DCISC is seeking public input regarding its evaluation of the Addendum to Final Assessment of
Alternate Cooling Technologies or Modifications to Once-Through Cooling.
Comments must be received by the DCISC on or before Friday September 19, 2014.
Please consider contacting the DCISC using the link entitled Contact on the home page to provide your comments or should you have questions or require further information.

August 11, 2014 Draft Evaluation as PDF | Draft Addendum to Bechtel Assessment as PDF

Acronyms used at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (DCPP)

The following alphabetical listing contains abbreviations, acronyms, compound words, technical symbols, and spelling preferred for licensing and other regulatory correspondence.


n nano- (10-9) (prefix)
NR narrow range
NBFU National Board of Fire Underwriters
NBS National Bureau of Standards
NEC National Electric Code
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NFPC National Fire Protection Code
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
near-term (adj)
NTOL near-term operating license
NPSH net positive suction head
n/cm 2 neutrons per square centimeter
n/cm2-sec neutrons per square centimeter per second
N newton
NDT nil ductility temperature
N nitrogen
NDD no detectable degradation
no-load (condition)
nonaccident
noncondensable
NCR Nonconformance Report
nonconsumable
NDE nondestructive examination
NDT nondestructive testing
nonexistent
nongaseous
nonlinear
nonmanual
nonmarine
nonnuclear
non-1E
nonpositive
non-Q
nonradioactive
NPTS nonradiological permit tracking system
nonrecurring
nonregenerative
nonreversing
nonsafety-related
nonseismic
nonstructural
nonunion
nonvital
NOP normal operating pressure
NOT normal operating temperature
N/C normally closed
N/O normally open
N/A not applicable
NTS not to scale
NOD Notice of Deviation
NOV Notice of Violation
NEI Nuclear Energy Institute
NEI-98-XXX Nuclear Energy Institute Letter
NIS nuclear instrumentation system
NUMARC Nuclear Management and Resources Council
NMSS Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NRC)
NPAP Nuclear Plant Administrative Procedure
NPPR Nuclear Plant Problem Report
NPRDS Nuclear Plant Reliability Data System
NPG Nuclear Power Generation
NQS Nuclear Quality Services
keffor keff nuclear reactivity
NRR Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRC)
NSOC Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee
NSSS nuclear steam supply system
NTS Nuclear Technical Services
NUFPG Nuclear Utility Fire Protection Group
number(s)no. (nos.)

For more information about DCISC contact:

Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee
Office of the Legal Counsel
857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940
Telephone: in Califonia call 800-439-4688; outside of California call 831-647-1044
Send E-mail to:dcsafety@dcisc.org