United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Summary - Interim Enforcement Policy Regarding Enforcement Discretion for Certain Fire Protection Issues

On June 16, 2004, the Commission published a revision to the Enforcement Policy that added an interim enforcement policy that the NRC will follow to exercise enforcement discretion for certain violations of requirements in 10 CFR 50.48, Fire protection (or fire protection license conditions) that are identified as a result of the transition to a new risk-informed, performance-based fire protection approach included in paragraph (c) of 10 CFR 50.48 and for certain existing identified noncompliances that reasonably may be resolved by compliance with 10 CFR 50.48(c).


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