Modifications to Pressure-Temperature Limits

Docket ID: NRC-2008-0582
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

This rule would revise 10 CFR part 50, appendix H, to incorporate the latest edition of both ASTM Standards E-185 and E-2215.  There are a number of optional features in ASTM E-185 that would permit future licensees to significantly improve future surveillance programs by allowing them to use more advanced test specimens.  The NRC staff expects that as a result of this rulemaking, licensees would expend fewer resources and accumulate lower occupational dose collecting test specimens.  The NRC staff also expects that fewer resources would be expended by licensee and NRC staffs to prepare, submit, and review requests for extension of time to submit capsule reports.  The rulemaking would also incorporate the most up-to-date version of referenced consensus standards and clarify surveillance program guidance for license renewal.

RIN: 3150-AG98
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 50
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-term Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 2201, 42 U.S.C. 5841
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Regulatory Basis09/00/2017
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): PRM-50-69, NRC-2000-0019, Fracture toughness, Part 50 Appendix G, Pressure Temperature Limits
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Posted: 01/28/2009
ID: NRC-2008-0582-0001

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Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/28/2009
ID: NRC-2008-0582-0002


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Eric R. Oesterle
301 415-1014
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Washington, DC 20555-0001
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