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Notice of Availability of Interim Staff Guidance Documents for Spent Fuel Storage Casks

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AGENCY:

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of Availability.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Matthew Gordon, Structural Mechanics and Materials Branch, Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Division, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20005-0001. Telephone: (301) 492-3331; fax number: (301) 492-3342; e-mail: mxg9@nrc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Introduction

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is preparing and issuing Revision 1 to the Interim Staff Guidance (ISG)-18 document for “The Design and Testing of Lid Welds on Austenitic Stainless Steel Canisters as Confinement Boundary for Spent Fuel Storage.” This ISG document provides clarifying guidance to the NRC staff when reviewing licensee integrated safety analyses, license applications or amendment requests, or other related licensing activities for dry cask storage systems under 10 CFR Part 72. The NRC is soliciting public comments on the Draft of ISG-18, Revision 1, which will be considered in the final version or subsequent revisions.

II. Summary

The purpose of this notice is to provide the public with an opportunity to review and comment on the Draft of ISG-18, Revision 1, “The Design and Testing of Lid Welds on Austenitic Stainless Steel Canisters as Confinement Boundary for Spent Fuel Storage.”

III. Further Information

Documents related to this action are available electronically at the NRC's Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​adams.html. From this site, you can access the NRC's Agencywide Document Access and Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and image files of NRC's public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for the documents related to this notice are provided in the following table. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.

Interim staff guidance documentsADAMS Accession No.
Draft of Interim Staff Guidance-18, Revision 1ML072410351
Draft of Interim Staff Guidance-18, Revision 1 Enclosed Sketches A&BML072410352

These documents may also be viewed electronically on the public computers located at the NRC's PDR, O-1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The PDR reproduction contractor will copy documents for a fee. Comments and questions on ISG-18, Revision 1, should be directed to Matthew Gordon, Structural Mechanics and Materials Branch, Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation, Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20005-0001 by February 25, 2008. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date. Comments can also be submitted by telephone, fax, or e-mail to the following: Telephone: (301) 492-3331; fax number: (301) 492-3331; e-mail: mxg9@nrc.gov.

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 3rd day of January, 2008.

For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Christopher M. Regan,

Chief, Structural Mechanics and Materials Branch, Division of Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation, Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards.

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[FR Doc. E8-269 Filed 1-9-08; 8:45 am]

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