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NRC Does Not Accept Staff Recommendation to Revise License Renewal Rule

The NRC has voted not to accept staff’s recommendation to initiate rulemaking for power reactor subsequent license renewal as presented in SECY-14-0016.  The NRC directed staff to continue to update license renewal guidance related to the existing rule as needed to provide clarity on the implementation of the license renewal regulatory framework.  The NRC also directed staff to integrate aging management inspection guidance into existing procedures and to keep the Commission informed on progress in resolving several technical issues.     

To access the Staff Requirements Memorandum, click here.

To access the Commission Voting Record, click here.