[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 61 (Tuesday, March 30, 2004)]
[Pages 16627-16628]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-7029]



Regulatory Guide; Issuance, Availability

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a new guide in 
its Regulatory Guide Series. This series has been developed to describe 
and make available to the public such information as methods acceptable 
to the NRC staff for implementing specific parts of the NRC's 
regulations, techniques used by the staff in its review of applications 
for permits and licenses, and data needed by the NRC staff in its 
review of applications for permits and licenses.
    Regulatory Guide 1.200, ``An Approach for Determining the Technical 
Adequacy of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Results for Risk-Informed

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Activities,'' is being issued for trial use. Regulatory Guide 1.200 is 
being developed to provide guidance to licensees in determining the 
technical adequacy of a probabilistic risk analysis used in a risk-
informed, integrated decision-making process.
    Standard Review Plan Chapter 19.1, ``Determining the Technical 
Adequacy of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Results for Risk-Informed 
Activities,'' has been developed for the NRC staff to use in 
conjunction with Regulatory Guide 1.200.
    Comments and suggestions in connection with items for inclusion in 
guides currently being developed or improvements in all published 
guides are encouraged at any time. Written comments may be submitted to 
the Rules and Directives Branch, Division of Administrative Services, 
Office of Administration, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555. Questions on the content of this guide may be 
directed to Mr. A. Singh, (301) 415-0250; e-mail: AXS3@NRC.GOV.
    Regulatory guides and certain SRP chapters are available for 
inspection or downloading at the NRC's Web site at http://www.nrc.gov 
under Regulatory Guides and in NRC's Electronic Reading Room (ADAMS 
System) at the same site. Single copies of regulatory guides may be 
obtained free of charge by writing the Reproduction and Distribution 
Services Section, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001, or by fax to (301) 415-2289, or by e-mail to 
distribution@nrc.gov. Issued guides may also be purchased from the 
National Technical Information Service (NTIS) on a standing order 
basis. Details on this service may be obtained by writing NTIS at 5285 
Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161; telephone 1-800-553-6847; 
http://www.ntis.gov/. Regulatory guides are not copyrighted, and 
Commission approval is not required to reproduce them.

    Dated at Rockville, MD this 27th day of February 2004.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Jack R. Strosnider
Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
[FR Doc. 04-7029 Filed 3-29-04; 8:45 am]