United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Draft Regulatory Guide DG-1118 (Proposed Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.53), "Application of the Single-failure Criterion to Safety Systems"

April 16, 2002

MEMORANDUM TO: William D. Travers
Executive Director for Operations
/RA/
FROM: John T. Larkins, Executive Director
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards

SUBJECT: DRAFT REGULATORY GUIDE DG-1118 (PROPOSED REVISION 1 TO REGULATORY GUIDE 1.53), "APPLICATION OF THE SINGLE-FAILURE CRITERION TO SAFETY SYSTEMS"

During the 491st meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, April 11-12, 2002, the Committee considered the draft Regulatory Guide DG-1118. The Committee plans to review the draft final version of this guide after reconciliation of public comments. The Committee has no objection to issuing this guide for public comment.

Reference:

Memorandum dated January 23, 2002, from Michael A. Mayfield, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, to John T. Larkins, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, and Joseph A. Murphy, Chairman, Committee to Review Generic Requirements, Subject: Draft Regulatory Guide DG-1118 (Proposed Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide 1.53), "Application of the Single-Failure Criterion to Safety Systems."

cc: A. Vietti-Cook, SECY
J. Craig, OEDO
I. Schoenfeld, OEDO
A. Thadani, RES
M. E. Mayfield, RES
S. Aggarwal, RES
E. Hackett, RES
N. Chokshi, RES
J. Strosnider, NRR
J. Moore, OGC

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