United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

ROP Enhancement

The goal of ROP enhancement is to better risk-inform the ROP and to make it more licensee performance-based while being consistent with NRC's Principles of Good Regulation (Independence, Clarity, Openness, Reliability and Efficiency).

LATEST NEWS

  • In response to a letter from the House of Representatives Committees on Appropriations and Energy and Commerce as presented in an associated press release, the NRC has issued a Federal Register Notice offering the public a 60-day period to provide comments on SECY-19-0067 and future actions planned for the ROP.
  • Reactor Oversight Process Enhancement Initiative in the Federal Register

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Key Documents

Date Description
12/09/2019 Significance Determination Process Team Charter for Phase 2
11/08/2019 ROP Enhancement Team Charter for Phase 2
10/29/2019 NSIR Draft of IMC 0609, Attachment B, Emergency Preparedness Significance Determination Process
08/15/2019 Response to Analysis of Inspection Findings Trend at Nuclear Power Reactors Between 2015 and 2018
08/12/2019 Approval of Charter for Comprehensive Review of the Problem Identification and Resolution Inspection
07/09/2019 Charter for Effectiveness Review of the Cross-Cutting Issues Program
06/07/2019 Approval of Charter for Performing a Focused Selfassessment of the Emergency Preparedness Significance Determination Process
06/04/2019 Project Working Guidance Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Inspection Program Enhancement
06/28/2019 SECY-19-0067: Recommendations for Enhancing the Reactor Oversight Process
05/20/2019 NEI's Response Letter on the March 27, 2019 ROP Executive Meeting, entitled, "Proposed SECY and ROP Enhancement"
02/01/2019 Results of the Calendar Year 2018 Reactor Oversight Process Focused Self-Assessment on the Emergency Preparedness Significance Determination Process
12/14/2018 Radiation Protection Aspects of the ROP Enhancement - Industry Perspectives
10/19/2018 Internal Agency Recommendations
10/18/2018 Response Letter from NRR Director Ho Nieh to Bill Pitesa (NEI) Regarding ROP Enhancement
09/19/2018 NEI ROP Enhancement and Recommendations letter
09/19/2018 Reactor Oversight Process Enhancement Letter from Nuclear Energy Institute dated 09/19/2018
06/21/2018 Receipt of National Regional Utility Group Recommendations for Improving the Reactor Oversight Process
05/02/2018 NRUG Letter to Chris Miller regarding Transforming the ROP to a New Paradigm
01/17/2019 Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting Enhancement – Emphasis on ROP Enhancement

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Meeting Summaries

Date Description
11/07/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Meeting on October 23, 2019
10/30/2019 NEI White Paper, "Implementing a 24–Month Frequency for Emergency Preparedness Program Reviews" to Support the 10 CFR 50.54(t)(1) 24-Month Emergency Preparedness Program Review held on October 29, 2019
10/21/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Meeting on September 25, 2019
09/23/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Meeting on August 28, 2019
07/31/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Meeting on July 31, 2019
06/19/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Meeting on June 19, 2019
06/18/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting on May 22, 2019
06/11/2019 Summary of Public Meeting to Discuss the Update of Inspection Procedure 71124, "Radiation Safety - Public and Occupational," held on May 30, 2019
05/30/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting on April 24, 2019
05/20/2019 NEI's Response Letter on the March 27, 2019 ROP Executive Meeting, entitled, "Proposed SECY and ROP Enhancement"
04/24/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting on March 27, 2019
04/04/2019 Summary of The Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting on March 7, 2019
02/27/2019 Summary of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Meeting on January 10, 2019, to Discuss the Focused Self-Assessment of the Emergency Preparedness Significance Determination Process
02/13/2019 Summary of the Reactor Oversight Process Monthly Public Meeting on January 17, 2019
01/17/2019 NEI Presentation on CDF Trending ROP Indicator at January 17, 2019 ROP Public Meeting
01/16/2019 Summary of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Meeting on December 14, 2018 to Discuss Radiation Protection Aspects of the ROP Enhancement – Industry Perspectives
01/03/2019 Summary of December 13, 2018, Reactor Oversight Process Enhancement Public Meeting
12/14/2018 11/15/2018 Summary of Reactor Oversight Process Working Group Meeting with Nuclear Energy Institute's ROP Task Force and Other Industry Representatives
11/30/2018 ROP Enhancement Public Meeting Presentation
10/01/2018 Summary of September 20, 2018 Reactor Oversight Process Public Meeting
09/20/2018 ROP Monthly Public Meeting NEI Presentation on ROP Enhancement

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