United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Related Information for State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses (SOARCA)

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Commission (SECY) Papers

Commission (SECY) papers include responses to issues raised by the Chairman and the Commissioners, papers initiated as a result of petitions for rulemaking, and papers initiated when the staff identifies an issue or technical development that should be brought to the Commission’s attention for information purposes or action. As a general policy, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission releases SECY papers to the public unless they contain specific limited types of information which warrant protection, including Classified, Safeguards, Allegation, Investigation, Security-Related, Proprietary, Privacy Act Information, Federal/State/Foreign Government and International Agency-Controlled Information, Adjudicatory, Enforcement, Lawyer-Client or Legal Work Product, and limited sensitive matters which contain a specific withhold recommendation and supporting justification. (Reference Internal Commission Procedures, Chapter II.)

The following table lists (in chronological order) the SECY papers that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued regarding topics related to fire protection for licensed facilities and materials. The complete collection of SECY papers is available through the agency's Electronic Reading Room.

Document
Number
File Type Description Date
SECY-08-0029 PDF Icon State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses — Reporting Offsite Health Consequences 03/04/2008

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Staff Requirements Memoranda (SRMs)

Staff requirements memoranda (SRMs) document the Commission's decisions regarding staff-prepared SECY papers and any related tasks assigned to the staff (with the associated due dates).

The following table lists (in chronological order) the SRMs that the Commission has issued regarding topics related to SOARCA. The complete collection of SRMs is available through the agency's Electronic Reading Room.

Document
Number
File Type Description Date
SECY-08-0029 PDF Icon State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses — Reporting Offsite Health Consequences 03/04/2008

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Commission Action Memoranda (COMs and COMSECYs)

Commission Action Memoranda (COMs and COMSECYs) are written exchanges among Commissioners about agency issues or NRC staff requests for Commission guidance. As a general policy, the NRC releases COMs and COMSECYs to the public unless they contain specific limited types of information which warrant protection, including Classified, Safeguards, Allegation, Investigation, Security-Related, Proprietary, Privacy Act Information, Federal/State/Foreign Government and International Agency-Controlled Information, Adjudicatory, Enforcement, Lawyer-Client or Legal Work Product, and limited sensitive matters which contain a specific withhold recommendation and supporting justification. (Reference Internal Commission Procedures, Chapter II.)

The following table lists (in chronological order) the COMs and COMSECYs that the Commission has issued regarding topics related to SOARCA. The complete collection of COMs and COMSECYs is available through the agency's Electronic Reading Room.

Document Number File type Description Date
COMPBL-08-0002
/COMGBJ-08-0003
PDF Icon Economic Consequence Model 08/11/2008
PDF Icon Staff Requirements – Economic Consequence Model 09/10/2008

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Presentations from Regulatory Information Conferences (RICs)

The following table lists SOARCA-related presentation materials from the NRC's Regulatory Information Conferences (RICs).

Date Description
2009

SOARCA Program Overview

2009

Phenomenological Advances of Severe Accident Progression

2008

SOARCA Program Overview

2008

SOARCA Accident Analysis

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Public Meetings

The following table lists, in chronological order, the public meetings that the NRC staff has conducted to discuss topics related to the SOARCA project. For general information about the NRC’s meeting process and opportunities to participate, see About Public Meetings, Frequently Asked Questions About Public Meetings, and NUREG/BR-0215, "Public Involvement in the Regulatory Process." For more specific information about future SOARCA-related meetings, see our Public Meeting Schedule, which provides notices, agendas, and other information about Commission, Advisory Committee, and staff meetings.

Date Description
12/06/2007

Briefing for the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)

11/15/2007

Briefing for the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste and Materials (ACN&W)

10/25/2006

Category 1 Meeting with Representatives of Six Lead Plants

09/08/2006

Category 2 Meeting with Stakeholders

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