Bay Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), located in Humboldt County, California. The renewed license authorizes operation of the Humboldt ISFSI in accordance with the provisions of the renewed license and its technical specifications. The renewed license expires on November 17, 2065.
Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences: Fiscal Year 2019; Dissemination of Information
Document Number: 2020-13347
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG- 0090, Volume 42, ``Report to Congress on Abnormal Occurrences: Fiscal Year 2019.'' The report describes those events that the NRC or an Agreement State identified as abnormal occurrences (AOs) during fiscal year (FY) 2019, based on the criteria defined in the report. The report describes nine events at Agreement State-licensed facilities and no events at NRC-licensed facilities.
Holtec International HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility Project; Correction
Document Number: 2020-13290
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
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 June 12, 2020, regarding the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Holtec International's (Holtec's) application to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel and Greater-Than Class C waste, along with a small quantity of mixed oxide fuel in Lea County, New Mexico. This action is necessary to include information for the public on how to submit comments to the NRC and to correct the ADAMS Accession Number for the draft EIS.
Information Collection: Requests to Agreement States for Information
Document Number: 2020-13289
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Requests to Agreement States for Information.''
Assumptions Used for Evaluating a Control Rod Ejection Accident for Pressurized Water Reactors
Document Number: 2020-13258
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing regulatory guide (RG) 1.77, ``Assumptions Used for Evaluating a Control Rod Ejection Accident for Pressurized Water Reactors.'' This RG is being withdrawn because its guidance has been incorporated into a new RG, RG 1.236, ``Pressurized-Water Reactor Control Rod Ejection and Boiling-Water Reactor Control Rod Drop Accidents.''
Pressurized-Water Reactor Control Rod Ejection and Boiling-Water Reactor Control Rod Drop Accidents
Document Number: 2020-13254
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing regulatory guide (RG) 1.236, ``Pressurized-Water Reactor Control Rod Ejection and Boiling-Water Reactor Control Rod Drop Accidents.'' This is a new RG that provides guidance for analyzing control rod accidents. It defines fuel cladding failure thresholds for ductile failure, brittle failure, and pellet-clad mechanical interaction. It also describes analytical limits and guidance for demonstrating compliance with regulations governing reactivity limits. RG 1.236 supersedes the guidance for control rod ejection accidents in RG 1.77, ``Assumptions Used for Evaluation a Control Rod Ejection Accident for Pressurized Water Reactors,'' which is being withdrawn in conjunction with the issuance of RG 1.236.
Information Collection: Comprehensive Decommissioning Program, Including Annual Data Collection
Document Number: 2020-13253
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on this proposed collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Comprehensive Decommissioning Program Annual Site List and Point of Contact.''
NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center; Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report
Document Number: 2020-13215
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On April 2, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received the post-shutdown decommissioning activities report (PSDAR) for the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC). The PSDAR, which includes the site-specific decommissioning cost estimate (DCE), provides an overview of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC's (NEDA or the licensee) planned decommissioning activities, schedule, projected costs, and environmental impacts for DAEC. The NRC will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR's content and receive comments.
Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2020-13031
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending the licensing, inspection, special project, and annual fees charged to its applicants and licensees. These amendments are necessary to implement the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, as amended (OBRA-90), which requires the NRC to recover approximately 90 percent of its annual budget through fees less certain amounts excluded from this fee- recovery requirement. To mitigate the financial impact and economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the NRC has suspended billing of annual fees and fees for services for the 90-day period of April through June 2020. Deferred fees will be billed in July 2020.
Issuance of Multiple Exemptions in Response to COVID-19; Public Health Emergency
Document Number: 2020-12961
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued 16 exemptions in response to requests from 12 licensees. The exemptions allow these licensees temporary relief from certain requirements under NRC regulations. The exemptions are in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). The NRC is issuing a single notice to announce the issuance of the exemptions.
Information Collection: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-12921
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled: ``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''
Oklo Power LLC
Document Number: 2020-12903
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff accepts and dockets an application for a combined license (COL) submitted by Oklo Power LLC (Oklo), a subsidiary of Oklo, Inc. dated March 11, 2020. The reactor is to be identified as the Aurora. The Docket Number established for this application is 52-049.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-12410
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
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 (NSHC), 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 May 18, 2020, to June 1, 2020. The last biweekly notice was published on June 2, 2020.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC NUHOMS® EOS Dry Spent Fuel Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1042, Amendment No. 1
Document Number: 2020-11691
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of June 17, 2020, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on April 3, 2020. The direct final rule amends the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the TN Americas LLC NUHOMS[supreg] EOS Dry Spent Fuel Storage System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 1 to Certificate of Compliance No. 1042. Amendment No. 1 makes the following changes: Adds a new basket type (Type 4) to allow for the loading of intact, damaged, or failed fuel; adds another new basket type (Type 5); accepts fuel assemblies with a minimum two-year cooling time, in selected locations within the basket; and adds the NUHOMS[supreg] MATRIX design as an alternative to the EOS horizontal storage module design for the storage of spent fuel. Amendment No. 1 also makes other additional revisions to the certificate of compliance and the technical specifications for consistency and clarity.
