[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 89 (Thursday, May 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26464-26465]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10586]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2014-0071]


Tornado Missile Protection

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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ACTION: Draft interim staff guidance; request for extension of comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: On April 4, 2014, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
published a request for public comment on a draft regulatory issue 
summary (RIS) that restates regulatory requirements and staff positions 
on protection from tornado missiles. The public comment period was 
originally scheduled to close on June 3, 2014. The NRC has decided to 
extend the public comment period on this document to allow more time 
for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.

DATES: Comments must be filed no later than June 18, 2014. 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 of the following methods 
(unless this document describes a different method for submitting 
comments on a specific subject):
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2014-0071. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, 
Mail Stop: 3WFN-06-44M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001.
    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: Todd Keene, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-
0001, telephone: 301-287-1994, email: todd.keene@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments

A. Accessing Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2014-0071 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this document. You may 
access publicly-available information related to this action by the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2014-0071.
     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 draft RIS, ``Tornado 
Missile Protection,'' is available in ADAMS under Accession No. 
ML13094A421.
     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-2014-0071 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 you 
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.

II. Further Information

    On April 4, 2014 (79 FR 18933), the NRC published a request for 
public comment on a draft regulatory issue summary (RIS) that restates 
regulatory requirements and staff positions on protection from tornado 
missiles.
    The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on June 
3, 2014. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on 
this document to allow more time for stakeholders to use information 
from the public meeting to develop their comments. The deadline for 
submitting comments will be extended to June 18, 2014.


    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of April, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Sheldon Stuchell,
Acting Branch Chief, Generic Communications Branch, Division of Policy 
and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2014-10586 Filed 5-7-14; 8:45 am]
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