[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 141 (Monday, July 25, 2005)]
[Page 42596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-3943]



Emergency Preparedness and Response Actions for Security Based 

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of issuance.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued 
Bulletin (BL) 2005-02 to all holders of operating licenses for nuclear 
power reactors, except those who have permanently ceased operation and 
have certified that fuel has been removed from the reactor vessel. The 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing this bulletin to:
    1. Notify addressees about NRC staff's need for information 
associated with emergency preparedness (EP) for security-based events 
at a nuclear power plant;
    2. Request addressees provide information to the NRC within 30 days 
of this bulletin regarding actions taken or planned to be taken in the 
areas discussed below:
    a. Security-based emergency classification levels and emergency 
action levels (EALs), emergency response organization augmentation for 
security-based events, and a security-based EP drill and exercise 
    b. Accelerated NRC notifications and onsite protective measures;
    3. If actions regarding the topics covered in this bulletin have 
not been taken, the addressees are requested to provide a schedule 
detailing expected completion dates for all pending activities; and
    4. Require addressees to provide a written response to the NRC in 
accordance with 10 CFR 50.54(f).
    This Federal Register notice is available through the NRC's 
Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) under 
accession number ML051990027.

DATES: The bulletin was issued on July 18, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Not applicable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Norris at 301-415-4098 or by 
e-mail [email protected], Greg Casto at 301-415-4072 or by e-mail 
[email protected], or Douglas Pickett at 301-415-1364 or e-mail [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NRC Bulletin 2005-02 may be examined, and/or 
copied for a fee, at the NRC's Public Document Room at One White Flint 
North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. 
Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from the 
Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Public 
Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/NRC/ADAMS/index.html. The ADAMS number for the bulletin is 
    If you do not have access to ADAMS or if you have problems in 
accessing the documents in ADAMS, contact the NRC Public Document Room 
(PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209 or 301-415-4737 or by e-mail to 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of July 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Patrick L. Hiland,
Chief, Reactor Operations Branch, Division of Inspection Program 
Management, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E5-3943 Filed 7-22-05; 8:45 am]