United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

IEB 79-01b Environmental Qualification of Class 1E Equipment (Generic Letter 80-16)


GL80016                                                  SSINS No. 6820 
                                                         Accession No.: 
                                                         7912190696 

                                 UNITED STATES
                         NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
                     OFFICE OF INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT
                            WASHINGTON, D.C.  20555

                               February 29, 1980

                                                 IE Bulletin No. 79-01B 
                                                 Supplemental Information 

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALIFICATION OF CLASS IE EQUIPMENT 

Enclosed are the generic questions and answers which resulted from NRC Task 
Group/Licensee "workshop" meetings held recently in NRC Regional Offices 
regarding IE Bulletin No. 79-01B.  This information is intended to further 
the understanding of the qualification review process and reporting 
requirements of the Bulletin. 

The further intent of this information is to assist the licensees in 
providing a method of approach acceptable to the assigned NRC Task Review 
Group in determining adequacy of the environmental qualification of Class IE 
Electrical Equipment installed at their respective facilities. 

It should be recognized that the review of the licensee's responses may 
generate additional need for guidance of finalized resolution of the 
environmental qualification issue. 

Enclosure:
Generic Questions and Answers
  to IE Bulletin No. 79-01B 
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