ABWR Aircraft Impact Design Certification

Docket ID: NRC-2010-0134
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
The final rule amends the Commission's regulations in appendix A "Design Certification Rule for the U.S. Advanced Boiling Water Reactor" to 10 CFR part 52 "Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants" to comply with 10 CFR 50.150 "Aircraft Impact Assessment." Applicants or licensees intending to construct and operate a nuclear power plant using the ABWR design may comply with 10 CFR 50.150 by referencing the amended design certification rule.
RIN: 3150-AI84
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 52
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 2201, 42 USC 5841
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/20/201176 FR 3540
NPRM Comment Period End04/05/2011
Final Rule12/16/201176 FR 78096
Final Rule Effective01/17/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): ABWR, Aircraft Impact Design Certification, RIN 3150-AI84, Advanced Boiling Water Reactor design
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/20/2011
ID: NRC-2010-0134-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 12/16/2011
ID: NRC-2010-0134-0016

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/16/2011
ID: NRC-2010-0134-0017
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/03/2011
ID: NRC-2010-0134-0012
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/07/2011
ID: NRC-2010-0134-0011


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Fred Schofer
301 415-5682
Office of New Reactors, Washington, DC 20555-0001
Washington, DC 20555-0001
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