[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 204 (Monday, October 22, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64564-64565]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25927]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2012-0247]


Implementation of Regulatory Guide 1.221 on Design-Basis 
Hurricane and Hurricane Missiles

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Proposed interim staff guidance; solicitation of public 
comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) 
staff is soliciting public comment on its proposed Interim Staff 
Guidance (ISG) DC/COL-ISG-024, ``Implementation of Regulatory Guide 
1.221 on Design-Basis Hurricane and Hurricane Missiles.'' The purpose 
of this ISG is to supplement the guidance regarding the application of 
Regulatory Guide 1.221, ``Design-Basis Hurricane and Hurricane Missiles 
for Nuclear Power Plants.''

DATES: Submit comments by November 21, 2012. 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 access information and comment submissions related 
to this document, which the NRC possesses and are publicly available, 
by searching on http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID NRC-2012-
0247. 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-2012-0247. 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: Mr. Brad Harvey, Office of New 
Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555-
0001; telephone at 301-415-4118 or email at Brad.Harvey@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2012-0247 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
access information related to this document, which the NRC possesses 
and is publicly available, by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2012-0247.
     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 ISG DC/COL-ISG-024 is under ADAMS Accession 
No. ML12132A512.
     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-2012-0247 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

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you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. 
The NRC will post 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.
    The NRC staff issues DC/COL-ISGs to facilitate timely 
implementation of current staff guidance and to facilitate activities 
associated with review of applications for early site permits, design 
certifications, and combined licenses by the Office of New Reactors. 
The NRC staff intends to incorporate the final approved DC/COL-ISG-024 
into the next revision of the Standard Review Plan and related guidance 
documents.

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

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Amy E. Cubbage,
Chief, Policy Branch, Division of Advanced Reactor and Rulemaking, 
Office of New Reactors.
[FR Doc. 2012-25927 Filed 10-19-12; 8:45 am]
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