Individual Monitoring Devices
Document Number: 2020-11590
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of June 16, 2020, for the direct final rule published in the Federal Register on March 18, 2020. The amendments in the direct final rule authorize the use of modern individual monitoring devices in industrial radiographic, irradiator, and well logging operations, and align personnel dosimetry requirements in these areas with the requirements for all other NRC licensees.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-12974
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-12942
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2020-12846
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a request submitted by Exelon Generation Company, LLC (EGC) on October 3, 2019, for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP). This exemption would permit CCNPP to load and store spent fuel with a larger pellet diameter than is authorized in the Holtec International, Inc. (Holtec) HI-STORM FW storage system in Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment 1, Revision 1.
675th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2020-12800
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
676th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)
Document Number: 2020-12798
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Holtec International HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility Project
Document Number: 2020-12688
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 20, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published in the Federal Register (FR) a notice issuing the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Holtec International's (Holtec's) application to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel and Greater-Than Class C waste, along with a small quantity of mixed oxide fuel in Lea County, New Mexico. The NRC is announcing a public comment webinar to receive comments on the draft report. The public meeting will allow interested members of the public to submit their comments.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-12591
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Guidance for a Technology-Inclusive, Risk-Informed, and Performance-Based Methodology To Inform the Licensing Basis and Content of Applications for Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Non-Light Water Reactors
Document Number: 2020-12402
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing revision 0 of regulatory guide (RG), RG 1.233, ``Guidance for a Technology-Inclusive, Risk-Informed, and Performance-Based Methodology to Inform the Licensing Basis and Content of Applications for Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Non-Light Water Reactors.'' This RG provides new guidance for designers, applicants, and licensees of non- light water-cooled nuclear reactors (non-LWRs) to inform the licensing basis and content of applications to the NRC for licenses, certifications, or approvals. The RG provides guidance on using a technology-inclusive, risk-informed, and performance-based methodology to inform the licensing basis and content of applications for licenses, certifications, and approvals for non-LWRs.
Information Collection: Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs or Activities Receiving Assistance From the Commission
Document Number: 2020-12328
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs or Activities Receiving Assistance from the Commission.''
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-12373
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-12314
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Categorization of the Licensee Fee Category for Full-Cost Recovery
Document Number: 2020-10831
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has partially granted and partially denied a request to amend the NRC's regulations for licensing fees assessed to certain water treatment facilities. The request was submitted by Christopher S. Pugsley, Esq., on behalf of Water Remediation Technology, LLC (WRT), in a petition for rulemaking. This action closes the petition docket.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2015-2017 Code Editions Incorporation by Reference; Correction
Document Number: 2020-10716
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a rule that was published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2020, regarding its regulations to incorporate by reference the 2015 and 2017 Editions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and the 2015 and 2017 Editions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Operation and Maintenance of Nuclear Power Plants, Division 1: OM Code: Section IST, for nuclear power plants. This action is necessary to correct a code case reference and an amendatory instruction.
Social Security Number Fraud Prevention
Document Number: 2020-11900
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its regulations to implement the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017. This statute directed agencies to issue regulations that prohibit the inclusion of an individual's Social Security account number (Social Security number or SSN) on any document sent through the mail unless the head of the agency deems it necessary and the appropriate precautions are taken to protect the Social Security number. Applicants, licensees, and members of the public who are required to submit a form containing a Social Security number may be affected.
Social Security Number Fraud Prevention
Document Number: 2020-11899
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its regulations to implement the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017. This statute directed agencies to issue regulations that prohibit the inclusion of an individual's Social Security account number (Social Security number or SSN) on any document sent through the mail unless the head of the agency deems it necessary and the appropriate precautions are taken to protect the SSN. Applicants, licensees, and members of the public who are required to submit a form containing a SSN may be affected.
Information Collection: Notice of Enforcement Discretion (NOED) for Operating Power Reactors and Gaseous Diffusion Plants (NRC Enforcement Policy)
Document Number: 2020-11896
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
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, ``Notice of Enforcement Discretion (NOED) for Operating Power Reactors and Gaseous Diffusion Plants (NRC Enforcement Policy).''
Seismic Qualification of Electrical and Active Mechanical Equipment and Functional Qualification of Active Mechanical Equipment for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2020-11759
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 4 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.100, ``Seismic Qualification of Electrical and Active Mechanical Equipment and Functional Qualification of Active Mechanical Equipment for Nuclear Power Plants.'' RG 1.100 was revised to endorse industry consensus standards with certain exceptions and clarifications. The guide describes methods that the staff of the NRC considers acceptable for use in the seismic qualification of electrical and active mechanical equipment and the functional qualification of active mechanical equipment for nuclear power plants.
Guidance for Implementation of 10 CFR 72.48, `Changes, Tests, and Experiments'
Document Number: 2020-11717
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-3054. This DG is proposed Revision 1 of Regulatory Guide 3.72 of the same name. The proposed revision endorses Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 12-04, Revision 2 with exceptions and clarification. NEI 12-04, Revision 2, updates and revises previous guidance to incorporate operating experience and NRC's inspection findings. In addition, RG 3.72, Revision 1, changes the NRC's guidance on departures from a method of evaluation (MOE) and the NRC's approval of an MOE.
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2020-11233
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
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 (NSHC), 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 May 5, 2020, to May 15, 2020. The last biweekly notice was published on May 19, 2020.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2020-10530
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of two amendment requests. The amendment requests are for Oconee Nuclear Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; and Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2. For each amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that they involve no significant hazards consideration. Because each amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI) an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI for contention preparation.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-11831
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions