Stakeholder Meetings

The NRC holds periodic stakeholder meetings to discuss non-LWR topics of interest. Select from the following meeting dates to view information on meetings conducted to date in connection with this initiative.   

If you wish to search the meeting titles and topics, you may also download the previous list of meetings.

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Topics:

  • Status overview of Advanced Reactor Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) and Rulemaking Activities (NRC)
  • Implementing Near-field Models in MACCS v4.1 for Better Near-field Dose Calculations (NRC and Sandia National Laboratory)
  • Light Water Reactor Construction Permit Interim Staff Guidance (NRC)
  • Nuclear Data Assessment for Advanced Reactors (NRC supported by Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
  • SCALE/MELCOR Development and Applications for non-LWRs (NRC supported by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory)
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (NRC)

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Topics:

  • The Technology-Inclusive, Risk-Informed Maximum Accident (TI-RI-MA) Approach – An Alternative to Probabilistic Risk Assessment (NRC)
  • An Overview of NRC’s Regulatory Requirements and Guidance on Counterfeit, Fraudulent, and Suspect Items (NRC)
  • Advanced Reactor Content of Application Revised Chapter 11, "Organization and Human-System Considerations," and Chapter 12, “Post-Construction Inspection, Testing and Analysis Program” (NRC)
  • Accelerated Fuel Qualification (AFQ) White Paper (General Atomics)
  • Update on the Development of a Flexible Operator and Staffing Licensing Framework for Advanced Reactors (NRC)
  • FAQ for Physical Security Cat. II Fuel Cycle Facilities (NRC)
  • Fuel Qualification for Molten Salt Reactors (NRC)

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  • Part 71 – Transportation Requirements for Micro-Reactors (NRC) 
  • Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material of Moderate Strategic Significance (Category II Material): Upcoming Guidance, NUREG-2159, Draft for Public Comment (NRC) 
  • Results of U.S. Nuclear Industry Council’s 2021 Advanced Nuclear Survey (USNIC) 
  • Role and Use of Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) in Support of Advanced Reactor Licensing (NRC and NEI)  
  • ​Status of Non-Light Water Reactor (LWR) PRA Acceptability Regulatory Guide (NRC) 
  • Update on Advanced Reactor Exports Working Group Report (NRC) 
  • Draft White Paper on Inservice Inspection/Inservice Testing Guidance (NRC and Idaho National Lab) 

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Topics:

  • Draft White Paper on Licensing Strategies for Micro-Reactors (NRC)
  • Regulatory Research Plan for Micro-Reactor Development (Idaho National Lab)
  • Summary of Technical Reports on Transportation and Storage of Advanced Reactor Fuel (NRC)
  • Draft White Paper, Advanced Reactor Content of Applications Guidance for Fire Protection (Operations) (NRC)
  • NRC and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Joint Report: Technology Inclusive and Risk-Informed Reviews for Advanced Reactors (NRC and CNSC)
  • Update on Draft NUREG-2246, "Fuel Qualification for Advanced Reactors (NRC)"
  • Update on White Paper for Scalable Human Factors Engineering and Flexible Staffing for Advanced Reactors (NRC)
  • Draft Regulatory Guide to Endorse ASME Section XI, Division 2, Reliability and Integrity Management (RIM) Programs for Non-Light Water Reactors (NRC)

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  • NRC’s Advanced Reactor Public Website (NRC)
  • ​The Advanced Reactor Generic Environmental Impact Statement and Rulemaking (NRC)
  • Annual Fees for Non-LWRs (NRC And USNIC)
  • Technology Inclusive Content of Application Project, and Advanced Reactor Content of Application Project (NRC)
  • Applicability of Regulations to Non-LWRs (NRC)
  • Argonne National Laboratory Report for Non-LWR Vessel Cooling Systems (ANL) 
  • Insights on Adapting Licensing Frameworks to New Non-Power Technologies (NRC) 

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  • ASME Section III, Division 5 Design Tool Software (NRC)
  • ​Revision to NRC Pre-Application Engagement White Paper (NRC)
  • Inspection and Oversight Framework for Advanced Reactors (NRC)
  • Export Controls Report on How Advanced Reactors Fit within Part 110 (NRC)
  • Graded Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Approach for Advanced Reactors (NRC)
  • White Paper on Draft Licensing Modernization Project (NRC) 

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  • NRC Advanced Reactor Public Website & Integrated Schedule Walkthrough (NRC)
  • Annual Fees for Advanced Reactors (NRC)
  • Status of Environmental Topics (SECY-21-0001, ANR GEIS, Categorical Exclusions) (NRC)
  • Site Reuse Deployment Guidance for Advanced Reactors FOA (SODI, Orano, Southern Co., EPRI)
  • Risk-Informed Seismic Design and Seismic Isolation (NRC, Southern Co.)

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  • Construction Permit Guidance
    • Discussion of NRC Draft Staff White Paper “Safety Review of Power Reactor Construction Permit Applications”
    • Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Construction Permit (CP) topics
    • U.S. Nuclear Industry Council (USNIC) CP topics
  • Applicability of Regulations
  • Technology Inclusive Content of Application Project (TICAP) and Advanced Reactor Content of Application Project (ARCAP).
    • TICAP / ARCAP Integration
    • SAR Level of Detail
    • Tabletop Exercises – Update and Status 
    • Status of TICAP guidance documents
    • ARCAP roadmap draft guidance document considerations
    • Discussion of Draft ARCAP Chapter 11, “Organization,” and Chapter 12, “Initial Startup Program.”

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  • Pre-application Engagement
  • ACRS Lessons-Learned on New Plant Reviews
  • SECY-20-0093, “Policy and Licensing Considerations Related to Micro-Reactors”
  • NEIMA Section 103(e) Report to Congress on Part 53
  • ASME Section III, Division 5, High Temperature Reactors
  • Price-Anderson Act Considerations for Non-LWRs

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  • Regulatory Analysis of Applicable Regulations for Non-LWRs
  • Advanced Reactor Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS)
  • Advanced Reactor Fuel Qualification White Paper
  • MACCS Code Applicability for Nearfield Consequence Analysis
  • ORNL Report on Preparing and Reviewing a Molten Salt Non-Power Reactor Application

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  • Advanced Reactor Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS)

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  • ANL Report, “The Assessment of Tritium Detection and Control in Molten Salt Reactors”
  • INL Report, “Technology-Inclusive Determination of Mechanistic Source Terms for Offsite Dose-Related Assessments for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Facilities”
  • Advanced-Reactor Source Term – Pilot Studies
  • Annual Fee Regulations for Microreactors
  • Part 53 Rulemaking Plan and White Paper
  • Industry Perspectives on Part 53
  • Spent Fuel Reprocessing Rulemaking
  • ORNL Report on Preparing and Reviewing a Molten Salt Non-Power Reactor Application

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  • Advanced Non-LWR PRA standard
  • NEI 20-09, “Performance of PRA Peer Reviews Using the ASME/ANS Advanced Non-LWR Standard”
  • Promoting Preapplication Participation
  • Annual Fee Regulations for Non-LWRs

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  • Promoting Preapplication Participation
  • Annual Fee Regulations for Non-LWRs
  • Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) for Micro Reactors and Advanced Nuclear Reactor Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS)
  • NEI Feedback on PNNL Reports on Approach to Determine the Environmental Data for Non-LWRs
  • Advanced Reactor Fuel Qualification Guidance
  • Spent Fuel Reprocessing Rulemaking
  • Category II Fuel Cycle Facility Security
  • ASME Section XI Division 2 (Reliability Integrity Management or RIM)
  • Advanced Reactor Inspection and Oversight Contract

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  • Rulemaking for Alternative Physical Security Requirement for Advanced Reactors
  • NRC’s preliminary proposed rule language
  • NRC’s disposition of the December 12, 2019 public meeting comments

