10 CFR 50.46a - Acceptance criteria for reactor coolant system venting systems.

§ 50.46a Acceptance criteria for reactor coolant system venting systems.
Each nuclear power reactor must be provided with high point vents for the reactor coolant system, for the reactor vessel head, and for other systems required to maintain adequate core cooling if the accumulation of noncondensible gases would cause the loss of function of these systems. High point vents are not required for the tubes in U-tube steam generators. Acceptable venting systems must meet the following criteria:
(a) The high point vents must be remotely operated from the control room.
(b) The design of the vents and associated controls, instruments and power sources must conform to appendix A and appendix B of this part.
(c) The vent system must be designed to ensure that:
(1) The vents will perform their safety functions; and
(2) There would not be inadvertent or irreversible actuation of a vent.
[68 FR 54142, Sept. 16, 2003]

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  • 2014-04-22; vol. 79 # 77 - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 22456 - Performance-Based Emergency Core Cooling Systems Cladding Acceptance Criteria
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      NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      The comment periods for the proposed rule, the associated draft guidance, and the information collection aspects (79 FR 16106; March 24, 2014) have been extended and now end on August 21, 2014.
      10 CFR Parts 50 and 52