United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Transmittal of Federal Register Notice RE Regional Meetings to Discuss Environmental Qualification of Electrical Equipment (Generic Letter 80-59)



GL80059 

                               UNITED STATES 
                       NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 
                          WASHINGTON, D. C. 20555 

                               June 30, 1980 

TO ALL APPLICANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION PERMITS, POWER REACTOR LICENSEES, 
ARCHITECT/ENGINEERS AND REACTOR VENDORS 

I am enclosing for your information a notice which has been forwarded to the
Office of the Federal Register for publication. This notice relates to 
regional meetings which will be held, beginning July 14, 1980, to address 
the portion of the Commission's Memorandum and Order dated May 23, 1980, 
which describes requirements pertaining to environmental qualification of 
electrical equipment installed in safety systems. 

                                        Sincerely, 


                                        Darrell G. Eisenhut, Director 
                                        Division of Licensing 

Enclosure:
Notice 

cc w/encl:
Service Lists
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                                                      7590-01 

                          FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE
      IMPLEMENTATION OF REQUIREMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALIFICATION 
                          OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT 

AGENCY:   U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 

ACTION:   NOTICE OF MEETING 

SUMMARY:  On May 23, 1980, the NRC issued a Memorandum and Order that 
          defines Commission's requirements with respect to the 
          environmental qualification of electrical equipment at nuclear 
          power plants. In connection with these new requirements, the NRC 
          will hold regional meetings to explain in more detail each of the 
          requirements. 
          
                 Dates and Locations of Regional Meetings 
                  to be Held from 8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. 

          July 14, 1980 - Region I      -    Holiday Inn 
                                             260 Goodard Boulevard 
                                             King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 

          July 15, 1980 - Region II     -    Hyatt Regency 
                                             Lancaster Room 
                                             265 Peachtree Street, N.E. 
                                             Atlanta, Georgia 

          July 16, 1980 - Region III    -    Marriott O'Hare Motel 
                                             8535 W. Higgins Road 
                                             Chicago, Illinois 

          July 17, 1980 - Region IV & V      Holiday Inn North 
                                             Irving, Texas 
.

                                                                   7590-01 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 

          Robert A. Purple, Division of Licensing
          U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
          Washington, D.C, 20555
          (301) 492-7672 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 

          The primary purpose of these meetings will be to: (1) provide a 
          more detailed technical explanation of the new NRC requirements; 
          (2) provide a description of the NRC approach, schedule, and 
          administrative procedures to be followed in implementing these 
          requirements; and (3) provide a forum for discussion of the 
          requirements. 

          Persons other than the NRC staff and licensee representatives may 
          observe the proceedings but will be permitted to participate in 
          the discussions only as time will allow. 

          Registration of attendees will be conducted prior to each meeting 
          at the designated locations. 

          Dated at Bethesda, Maryland, this 27th day of June 1980. 

                                   FOR THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 



                                   Darrell G. Eisenhut, Director 
                                   Division of Licensing 
                                   Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation 

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