[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 200 (Tuesday, October 16, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63355-63356]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25363]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2012-0240]


Proposed Revision to Emergency Action Level Development Guidance 
Document

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability and opportunity for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) 
is making available for comment a

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proposed revision to the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 99-01, proposed 
Revision 6, ``Development of Emergency Action Levels for Non-Passive 
Reactors,'' dated September 2012. This document is intended to be used 
by the industry in the development of an emergency action level (EAL) 
scheme. The NRC is publishing this proposed revision to inform the 
public and solicit comments.

DATES: Submit comments by November 15, 2012. Comments submitted after 
this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance 
of consideration cannot be given except for comments received on or 
before this date.

ADDRESSES: You may access information and comment submissions related 
to this document, which the NRC possesses and are publically available, 
by searching on http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID NRC-2012-
0240. You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2012-0240. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-492-
3668; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov.
     Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Chief, Rules, 
Announcements, and Directives Branch (RADB), Office of Administration, 
Mail Stop: TWB-05-B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001.
     Fax comments to: RADB at 301-492-3446.
    For additional direction on accessing information and submitting 
comments, see ``Accessing Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Don A. Johnson, Office of Nuclear 
Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-4040 or by email at: 
Don.Johnson@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2012-0240 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
access information related to this document by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2012-0240.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may access publicly-available documents online in the NRC 
Library 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 pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number 
for each document referenced in this notice (if that document is 
available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is 
referenced. The proposed revision to NEI 99-01 is under ADAMS Accession 
No. ML12257A236.
     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.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2012-0240 in the subject line of your 
comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make 
your comment submission available to the public in this docket.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your 
comment submission. The NRC will posts all comment submissions at 
http://www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions 
into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove identifying or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS.

II. Further Information

    The NRC is requesting comment on this proposed revision to NEI 99-
01. This document is intended to provide guidance to licensees in the 
development of a comprehensive EAL scheme using site-specific 
information.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of October 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Mark Thaggard,
Deputy Director for Emergency Preparedness, Division of Preparedness 
and Response, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response.
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