United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

IEB 80-12 Decay Heat Removal System Operability (Generic Letter 80-42)



GL80042 

                               UNITED STATES 
                       NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 
                          WASHINGTON, D.C.  20555 
                                     
                                May 9, 1980 

MEMORANDUM FOR:     B. H. Grier, Director, Region I 
                    J. P. O'Reilly, Director, Region II 
                    J. G. Keppler, Director, Region III 
                    K. V. Seyfrit, Director, Region IV 
                    R. H. Engelkin, Director, Region V 

FROM:               Norman C. Moseley, Director, Division of Reactor 
                      Operations Inspection, Office of Inspection and 
                      Enforcement 

SUBJECT:            IE BULLETIN NO. 80-12 - DECAY HEAT REMOVAL SYSTEM 
                    OPERABILITY 

Ths subject IE Bulletin No. 80-12 should be dispatched for action May 9, 
1980 to each PWR with an operating license.  The IE Bulletin should be sent 
for information to each PWR with a construction permit and each BWR facility 
with either a construction permit or an operating license. 

The text of the IE Bulletin and draft letter to licensees are enclosed for 
this purpose. 


                                        Norman C. Moseley, Director 
                                        Division of Reactor Operations 
                                          Inspection 
                                        Office of Inspection and Enforcement

Enclosures:
1.   Draft Transmittal Letter
2.   IE Bulletin No. 80-12

CONTACT:  I. Villalva, IE 
          49-28180 
.

(Draft letter to each PWR facility with an operating license.) 

                                                      IE Bulletin No. 80-12 

Addressee: 

Enclosed is IE Bulletin No. 80-12 which requires action by you with regard 
to your PWR power reactor facility(ies) with an operating license. 

Should you have any questions regarding the Bulletin or the actons required 
by you, please contact this office. 

                                        Sincerely, 


                                        Signature 
                                        (Regional Director) 

Enclosure:
1.   IE Bulletin No. 80-12
2.   List Recently Issued 
       IE Bulletins
.

(Draft letter to each PWR facility(ies) having a construction permit and 
each BWR facility(ies) having either a construction permit or an operating 
license. 

                                                      IE Bulletin No. 80-12 

Addressee: 

The enclosed Bulletin 80-12 is forwarded to you for information. No written 
response is required. If you desire additional information regarding this 
matter, please contact this office. 

                                        Sincerely,  


                                        Signature 
                                        (Regional Director) 

Enclosures:
1.   IE Bulletin No. 80-12 
2.   List of Recently Issued IE Bulletins 

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