[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15746-15747]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05618]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2013-0047]


Compendium of Analyses To Investigate Select Level 1 
Probabilistic Risk Assessment End-State Definition and Success Criteria 
Modeling Issues

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft report for comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued for 
public comment a document entitled: Compendium of Analyses to 
Investigate Select Level 1 Probabilistic Risk Assessment End-State 
Definition and Success Criteria Modeling Issues--Draft Report for 
Comment.

DATES: Please submit comments by May 15, 2013. Comments received after 
this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC 
staff 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 is publically available, 
by searching on http://www.regulations.gov under Docket ID NRC-2013-
0047. 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-2013-0047. 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0047 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-2013-0047.
     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 subject report is available electronically under ADAMS 
Accession Number ML13060A491.
     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-2013-0047 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 that 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Helton, Division of Risk 
Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Telephone: 301-415-
7000, email: Donald.Helton@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This report, ``Compendium of Analyses to 
Investigate Select Level 1 Probabilistic Risk Assessment End-State 
Definition and Success Criteria Modeling Issues,'' augments the 
existing collection of contemporary Level 1 PRA success criteria 
analyses for the purpose of (i) Maintaining and enhancing the 
Standardized Plant Analysis Risk (SPAR) models being developed by the 
NRC; (ii) supporting the NRC's risk analysts when addressing specific 
issues in the Accident Sequence Precursor (ASP) program and the 
Significance Determination Process (SDP); and (iii) informing other 
ongoing and planned initiatives.


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    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of March 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kevin A. Coyne,
Chief, Probabilistic Risk Assessment Branch, Division of Risk Analysis, 
Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
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