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  • Draft Outline for Licensing Modernization Project
  • Advanced Reactors Materials Workshop
  • Overview of NEI Micro-Reactor Paper
  • Non-LWR Review Strategy
  • Advanced Reactor Preparations for Environmental Reviews
  • Physical Security Proposed Rule for Advanced Reactors
  • Technology Inclusive Content of Applications Project (TICAP)
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Licensing Approach
  • Advanced Reactor Export Working Group

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  • 10 CFR Part 53: Risk-informed, Technology Inclusive Regulatory Framework for Advanced Reactors Rulemaking
  • Export-Controlled Information Technology 
  • Volcanic Hazards Regulatory Guide and Upcoming Public Meeting
  • Environmental Topics
  • Draft Documents and Electronic Reading Rooms
  • Manufacturing Licenses
  • Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA) – Research and Test Reactor Licensing

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  • Technology Inclusive Content Applications Project (TICAP)
  • Action Plan for Reviewing and Endorsing the non-LWR Probabilistic Risk Assessment Standard
  • Micro-Reactors Regulatory Topics
  • Concrete and Elevated Temperature
  • Environmental Interim Staff Guidance and Generic EIS Developments
  • 10 CFR Part 53: Risk-informed, Technology Inclusive Regulatory Framework for Advanced Reactors Rulemaking
  • Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (NEIMA)
  • Non-LWR Vision and Strategy Computer Code Reports: Modeling and Simulation of non-LWRs 
  • NRC Non-LWR Computer Code Development Plans 
  • Protecting Sensitive Information 

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  • NRC Staff White Paper - Population-Related Siting Considerations
  • Technology Inclusive Content Applications Project (TICAP)
  • Siting Guidance
  • Using GEIS In Support of the Construction and Operation of Advanced Nuclear Reactors
  • Consensus Codes and Standards Survey
  • Environmental topics
    • Interim Staff Guidance for Micro-Reactors Environmental Reviews
    • NEI white paper Streamlining Environmental Reviews
  • Micro-Reactors 
    • Overview
    • Task Force High Priorities
  • Endorsement and Gap Analysis of ASME/ANS RA-S-1.4 
  • Pre-application Interactions with the NRC
  • Division 5 Endorsement Kick-off
    • ASME QME-1 for High Temperature Material Qualification for Functional Capability

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  • Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
  • DOE/Office of Nuclear Energy Update
  • Siting Criteria Related to Population Density (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, NRC, Nuclear Energy Institute, General Discussion)
  • Mechanistic Source Term (Sandia National Laboratory, NRC, Technology Working Groups, General Discussion)

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  • Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
  • DOE/Office of Nuclear Energy Update
  • Siting Criteria Related to Population Density (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, NRC, Nuclear Energy Institute, General Discussion)
  • Mechanistic Source Term (Sandia National Laboratory, NRC, Technology Working Groups, General Discussion)

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  • Streamlining Environmental Reviews (NRC, NEI)
  • Civil / Structural Issues
    • Regulatory Interfaces (Southern Co.)
    • NRC Research Updates (NRC)
    • Civil/Structural Materials (NEI)
    • Seismic Isolation (INL)
    • Generic Seismic Hazard Curves (NRC)
    • NRC Lessons Learned, Open Discussion

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  • Streamlining Environmental Reviews (NRC, NEI)
  • Civil / Structural Issues
    • Modeling & Simulation (NRC)
    • Interface Requirements for Staged Licensing (NIA)
    • Developer Priorities & HALEU (NIC)
    • Policy Issues, Industry Needs Assessment
      • TRISO topical report
      • Future Meetings
    • Regulatory Basis Development for Possible Changes to Physical Security Requirements

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  • Report on Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World and Potential Insights to Prioritize Activities (UWisc)
  • Consensus Codes and Standards
    • ASME Section III, Division 5
  • Fast Reactor Technology Working Group (Oklo)
  • Licensing Modernization Project Guidance, Draft Regulatory Guide & Related Draft Commission Paper

