Interim Staff Position on Environmental Qualification of Safety-Related Electrical Equipment (NUREG-0588, Revision 1)

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Manuscript Completed: November 1980
Date Published: July 1981

A. J. Szukiewicz, Task Manager

Division of Safety Technology
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555

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This report provides the NRC interim staff positions on selected areas of environmental qualification of electrical equipment important to safety.

Part I of this report contains the original "For Comment" NUREG, which was published in December 1979. This "For Comment" issue is now endorsed by the Commission, in its May 23, 1980 Memorandum and Order (CLI-80-21) as the staff's interim position, until the final positions, currently being developed in rulemaking, are established.

Part II of this report contains the staff's responses to and resolution of the public comments that were solicited and received before May 1, 1980, Revision 1 of Appendices A through D identifies the additions, modifications, and/or corrections that were made as a result of these comments.

This report completes the staff resolution of the Generic Technical Activity A-24, "Qualification of Class IE Safety-Related Equipment." The information contained in Part I and Part II will be considered and used, in part, by the staff in developing the final positions during rulemaking.

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