Information Notice No. 82-15: Notification of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
SSINS No.: 6835
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
OFFICE OF INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20555
May 28, 1982
Information Notice No. 82-15: NOTIFICATION OF THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY
All NRC licensees and all nuclear power reactor facilities holding a
construction permit (CP).
This information notice is to inform you of a changed telephone number for
the NRC Operations Center. This information notice also describes the
circumstances when a licensee may have to call this number. Changes to
licensee procedures may be necessary. No written response to this
information notice is required.
Description of Circumstances:
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission maintains a 24-hour-per-day Center in
Bethesda, MD. During non-business hours, each Regional Office diverts its
respective telephone numbers (10 CFR 20, Appendix D) to this Operations
Center over the Emergency Notification System. This Emergency Notification
System is a special, dedicated telephone system. Telephone calls to the
Operations Center are recorded. The Regional Offices maintain a
24-hour-per-day Regional Duty Officer system which augments the staff of the
Headquarters Operations Center, enabling rapid Regional response to an
Certain fuel facilities and power reactors have a direct, dedicated
Emergency Notification System telephone provided by the NRC which links
their control room, and/or other appropriate locations, with the NRC
These licensees have been previously provided a commercial telephone number
to contact the NRC Operations Center in the event of a failure of the
Emergency Notification System.
On June 1, 1982, the Headquarters Operations Center will change its
commercial telephone number.
The following procedure, as appropriate, should be used to contact the NRC
when the primary means of contact fails:
1. Licensees With an Emergency Notification Systems
Upon a failure of the Emergency Notification System, immediately call
the NRC commercially at 202-951-0550.
May 28, 1982
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2. Licensees Without an Emergency Notification System
Upon a failure to reach the NRC Regional Office at the individual phone
number for the Region (10 CFR 20, Appendix D), call the NRC
commercially at 202-951-0550.
No written response to this Information Notice is required. If you need
other information regarding this matter, please contact the Regional
Administrator of the appropriate NRC Regional Office.
Richard C. DeYoung, Director
Office of Inspection and Enforcement
Technical Contact: B. H. Weiss
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