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  • Licensing Modernization Project
  • Technology Working Groups - MSR
  • Prioritization Considering O&M
  • Natural Convection Shutdown Heat Removal

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  • Rightsizing Environmental Reviews
  • Emergency Planning Rulemaking
  • Fuel Qualification –Metal Fuel & Legacy Data
  • Fuel Qualification –TRISO fuel
  • Fuel Qualification –Molten Salt Reactors
  • Fuel Cycle & Transportation
  • Licensing Modernization Project Guidance

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  • Updated non-LWR Policy Table (May 2018)
  • Rightsizing Environmental Reviews
  • Emergency Planning Rulemaking
  • Fuel Qualification –Metal Fuel & Legacy Data
  • Fuel Qualification –TRISO fuel
  • Fuel Qualification –Molten Salt Reactors
  • Fuel Cycle & Transportation
  • Licensing Modernization Project Guidance

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  • Advanced Reactor Program Status (SECY Paper)
  • Environmental Reviews
  • Defense in Depth
    • NRC Staff Comments
    • Licensing Modernization Project
  • Streamlined/Predictable Licensing Pathway
  • Functional Containment Performance Criteria
  • Path Forward on Licensing Guidance
  • non-LWR Policy Table

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  • Regulatory Roadmap
  • Higher Assay LEU
  • Regulatory Engagement Plans
  • Financial Protection (Insurance)
  • Advanced Reactor Design Criteria
  • Licensing Modernization Project 
  • Functional Containment

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  • Summary of NRC Standards Forum
  • Licensing Modernization Project
    • Follow up on PRA Approach Whitepaper
    • Safety Classification White Paper
  • Advanced Reactor Design Criteria
  • Policy Issues
    • Insurance
    • Functional Containment

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  • Policy Issues
  • Feedback on SDA/Major Portions
  • Feedback on Licensing Basis Events
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment Approach 
  • Nuclear Infrastructure Council

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  • NEI Physical Security White Paper
  • UCS Views on the NEI Security White Paper
  • LMP Licensing Basis Event White Paper
  • Planned LMP PRA White Papers
  • Functional Containment Performance Criteria
  • NIA White Paper – SDA / Major Portions
  • Policy Issues Update –non-LWRs

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  • Joint Discussions
    • Mid- and Long-Term Implementation Action Plans
    • Security Design Considerations
    • Licensing Project Plans
  • Policy Issues Discussion (NIC)
  • Major Portions Discussion (NIA)
  • Licensing Technical Requirements Modernization Project (NEI/Southern)

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  • NRC Discussions of: 
    • Vision & Strategies
    • Implementation Action Plans
    • Policy Issues
  • DOE Update - Regulatory Process Improvements for Advanced Reactor Designs
  • Nuclear Infrastructure Council – Regulatory Improvements in Advanced Reactor Designs
  • Nuclear Innovation Alliance – Update on “Major Portions” of a Standard Design Approval
  • Nuclear Energy Institute – Licensing Technical Requirements Modernization Project (Licensing Basis Event Selection)

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  • NRC Discussions of: 
    • Vision & Strategies
    • Implementation Action Plans
    • Policy Issues
  • NRC Staff – Non-LWR Vision and Strategies
    • Implementation Action Plans, Volume 2
    • Draft Regulatory Review Roadmap
    • DOE Update
    • Table of Small Modular Reactor and Advanced Reactor Technical and Policy Issues 
  • Nuclear Innovation Alliance Presentation on “Major Portions” of a Standard Design Approval 
  • Nuclear Infrastructure Council Presentation 
  • Nuclear Energy Institute/Southern Company Services Presentation – Licensing Technical Requirements Modernization Project

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  • NRC Background and Status 
    • Draft "NRC Vision and Strategy for Non-Light Water Reactor Mission Readiness"
    • Flexible review options
  • NEI Staged Application Survey Results – Advanced Reactor Regulatory Task Force

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