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Service Level I, II, III, and In-Scope License Renewal Protective Coatings Applied to Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2017-08363
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 3 of Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.54, ``Service Level I, II, III, and In-Scope License Renewal Protective Coatings Applied to Nuclear Power Plants.'' This RG describes a method the staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) considers acceptable for the selection, application, qualification, inspection, and maintenance of protective coatings applied to nuclear power plants (NPPs).
Information Collection: Enforcement Discretion for Operating Reactors and Gaseous Diffusion Plants
Document Number: 2017-08330
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Notice of Enforcement Discretion (NOED) for Operating Power Reactors and Gaseous Diffusion Plants (NRC Enforcement Policy).''
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08290
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-08115
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-25
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from March 28, 2017, to April 10, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on April 11, 2017.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-08381
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy LLC Facility
Document Number: 2017-08216
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received an application from GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy, LLC (GEH) for an amendment to Materials License No. SNM-2500, which authorizes the storage of spent nuclear fuel and associated liquid and solid waste treatment products. The amendment would revise the license to provide clarifying administrative changes related to the specific storage of liquid and solid waste treatment products allowed to be at the site.
Water Remediation Technology LLC
Document Number: 2017-08215
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application from Water Remediation Technology, LLC for renewal of Materials License No. SUC-1591, which authorizes the licensee to offer a water treatment program to remove uranium from drinking water at community water systems. Water Remediation Technology, LLC has also requested authorization to expand the scope of its licensed activities to include treatment of uranium in groundwater and surface water resources not used for drinking water. If approved, the license renewal would allow Water Remediation Technology, LLC to offer water treatment programs to remove uranium from community drinking water systems and water resources not used for drinking water for a 10-year period following renewal and authorization.
Nextera Energy Seabrook LLC; Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Document Number: 2017-08120
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit 2
Document Number: 2017-08114
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order approving the direct transfer of the facility operating license for Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit 2 (BVPS-2), to FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC (FENGen). The BVPS-2 is located in Beaver County, PA.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Units No. 2 and 3
Document Number: 2017-08015
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a director's decision with regard to a petition dated June 30, 2016, filed by Mr. David A. Lochbaum of the Union of Concerned Scientists (the petitioner), requesting that the NRC take enforcement action against Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., the licensee for Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Units No. 2 and 3 (Indian Point 2 and 3). The petitioner's requests and the director's decision are included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Request for a License Amendment to Export Radioactive Waste: Perma-Fix Northwest, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-07824
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is opening the opportunity for public comment; and opening the opportunity to request a hearing or a petition to intervene for an amendment application to export radioactive waste filed by Perma-Fix Northwest, Inc. (Perma- Fix).
In the Matter of Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation: Wolf Creek Generating Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2017-07894
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order approving indirect license transfer of control of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-42 for the Wolf Creek Generating Station (WCGS). The indirect transfer of control will result from the proposed merger of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains) and Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar) pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, with Westar merging and becoming a subsidiary of Great Plains. Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation will continue to be the operator of WCGS.
U.S. Army Installation Command; Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Document Number: 2017-07892
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Superseded or Outdated Generic Communications
Document Number: 2017-07825
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing the selected generic communications because their guidance no longer provides useful information, their guidance is superseded by updated guidance, or the information can be more effectively made available to interested stakeholders by other means.
Regulatory Analysis Guidelines
Document Number: 2017-07623
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-17
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft NUREG, NUREG/BR-0058, Revision 5, ``Regulatory Analysis Guidelines of the U.S. NRC.'' This proposed revision to NUREG/ BR-0058 would update and restructure the NRC's cost-benefit guidance documents by incorporating information contained in NUREG/BR-0184, ``Regulatory Analysis Technical Handbook,'' into this document and would expand the discussion of cost-benefit analyses in NRC's regulatory analyses, backfitting analyses, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyses. Additionally, the update incorporates improvements in methods for assessing factors that are difficult to quantify, incorporates relevant cost estimating best practices, and includes improvements in uncertainty analyses for use in cost-benefit analyses.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-07745
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Pressurized Water Reactors; Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Boiling Water Reactors
Document Number: 2017-07604
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment drafts of NUREG-1122, Revision 3, ``Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Pressurized Water Reactors;'' and NUREG-1123, Revision 3, ``Knowledge and Abilities Catalog for Nuclear Power Plant Operators: Boiling Water Reactors.''
Omaha Public Power District; Fort Calhoun Station, Unit No. 1
Document Number: 2017-07603
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 30, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received the Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR) and the Site Specific Decommissioning Cost Estimate (DCE), dated March 30, 2017, for the Fort Calhoun Station, Unit No. 1 (FCS). The PSDAR, which includes the DCE, provides an overview of Omaha Public Power District's (OPPD, or the licensee) planned decommissioning activities, schedule, projected costs, and environmental impacts for FCS. The NRC will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR and DCE and receive comments.
