Draft Interim Staff Guidance (ISG)
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- The NRC Staff is issuing for use of, and to solicit public comment on, draft ISG ESP/COL–ISG–027, “Interim Staff Guidance Specific Environmental Guidance for iPWR Reviews.” The purpose of this ISG is to clarify the NRC guidance and application of NUREG–1555, “Environmental Standard Review Plan: “Standard Review Plans for Environmental Reviews for Nuclear Power Plants,” to environmental reviews for applications for licenses to construct and operate integral pressurized water reactors (iPWR). This guidance applies to environmental reviews associated with iPWR applications for limited work authorizations, construction permits, operating licenses, early site permits (ESPs), and combined licenses (COLs). Comments are due by October 15, 2013.
- The NRC Staff is issuing for use, and to solicit public comment on, draft ISG ESP/COL–ISG–026, “Interim Staff Guidance on Environmental Issues Associated with New Reactors.” The purpose of this ISG is to clarify the NRC guidance and application of NUREG–1555 regarding the assessment of construction impacts, greenhouse gas and climate change, socioeconomics, environmental justice, need for power, alternatives, cumulative impact, and cultural/historical resources as part of the preparation of Environmental Impact Statements for ESP and COL applications. Comments are due by October 15, 2013.
For the Federal Register notice for ISG ESP/COL-ISG-027, click here.
Click here for the Federal Register notice for draft ISG ESP/COL–ISG–026.