United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for September 3, 2002



                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         SEPTEMBER 03, 2002

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS SEP. 03, 2002

MR Number: H-02-0061

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of Information Notice 2002-25

Information Notice 2002-25: Challenges to Licensees' Ability to Provide
Prompt Public Notification and Information During An Emergency
Preparedness Event dated August 26, 2002

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this information notice
(IN) to alert addressees to licensee problems with the Alert and
Notification System and the Emergency Alert System and to the effect of
call-inhibiting devices such as the "TeleZapper". This IN is intended to
ensure that licensees are able to provide prompt public notification and
information during an emergency preparedness event.

ADAMS Accession No.:  ML022380474

Contacts:   David M. Silk, Region I     Robert E. Kahler, NRR
            (610) 337-5372              (301) 415-2992
            E-mail: dms@nrc.gov         E-mail: rek@nrc.gov

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MR Number: H-02-0062

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of Regulatory Issue Summary 2002-14

Regulatory Issue Summary 2002-14, Proposed Changes to the Safety System
Unavailability Performance Indicators dated August 28, 2002

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is issuing this regulatory issue
summary to inform addressees that beginning on September 1, 2002, the
agency will start a 6-month pilot program to evaluate changes to the
safety system unavailability performance indicators. The pilot program
will be assessed midway through the test period to determine if more than
six months are needed to obtain meaningful results.

ADAMS Accession No.: ML022390102

Contact:    Serita Sanders, NRR
            301-415-2956
            E-mail: sxs5@nrc.gov
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MR Number: H-02-0063

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of Regulatory Issue Summary 2002-15

Regulatory Issue Summary 2002-15, NRC Approval of Commercial Data
Encryption Systems For the Electronic Transmission Of Safeguards
Information dated August 28, 2002

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing this regulatory
issue summary to provide guidance to addressees on obtaining NRC approval
of commercial data encryption systems for the electronic transmission of
SGI. This RIS requires no action or written response on the part of
addressees.

ADAMS Accession No.:  ML022400435

Contacts:   Nancy Fontaine, NSIR        Melvyn Leach, NMSS
            301-415-1253                301-415-7836
            E-mail: nrf@nrc.gov         E-mail: mnl@nrc.gov
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