Exemption Request for Waste Control Specialists LLC; Andrews County, Texas
Document Number: 2017-07505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) in support of the NRC's consideration of issuance of a new 2017 order that would supersede an order previously issued to Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) on December 3, 2014 (2014 Order). The 2014 Order contained conditions and criteria that allowed WCS to be exempt from the NRC's regulations concerning special nuclear material (SNM).
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Catawba Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-07504
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC to withdraw its application dated May 26, 2016, for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-35 and NPF-52. The proposed amendment would have revised the Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR) to add descriptions to several sections of the UFSAR to clarify how a shutdown unit supplying either it's normal or emergency power source may be credited for operability of shared components supporting the operating unit.
Emergency Preparedness for Small Modular Reactors and Other New Technologies
Document Number: 2017-07502
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comment on a draft regulatory basis to support a rulemaking that would develop new emergency preparedness (EP) requirements for small modular reactors (SMRs) and other new technologies (ONTs), such as non-light- water reactors (non-LWRs) and medical isotope production facilities. The new EP regulations would be consequence-oriented, performance- based, and technology inclusive to the extent possible, and continue to provide reasonable assurance of adequate protection of public health and safety. The new EP regulations would be applicable to SMR and ONT facilities only. Large light-water reactors (LWRs), fuel cycle facilities, research and test reactors and other non-power, non- commercial, facilities are not in the scope of this rulemaking. The NRC plans to hold a public meeting to promote full understanding of the rulemaking and facilitate public participation.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site; Early Site Permit Application
Document Number: 2017-07501
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received an application from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear (CRN) Site, located in Roane County, Tennessee, along the Clinch River, approximately 25 miles west-southwest of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. The purposes of this notice are to inform the public that the NRC staff will be preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) as part of the review of the application for the ESP and to provide the public with an opportunity to participate in the environmental scoping process as defined in the regulations.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: AREVA Inc., Standardized NUHOMS® Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Amendment No. 14, and Revision 1 of the Initial Certificate, Amendment Nos. 1 Through 11, and Amendment No. 13
Document Number: 2017-07422
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is confirming the effective date of April 25, 2017, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2017. The direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 14 and Revision 1 to the Initial Certificate, Amendment Nos. 1 through 11, and Amendment No. 13 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1004 for the AREVA Inc., Standardized NUHOMS[supreg] Cask System.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-07381
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-07279
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from March 14, 2017, to March 27, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on March 28, 2017.
Patient Release Program
Document Number: 2017-07276
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting comment from the general public on its patient release programs. Specifically, the NRC would like input from the public on whether additional or alternate criteria are needed and whether to clarify the NRC's current patient release requirements. The information will be used to determine whether significant regulatory changes to the NRC's patient release requirements are warranted.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-07291
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of Waste Control Specialists LLC; Consolidated Interim Storage Facility; Correction
Document Number: 2017-07050
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a notice that was published in the Federal Register (FR) on April 4, 2017, regarding the issuance of an order to Waste Control Specialists, LLC. This action is necessary to correct the ACTION statement and to add the NRC Docket ID to the notice title and the ADDRESSES section.
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company; South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Automatic Depressurization System Stage 2, 3 & 4, Valve Flow Area Changes and Clarifications
Document Number: 2017-06992
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 64 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-93 and NPF- 94. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and the South Carolina Public Service Authority, (both collectively referred to as the licensee) for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Units 2 and 3, located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company; South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; IDS Fuse Isolation Panel Additions
Document Number: 2017-06991
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 63 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-93 and NPF-94. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company on behalf of itself and the South Carolina Public Service Authority (both hereafter called the licensee); for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Units 2 and 3, located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Information Collection: NRC Form 5, Occupational Dose Record for a Monitoring Period
Document Number: 2017-06941
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, NRC Form 5, ``Occupational Dose Record for a Monitoring Period.''
An Approach for Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Risk-Informed Decisions on Plant-Specific Changes to the Licensing Basis
Document Number: 2017-06939
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is re-issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1285, ``An Approach for Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Risk-Informed Decisions on Plant-Specific Changes to the Licensing Basis.'' The guide was initially issued for public comment in 2012 as noticed in the Federal Register under NRC Docket number NRC-2012-0110. Subsequently, the NRC decided to incorporate additional information related to evaluation of the defense-in-depth philosophy that was not included in the original publication of DG-1285. This proposed revision of the guide, Revision 3, includes significant expansion of the guidance on the meaning of, and the process for, assessing the defense-in-depth evaluation factors.
University of Florida, Training Reactor
Document Number: 2017-06871
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a renewal of Facility Operating License No. R-56, held by the University of Florida (UF or the licensee) for the continued operation of its University of Florida Training Reactor (UFTR or the reactor) for an additional 20 years from the date of issuance.
