[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 229 (Tuesday, December 1, 2009)]
[Pages 62829-62830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-28659]



Draft License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance LR-ISG-2009-01


Staff Guidance Regarding Plant-Specific Aging Management Review 
and Aging Management Program for the Neutron-Absorber Material in the 
Spent Fuel Pool Associated With License Renewal Applications; 
Solicitation of Public Comment

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Solicitation of Public Comment.


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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requests public 
comment on a proposed draft License Renewal Interim Staff Guidance, 
(LR-ISG) LR-ISG-2009-01, ``Staff Guidance Regarding Plant-Specific 
Aging Management Review and Aging Management Program for Neutron-
Absorbing Material in Spent Fuel Pools.'' This LR-ISG provides guidance 
to address the potential loss of material and loss of neutron-absorbing 
capability in spent fuel pools during the period of extended operation. 
This draft LR-ISG contains a proposed aging management program that can 
address this issue. The draft LR-ISG is located in the Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) ML091590539.

DATES: Comments may be submitted by December 31, 2009. 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-2009-0521 in the subject line of your 
comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be 
posted on the NRC website and on the Federal rulemaking website 
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-2009-0521. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher 301-492-3668; e-mail 
[email protected].
    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-
    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 
[email protected].
    Federal Rulemaking Web site: Public comments and supporting 
materials related to this notice can be found at http://www.regulations.gov by searching on Docket ID: NRC-2009-0521.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ian Spivack, Project Manager, 
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone 301-415-2564 or by e-
mail at [email protected].
    The NRC staff is issuing this notice to solicit public comments on 
the proposed LR-ISG-2009-01. After the NRC staff considers any public 
comments, it will make a determination regarding issuance of the 
proposed LR-ISG.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 23rd day of November, 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Samson S. Lee,
Deputy Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
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