United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for June 3, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         JUNE 03, 1999

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS JUNE  3, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0048

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: ISSUANCE OF INFORMATION NOTICES 99-15 AND 99-17

NRC Information Notice 99-17: Problems Associated with Post-fire
Safe-shutdown Circuit Analyses Dated June 3, 1999

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued this information notice to
alert addressees to potential problems associated with post-fire
safe-shutdown circuit analysis. These potential problems could result in
a vulnerability to fire-induced circuit failures that could prevent the
operation or lead to malfunction of equipment necessary to achieve and
maintain post-fire safe shutdown.

Technical contacts: Patrick M. Madden, NRR      Leon E. Whitney, NRR
                    301-415-2854                301-415-3081
                    E-mail: pmm@nrc.gov         E-mail: lew1@nrc.gov NRC


Information Notice 99-15: Misapplication of 10 CFR Part 71 Transportation
Shipping Cask Licensing Basis to 10 CFR Part 50 Design Basis, Dated
May 27, 1999

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued this information notice
to alert addressees to a potential problem with use of the vendor's
consolidated safety analysis report for the IF-300 spent fuel shipping
cask, which could place plants outside their design basis during the
loading or unloading of spent fuel.

Technical contact:  J. B. Brady, RII
                    919-362-0601
                    E-mail: jjb1@nrc.gov
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