TITLE

Regulations Amendments

PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;May/Jun2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's proposal to amend its regulations to revise certain regulatory controls for structures, systems and components (SSC) at nuclear power plants based on their safety significance. Proposal to use up-to-date analytic tools and risk insights; Enabling of licensees to more precisely determine the safety significance of SSCs.
ACCESSION #
10015961

 

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