United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for October 14, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         OCTOBER 14, 1999

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS OCTOBER 14, 1999

MR Number: H-99-0089

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of IN 99-10, Rev. 1 &  RIS 99-02

NRC Information Notice 99-10, Revision 1:  Degradation of Prestressing
Tendon Systems in Prestressed Concrete Containments Dated October 7, 1999

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issue this information notice to
alert addressees to the degradation of prestressing systems components of
prestressed concrete containments. The following specific items are
addressed: (1) breakage of prestressing tendon wires, (2) effects of high
temperature on the prestressing forces in tendons, and (3) trend analysis
of prestressing forces.

Technical contacts: H. Ashar, NRR           G. Hatchett, NRR
                    301-415-2851            301-415-3315
                    E-mail: hga@nrc.gov     E-mail: gxh@nrc.gov



NRC Regulatory Issue Summary 99-02: Relaxation of Technical Specification
Requirements For PORC Review of Fire Protection Program Changes, dated
October 13, 1999

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this regulatory issue
summary (RIS) to advise addressees that, based on the guidance provided
herein concerning the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, they may
choose to request a license amendment to their plant technical
specifications to change the requirement that the Plant Operating Review
Committee (PORC) review the fire protection program and its implementing
procedures, for the purpose of alleviating unnecessary burden on the
PORC.

Technical Contact:  Phillip M. Qualls, NRR
                    301-415-1849
                    E-mail: pmq@nrc.gov

Lead Project Manager:   Andrew J. Kugler, NRR
                        301-415-2828
                        E-mail: ajk1@nrc.gov

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