United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for August 3, 2001

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         AUGUST 03, 2001

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MR Number: H-01-0055

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of Bulletin 2001-01

NRC Bulletin 2001-01: Circumferential Cracking of Reactor Pressure Vessel
Head Penetration Nozzles dated August 3, 2001

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this bulletin to:

(1) request that addressees provide information related to the structural
integrity of the reactor pressure vessel head penetration (VHP) nozzles
for their respective facilities, including the extent of VHP nozzle
leakage and cracking that has been found to date, the inspections and
repairs that have been undertaken to satisfy applicable regulatory
requirements, and the basis for concluding that their plans for future
inspections will ensure compliance with applicable regulatory
requirements, and

(2) require that all addressees provide to the NRC a written response in
accordance with the provisions of 10 CFR 50.54(f).

Technical Contact:  A. Hiser, Jr., NRR
                    301-415-1034
                    E-mail: alh1@nrc.gov

Lead Project Manager:   J. Zimmerman, NRR
                        301-415-2426
                        E-mail: jiz@nrc.gov

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