ATF-related Licensing Actions

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Coated Cladding

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
License Amendment Request 12/12/19 Calvert Cliffs Request to use lead test assemblies that contain chromium-coated cladding and doped pellets.  
Letter Authorization Request 06/15/20 Framatome Request to transport a small number of ATRIUM 10 fuel assemblies equipped with inert test rods supporting the development of Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuels.  

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Doped Pellets

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
Topical Report 12/31/15 Global Nuclear Fuel – Americas NEDO-33406-A, Revision 3 11/09/15
Topical Report 04/29/16 Framatome ANP-10340P, Revision 0 05/31/18
Transportation Authorization 09/06/18 Westinghouse Special authorization to transport fuel rods containing uranium silicide pellets and doped pellets 12/20/18
License Amendment Request 03/08/18 Byron Request to utilize accident tolerant fuel lead test assemblies 04/03/19
License Amendment Request 10/11/18 Brunswick Request to revise technical Specification 5.6.5b to allow application of advanced Framatome Atrium 11 fuel methodologies 03/06/20
License Amendment Request 12/12/19 Calvert Cliffs Request to use lead test assemblies that contain chromium-coated cladding and doped pellets.  
Topical Report 05/08/20 Westinghouse WCAP-18482-P/WCAP-18482-NP, Revision 0, "Westinghouse Advanced Doped Pellet Technology (ADOPTTM) Fuel"  

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FeCrAl Cladding

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
Transportation Authorization 10/19/18 Global Nuclear Fuel – Americas Special authorization to transport FeCrAl fuel rods in Model No. RAJ-II transportation package 02/05/19
Certificate of Compliance Revision 07/31/19 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Revision No. 28 of Certificate of Compliance No. 9228 for the GE Model No. 2000 (GE2000) transportation pacakge. Allows the transport of FeCrAl lead test assemblies. 04/23/20

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Increased Enrichment

In-Reactor

  • No topical reports or license amendments have been submitted at this time.

Transportation

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
License Amendment Request 04/06/20 Westinghouse Traveller transportation package to include ATF and 7 percent enriched fuel 09/15/20

Fuel Cycle Facilities

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
License Amendment Request 11/12/19 Louisiana Energy Services Increase enrichment to 5.5 percent 05/19/20
License Amendment Request 06/23/20 – Request Letter
10/31/19 – Document to be reviewed
Global Nuclear Fuel Review of minimum margin of subcriticality for enrichments up to 8 weight percent uranium–235 08/13/20

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Higher Burnup

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
Topical Report Revision 03/17/20 Global Nuclear Fuel – Americas Proposed Amendment #51 to NEDE-24011-P-A-29, General Electric Standard Application for Reactor Fuel (GESTAR II). Proposes new Appendix B that has a small section to allow higher burnup lead use test assemblies. 10/19/20
Topical Report 12/14/20 Westinghouse WCAP-18446-P / WCAP-18446-NP, Revision 0, "Incremental Extension of Burnup Limit for Westinghouse and Combustion Engineering Fuel Designs"  

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Miscellaneous

Action Type Submittal Requestor Description NRC
Evaluation
Certificate of Compliance Revision 12/12/18 Framatome Revision 11 to Certificate of Compliance No. 9319 for the Model Nos. MAP-12 and MAP-13 Transportation Packages 01/10/19
License Amendment Request 07/01/20 GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Amendment to allow irradiated ATF fuel rods to be transported to Oak Ridge National Laboratory 07/16/20

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, December 16, 2020