Information Collection: Safeguards on Nuclear Material-Implementation of United States/International Atomic Energy Agency Agreement
Document Number: 2017-06785
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites the public to comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Safeguards on Nuclear Material Implementation of United States/International Atomic Energy Agency Agreement (US/IAEA).''
Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance About Licenses of Broad Scope
Document Number: 2017-06735
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued Revision 1 to NUREG-1556, Volume 11, ``Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Licenses of Broad Scope,'' which updates licensing guidance for broad scope licenses. This document has been revised to include information on updated regulatory requirements, safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. The document is intended for use by applicants, licensees, and the NRC staff.
Guidance for Developing Principal Design Criteria for Non-Light Water Reactors
Document Number: 2017-06726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing additional information for a notice published in the Federal Register on February 3, 2017, issuing draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1330, ``Guidance for Developing Principal Design Criteria for Non-Light Water Reactors,'' for a 60-day public comment period. This action is necessary to inform the public that a paragraph was inadvertently omitted from the ``NRC Rationale for Adaptions to GDC'' section of General Design Criterion (GDC) 26, ``Reactivity Control Systems,'' in Appendices A, B, and C of DG-1330, and provides the NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) accession numbers for the DG and the regulatory analysis for the DG. The NRC is also extending the public comment period for an additional 15 days to allow stakeholders time to review the change and provide comments.
Request for a License To Export Radioactive Waste; UniTech Service Group, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-06725
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC is reopening the opportunity for public comment and reopening the opportunity to request a hearing or a petition to intervene for an application to export radioactive waste filed by UniTech Service Group, Inc. (UniTech).
In the Matter of Homestake Mining Company of California; Grants Reclamation Project
Document Number: 2017-06645
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a confirmatory order (Order) to Homestake Mining Company of California (HMC), to memorialize the agreements reached during alternative dispute resolution mediation sessions held on December 12, 2016, and February 15, 2017. This Order will resolve the apparent violations that were identified during an NRC records review to determine if HMC was in compliance with regulatory and license requirements for HMC's activities at the Grants, New Mexico site. This Order is effective upon its issuance.
Information Collection: Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2017-06633
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.''
Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit Application and Associated Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2017-06625
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On May 12, 2016, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear (CRN) Site located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A notice of receipt and availability of this application was published in the Federal Register on June 23, 2016. The TVA also provided supplemental information in support of the application to the NRC. Notice of the NRC's docketing of the application was published in the Federal Register on January 12, 2017. A hearing will be held, at a time and place to be set in the future by the NRC or designated by the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (Board). The hearing will consider the application dated May 12, 2016.
In the Matter of Waste Control Specialists LLC; Consolidated Interim Storage Facility
Document Number: 2017-06575
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a notice in the Federal Register of Waste Control Specialists, LLC's (WCS) license application to construct and operate a consolidated interim waste storage facility. The deadline for members of the public to file a request for a hearing and petition for leave to intervene on WCS's application was March 31, 2017. This order is extending the deadline until May 31, 2017.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2017-06384
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of one amendment request. The amendment request is for Southern California Edison Company, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3 (SONGS). This amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI) and safeguards information (SGI). The proposed amendment would revise the Physical Security Plan, Training and Qualification Plan, and Safeguards Contingency Plan and remove the Cyber Security requirements from the Facility Operating Licenses at SONGS to reflect the permanently shutdown and defueled status of the facility. For this amendment request, the NRC proposes to determine that it involves no significant hazards consideration. Because the amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI) and safeguards information (SGI) an order imposes procedures to obtain access to SUNSI and SGI for contention preparation.
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; Notice of Hearing
Document Number: 2017-06502
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station Vernon, Vermont and US Ecology Idaho Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Subtitle C Hazardous and Low-Activity Radioactive Waste Treatment and Disposal Facility
Document Number: 2017-06495
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuing an approval to Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENO, or the licensee) for alternate disposal of low-activity radioactive waste water containing byproduct material from the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY). Additionally, the NRC is considering the related action of approving an exemption to US Ecology Idaho (USEI) from the licensing requirements of section 30.3 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), to allow USEI to receive and possess the byproduct radioactive materials from VY without an NRC license. The NRC staff is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed approvals.
Information Collection: NRC Form 64, “Travel Voucher” (Part 1); NRC Form 64A, “Travel Voucher” (Part 2); and NRC Form 64B, “Optional Travel Voucher” (Part 2)
Document Number: 2017-06371
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 64, ``Travel Voucher'' (Part 1); NRC Form 64A, ``Travel Voucher'' (Part 2); and NRC Form 64B, ``Optional Travel Voucher'' (Part 2).