January 21, 2005
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is issuing for public review and comment, Draft Regulatory Standard, S-310, Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants.
The purpose of this Regulatory Standard, when incorporated in a licence for a nuclear power plant or other legally enforceable instrument, is to help assure, during the preparation of a site for a nuclear power plant, or during the construction, operation or decommissioning of a nuclear power plant, that adequate safety analyses are completed by, or on behalf of, the licensee in accordance with the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (“NSC Act,” “Act”) and regulatory requirements.
The CNSC invites interested persons to assist in the further development of this draft regulatory document by commenting in writing on the document's content and potential usefulness. Please respond by March 24, 2005. Direct your comments to the postal or e-mail address below, referencing file 1-8-8-310.
The CNSC will take the comments received on S-310 into account when developing the regulatory standard further. These comments will be subject to the provisions of the federal Access to Information Act.
The Draft Regulatory Standard S-310, Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants, can be viewed on the CNSC website at www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca. To order a printed copy of the document in either official language, please contact:
Regulatory Standards and Research Division
Directorate of Operational Strategies
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5S9
Telephone: (613) 947-3981
Fax: (613) 995-5086