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Office of New Reactors; Proposed Revision to Standard Review Plan, Section 14.3.12 on Physical Security Hardware Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria

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AGENCY:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION:

Solicitation of public comment.

SUMMARY:

The NRC is soliciting public comment on NUREG-0800, “Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants,” on a proposed Revision 1 to Standard Review Plan (SRP), Section 14.3.12 on “Physical Security Hardware—Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria,” (Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Accession No. ML093080140). The Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR) is revising SRP Section 14.3.12 (Enclosure 1), which updates the initial issuance of this section, dated March 2007, to reflect the changes of the recently issued Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 73, Power Reactor Security Rule (published in the Federal Register (FR) on March 27, 2009 (74 FR 13926)). The previous version of this SRP section was published in March 2007 as an initial issuance (ADAMS Accession No. ML070660628). A redline version tracking the proposed changes under this revision (Revision 1) can be found at ADAMS Accession No. ML100040153.

The NRC staff issues notices to facilitate timely implementation of the current staff guidance and to facilitate activities associated with the review of amendment applications and review of design certification (DC) and combined license (COL) applications for the Office of New Reactors (NRO). The NRC staff intends to incorporate the final approved guidance into the next revision of NUREG-0800, SRP Section 14.3.12 and Regulatory Guide 1.206, “Combined License Applications for Nuclear Power Plants (LWR Edition),” June 2007.

DATES:

Comments must be filed no later than 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Comments received after this date will be considered, if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. Please include Docket ID: NRC-2010-0044 in the subject line of your comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be posted on the NRC Web site and on the Federal rulemaking website at http://www.Regulations.gov. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed.

The NRC requests that any party soliciting or aggregating comments received from other persons for submission to the NRC inform those persons that the NRC will not edit their comments to remove any identifying or contact information, and therefore, they should not include any information in their comments that they do not want publicly disclosed.

Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for documents filed under Docket ID: NRC-2010-0044. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher at 301-492-3668; e-mail at Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov.

Mail comments to: Michael T. Lesar, Chief, Rulemaking and Directives Branch (RDB), Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWB-05-B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, or by fax to RDB at 301-492-3446.

You can access publicly available documents related to this notice using the following methods:

NRC's Public Document Room (PDR): The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents at the NRC's PDR, Public File Area O1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are available electronically at the NRC's Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​adams.html. From this page, the public can gain entry into ADAMS, which provides text and image files of NRC's public documents. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC's PDR reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. William F. Burton, Chief, Rulemaking and Guidance Development Branch, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555-0001; telephone at 301-415-6332 or e-mail at william.burton@nrc.gov.

The NRC staff is issuing this notice to solicit public comments on the proposed SRP Section 14.3.12, Revision 1. After the NRC staff considers any public comments, it will make a determination regarding the proposed SRP Section 14.3.12.

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 28th day of January 2010.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

William F. Burton,

Chief, Rulemaking and Guidance Development Branch, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors.

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[FR Doc. 2010-2780 Filed 2-8-10; 8:45 am]

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