[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 112 (Wednesday, June 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33600-33601]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-13598]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2014-0119]


Well Logging, Tracer, and Field Flood Study Licenses

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft program-specific guidance; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its 
licensing guidance for well logging, tracer, and field flood study 
licenses. The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, 
Volume 14, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance about Materials 
Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Well Logging, Tracer, and 
Field Flood Study Licenses.'' The document has been updated from the 
previous revision to include information on safety culture, security of 
radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes 
in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use 
by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.

DATES: Submit comments by July 11, 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 before this 
date.

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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-2014-0119. 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-A44MP, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting 
comments, see ``Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tomas Herrera, Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental Management Programs; U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-
7138; email: Tomas.Herrera@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2014-0119 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information regarding this action. You may 
obtain 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-2014-0119.
     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 pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The 
draft NUREG-1556, Volume 14, Revision 1, is available in ADAMS under 
Accession No. ML14148A165.
     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.
    The draft NUREG-1556, Volume 14, Revision 1, is also available on 
the NRC's public Web site on the: (1) ``Consolidated Guidance About 
Materials Licenses (NUREG-1556)'' page at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/sr1556/; and the (2) ``Draft NUREG-
Series Publications for Comment'' page at http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment.html#nuregs.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2014-0119 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 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, and 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 into ADAMS.

II. Further Information

    The NUREG provides guidance to existing well logging, tracer, and 
field flood study licensees and to an applicant in preparing a well 
logging, tracer, and field flood study license application. The NUREG 
also provides the NRC with criteria for evaluating a license 
application. The purpose of this notice is to provide the public with 
an opportunity to review and provide comments on draft NUREG-1556, 
Volume 14, Revision 1, ``Consolidated Guidance about Materials 
Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Well Logging, Tracer, and 
Field Flood Study Licenses.'' These comments will be considered in the 
final version or subsequent revisions.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of June, 2014.

    For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Laura A. Dudes,
Director, Division of Materials Safety and State Agreements, Office of 
Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs.
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