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NERC Submits Revised VRFs for Nuclear Interface Reliability Standard

On December 18, 2009, in FERC Docket No. RM08-3-000, NERC submitted revised Violation Risk Factors (VRFs) for Reliability Standard NUC-001-1, Nuclear Plan Interface Coordination, Requirements R2 (from Lower to Medium), R4, R5, R7, R8 (Medium to High), and R9 (Lower to Medium) in compliance with Order No. 716. NERC explains that the NERC Board of Trustees approved the proposed Reliability Standard VRF assignments on December 16, 2009. In addition, NERC explains that it filed for FERC approval a version 2 of Reliability Standard NUC-001 on August 14, 2009, and, should FERC approve version 2 of NUC-001, NERC requests that the revised VRFs proposed in the instant filing be applied to version 2 of the NUC-001 standard. To view NERC’s filing of proposed VRFs for Reliability Standard NUC-001-1, click here.