United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

W14  Innovation in New Light Water-Reactor Reviews

This session will cover recent and upcoming improvements related to the reviews of applications for new light-water reactors, including small modular reactors. Potential topics include the following:

  • the Office of New Reactors' audit of and improvements to requests for additional information
  • flexibility in the change process for Tier 2* under 10 CFR Part 52, "Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants"
  • upcoming rulemaking for 10 CFR Part 50, "Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities," and 10 CFR Part 52
  • refocusing NUREG-0800, "Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition"

SESSION CHAIR(S):
 
  • Anna Bradford, Deputy Director, Division of Licensing, Siting, and Environmental Analysis, NRO/NRC tel: 301-415-1560, e-mail: Anna.Bradford@nrc.gov

SPEAKER(S):
 

SESSION COORDINATOR(S):
 
  • Tanya Smith, Technical Assistant, Division of Licensing, Siting, and Environmental Analysis, NRO/NRC tel: 301-415-1194, e-mail: Tanya.Smith@nrc.gov
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