[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 156 (Friday, August 12, 2016)]
[Page 53508]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19212]




License Amendment Requests for Changes to Emergency Response 
Organization Staffing and Augmentation

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Regulatory issue summary; issuance.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing 
Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2016-10, ``License Amendment Requests 
for Changes to Emergency Response Organizations Staffing and 
Augmentation.'' This RIS clarifies the application of guidance 
documents that support license amendment requests that would change 
augmenting emergency response arrival times for holders of nuclear 
power reactor operating licenses, construction permits, combined 
licenses, and early site permits.

DATES: The RIS is available as of August 12, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2016-0054 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may obtain publicly-available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2016-0054. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; email: [email protected]. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and 
then select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, 
please contact the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 
1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by email to [email protected]. The 
RIS, ``License Amendment Requests for Changes to Emergency Response 
Organization Staffing and Augmentation,'' is available in ADAMS under 
Accession No. ML16124A002.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
     This RIS is also available on the NRC's public Web site at 
(select ``2016'' and then select ``RIS-16-10'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian K. Harris, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-2277, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC published a notice of opportunity 
for public comment on a draft version of this RIS in the Federal 
Register on March 15, 2016 (81 FR 13849), and received comments from 
three commenters. The NRC staff considered all comments, which resulted 
in minor RIS modifications. The evaluation of these comments and the 
resulting changes to the RIS are discussed in a publicly-available 
memorandum, which is in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16124A001.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 8th day of August 2016.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Alex Garmoe,
 Acting Chief, Generic Communications Branch, Division of Policy and 
Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2016-19212 Filed 8-11-16; 8:45 am]