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The Commission provided direction presented in the Staff Requirements Memorandum, SECY-08-0161 (ADAMS Accession No. ML082550140) that directed the staff to develop and submit a long-term plan for an enhanced RTR license renewal process for Commission review. “The plan should include, but not be limited to, developing a basis for redefining the scope of the process, as well as a recommendation regarding the need for rulemaking and guidance development. The staff should submit to the Commission a resource request, including staffing and contract funding needs, to formalize the review process changes and establish a stable and predictable regulatory regime for RTRs. This long term plan should consider elements of the generic analysis approach, generic siting analysis, and the extended license term * * *.”
The NRC published a draft regulatory basis on June 29, 2012 (77 FR 38742), for comment from the public, licensees, certificate holders, and other stakeholders. The public comment period that ended July 31, 2012. The NRC received two comment letters: one from the University of Florida and one from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in electronic form via
Duane Hardesty, Project Manager, Research and Test Reactors Licensing Branch, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone: 301-415-3724; email:
The NRC is issuing this notice for the availability of the final regulatory basis to streamline non-power reactor license renewal.
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