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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) affords the public opportunities to comment on proposed rules and policies, licensing actions, and draft technical documents. Toward that end, the NRC announces public comment opportunities in the Federal Register, here on the Documents for Comment page, and sometimes through press releases, and places all public comments into the NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) and into a docket for the action on regulations.gov.

The following types of documents are available for comment:

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Rulemaking-Related Documents

The NRC began managing rulemaking-related actions on the Government-wide Regulations.gov Web site in January 2008. The public can submit comments on NRC rulemaking actions through that site; see Navigating Rulemaking-Related Documents.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0118 Enhanced Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities; Special Nuclear Material Transportation 10/17/2014
NRC-2008-0332 Performance-Based ECCS Cladding Acceptance Criteria 08/21/2014
NRC-2014-0039 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions 08/27/2014
NRC-2008-0175 Medical Use of Byproduct Material – Medical Events Definitions, Training and Experience, and Clarifying Amendments 11/18/2014
NRC-2014-0030 Proposed Guidance for Medical Use of Byproduct Material – Medical Events Definitions, Training and Experience, and Clarifying Amendments 11/18/2014
NRC-2009-0279 Radiation Protection 11/24/2014

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License Applications/Amendments

The following table lists notices of license applications received by the NRC and proposed amendments to NRC-licensed facility operations available for comment. For information regarding opportunities for public involvement in these licensing actions, see Hearing Opportunities and License Applications.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0138 Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information 08/07/2014
NRC-2014-0159 Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Consideration 08/07/2014
NRC-2014-0169 Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations 08/21/2014
NRC-2014-0109 License Renewal Application; Fermi 2 08/29/2014

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Generic Communications

The following Generic Communications documents have been issued for public comment and noticed in the Federal Register.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
There are currently no Generic Communications available for comment.

Draft Regulatory Guides for Public Comment

The NRC issues regulatory guides in draft form to solicit public comment and involve the public in developing the agency's regulatory positions. Draft regulatory guides have not received complete staff review and, therefore, they do not represent official NRC staff positions.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2012-0043 Issuance and Availability of Draft Regulatory Guide (DG-1263) 08/21/2014
NRC-2012-0042 Issuance and Availability of Draft Regulatory Guide (DG-1262) 08/21/2014
NRC-2012-0041 Issuance and Availability of Draft Regulatory Guide (DG-1261) 08/21/2014
NRC-2014-0163 Issuance and Availability of Draft Regulatory Guide (DG-1141) 09/09/2014

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Draft NUREG-Series Publications

The following NUREG-series documents have been issued for public comment and noticed in the Federal Register.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0124 Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses (NUREG-1556, Volume 18, Revision 1) 08/07/2014
NRC-2012-0220 Standard Review Plan for Review of Fuel Cycle Facility License Applications (NUREG-1520, Revision 2) 09/03/2014
NRC-2011-0272 Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Westinghouse AP1000 Pressurized-Water Reactors (NUREG-2103) 12/31/2016
NRC-2012-0010 Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Advanced Boiling Water Reactors (NUREG-2104, Rev. 0) 12/31/2018

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Policy Statements

The following policy statements have been issued for public comment and noticed in the Federal Register.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
There are currently no Policy Statements available for comment.

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Draft Interim Staff Guidance

Interim Staff Guidance documents are issued to clarify or to address issues not discussed in a Standard Review Plan.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0142 Guidance for Conducting the Section 106 Process of the Historic Preservation Act for Uranium Recovery Licensing Actions 09/02/2014

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Information Collections

The following information collections have been issued for public comment and noticed in the Federal Register. See also Information Collection Requirements.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0145 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Request for Information Related to the Filtering Strategies and Severe Accident Management of Boiling Water Reactors (BWR) with Mark I and Mark II Containments (3150-XXXX) 08/19/2014
NRC-2014-0104 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 72, “Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level Radioactive Waste and Reactor-Related Greater than Class C Waste” (3150-0132) 08/19/2014
NRC-2014-0042 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request; NRC Form 64, "Travel Voucher" (Part 1); NRC Form 64A, "Travel Voucher" (Part 2); and NRC Form 64B, "Optional Travel Voucher" (Part 2) (3150-0192) 08/20/2014
NRC-2014-0024 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 26, "Fitness-for-Duty Programs" (3150-0146) 08/20/2014
NRC-2014-0027 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request; Design Information Questionnaire – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) N-71 and Associated Forms N-72, N-73, N-74, N-75, N-76, N-77, N-91, N-92, N-93 and N-94 (3150-0056) 08/20/2014
NRC-2014-0083 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request; Notice of Enforcement Discretion (NOED) for Operating Power Reactors and Gaseous Diffusion Plants (NRC Enforcement Policy) (3150-0136) 08/20/2014
NRC-2014-0148 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 100, “Reactor Site Criteria” (3150-0093) 09/02/2014
NRC-2014-0105 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NRC Form 445, “Request for Approval of Official Foreign Travel” (3150-0193) 09/02/2014
NRC-2014-0157 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Voluntary Reporting of Performance Indicators (3150-0195) 09/02/2014
NRC-2014-0134 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 36,”Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators” (3150-0158) 09/02/2014
NRC-2014-0135 Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 48 CFR 20, "U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Acquisition Regulation (NRCAR)" (3150-0169) 09/12/2014
NRC-2014-0130 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 74, "Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material" (3150-0123) 09/19/2014
NRC-2014-0155 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NRC Form 483, "Registration Certificate – In Vitro Testing with Byproduct Material Under General License" (3150-0038) 09/19/2014
NRC-2014-0141 Agency Information Collection Activities:  Proposed Collection; Comment Request; 10 CFR Part 9, "Public Records" (3150-0043) 09/19/2014

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Other Documents For Comment

The following technical documents have been issued for public comment and noticed in the Federal Register.

Docket ID Title Comment Period
Close Date
NRC-2014-0080 Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulatory Program 09/15/2014
NRC-2014-0147 Generic Technical Specification Travelers 09/22/2014

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