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NRC Seeks Comment on Draft Guidance Related to Reliable Hardened Containment Vents

The NRC has issued Japan Lessons-Learned Division draft Interim Staff Guidance JLD-ISG-2015-01, “Compliance with Phase 2 of Order EA-13-109, Order Modifying Licenses with Regard to Reliable Hardened Containment Vents Capable of Operation under Severe Accident Conditions.” The draft guidance is meant to provide clarification regarding reactor operators’ obligations under the order to have a vent path from the containment drywell or to identify a strategy to makes a vent path unnecessary. Comments on the draft guidance are due on April 9, 2015.

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