NRC meeting to discuss Edison's plan to submit a license amendment request (LAR) claiming "no significant hazard"

April 3rd is the pre-application NRC meeting to discuss Edison's plan to submit a license amendment request (LAR) claiming "no significant hazard" for Unit 2. The proposed LAR would address compliance with the San Onofre Unit 2, Technical Specifications, discussed in the NRC staff's request for additional information (RAI), question number 32, transmitted to SCE on December 26, 2012.  Edison has not been able to adequately address NRC RAI question 32 regarding the ability to successfully operate Unit 2 at all ranges of power.

...All in-service steam generator tubes shall retain structural integrity over the full range of normal operating conditions (including startup, operation in the power range, hot standby, cool down and all anticipated transients­ included in the design specification) and design basis accidents...

DATE: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT)   LOCATION:  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission One White Flint North Commissioners' Hearing Room 11555 Rockville Pike Rockville, Maryland 20852

This is a Category 1 Meeting. The public is invited to participate in this meeting and will have one or more opportunities to communicate with the NRC after the business portion, but before the meeting is adjourned. Proprietary information may be discussed at certain times during the meeting. These portions of the meeting will be closed to members of the public who have not been granted access to the information by the owner of the information.  Participants from the NRC include staff members from the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR).

Interested members of the public can participate in this meeting via Webcast link or toll-free audio teleconference.

  • Webcast link: This link to the NRC webcast page will permit the user to select the meeting to be viewed and the viewing speed. The meeting link will become active approximately one hour prior to meeting start.
  • Teleconference bridge number: 888-677-3916; passcode 2670631. [approximately 400 caller maximum]. Callers will initially be placed in a "listen only" status. At the designated point in the agenda, two-way calling will be enabled, so that the public may ask questions of the NRC staff regarding the meeting discussions.

Individuals interested in attending the meeting in person are requested to contact one of the meeting contacts listed below in advance of the meeting, as seating may be limited. [Note: requests to have NRC hold all San Onofre public meetings in Southern California have been denied.]

Randy Hall, NRR 301-415-4032   Jason Paige, NRR 301-415-5888   
April 03, 2013 at 10am - 12pm

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