United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Generic Letters Related to Fire Protection

Generic letters address generic safety, safeguards, or the environmental issues by requesting that addressees perform analyses, propose corrective actions, submit technical information that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) needs to perform its mission, or submit proposed changes to technical specifications or license commitments. Generic letters may also state new technical or policy-related staff positions or solicit voluntary participation in technical pilot programs. The following table lists (in chronological order) the generic letters that the NRC has issued regarding topics related to fire protection for licensed facilities and materials. The complete collection of NRC generic letters is available through the NRC Library.

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Document # Document Title
GL-77-02 Fire Protection Functional Responsibilities, Administrative Control and Quality Assurance
GL-80-45 Fire Protection Rule
GL-80-48 Revision To 5/19/80 Letter on Fire Protection
GL-80-56 Commission Memorandum and Order on Equipment Qualification
GL-80-96 Fire Protection
GL-80-100 Appendix R to 10 CFR 50 Regarding Fire Protection - Federal Register Notice
GL-80-103 Fire Protection - Revised Federal Register Notice, dated November 25, 1980
GL-81-12 Fire Protection Rule (45 FR 76602, 11/19/80)
GL-81-12 Clarification Clarification Letter to Generic Letter 1981-012
GL-82-21 Technical Specifications for Fire Protection Audits
GL-83-33 NRC Positions on Certain Requirements of Appendix R to 10 CFR Part 50
GL-85-01 Fire Protection Policy Steering Committee Report
GL-85-01, Enc. 1 Recommended Fire Protection Policy and Program Actions
GL-86-10 Implementation of Fire Protection Requirements
GL-86-10, Supp. 1 Fire Endurance Test Acceptance Criteria for Fire Barrier Systems used to Separate Redundant Safe Shutdown Trains within the Same Fire Area
GL-88-12 Removal of Fire Protection Requirements from Technical Specifications
GL-88-20 Individual Plant Examination for Severe Accident Vulnerabilities - 10 CFR 50.54(f), dated November 23, 1988
GL-88-20, Supp. 1 Initiation of the Individual Plant Examination for Severe Accident Vulnerabilities - 10 CFR 50.54(f)
GL-88-20, Supp. 2 Accident Management Strategies for Consideration in the Individual Plant Examination Process
GL-88-20, Supp. 4 Individual Plant Examination of External Events (IPEEE) for Severe Accident Vulnerabilities
GL-88-20, Supp. 5 Individual Plant Examination of External Events for Severe Accident Vulnerabilities
GL-89-13 Service Water System Problems Affecting Safety-Related Equipment
GL-89-13, Supp. 1 Service Water System Problems Affecting Safety-Related Equipment
GL-91-18 Information to Licensees Regarding Two NRC Inspection Manual Sections on Resolution of Degraded and Nonconforming Conditions and Operability
GL-91-18, Rev. 1 Information to Licensees Regarding NRC Inspection Manual Section on Resolution of Degraded and Nonconforming Conditions
GL-91-18, Rev. 1, Attach 1 NRC Inspection Manual, Part 9900: Technical Guidance: Resolution of Degraded and Nonconforming Conditions
GL-92-08 Thermo-Lag 330-1 Fire Barriers
GL-93-03 Verification of Plant Records
GL-93-06 Research Results on Generic Safety Issue 106, "Piping and the Use of Highly Combustible Gases in Vital Areas"
GL-95-01 NRC Staff Technical Position on Fire Protection for Fuel Cycle Facilities
GL-03-01 Control Room Habitability

GL-06-03

Potentially Nonconforming Hemyc and MT Fire Barrier Configurations
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