STP Nuclear Operating Company; Notice of Denial of Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Opportunity for Hearing, 31096 [E7-10787]

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[FR Doc. 07–2820 Filed 6–1–07; 3:05 pm] BILLING CODE 7533–07–M NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 50–498 and 50–499] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES STP Nuclear Operating Company; Notice of Denial of Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Opportunity for Hearing The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) has denied a request by STP Nuclear Operating Company (licensee) for amendments to Facility Operating Licenses, which are numbered NPF–76 and NPF–80, issued to the licensee for operation of the South Texas Project, Unit 1 and Unit 2, respectively, located in Matagorda County, Texas. Notice of Consideration of Issuance of these amendments was not published in the Federal Register. The licensee requested the amendments by letter dated February 28, 2006. The purpose of the licensee’s amendment request was to revise the Technical Specifications to allow extension of the integrated leakage rate (Type A) test interval from 15 years to 20 years, while adequately testing the impact of the aging degradation of the containment pressure boundary components. The NRC staff has concluded that the licensee’s request cannot be granted. The licensee was notified of the Commission’s denial of the proposed change by a letter dated May 29, 2007. By 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the licensee may demand a hearing with respect to the denial described above. Any person whose interest may be affected by this VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:28 Jun 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 proceeding may file a written petition for leave to intervene pursuant to the requirements of 10 CFR 2.309. A request for hearing or petition for leave to intervene must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Attention: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff, or may be delivered to the Commission’s Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, by the above date. Because of potential disruptions in delivery to mail to U.S. Government offices, it is requested that petitions for leave to intervene and requests for hearing be transmitted to the Secretary of the Commission either by means of facsimile transmission to 301–415–1101 or by e-mail to hearingdocket@nrc.gov. A copy of any petitions should also be sent to the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, and because of potential disruptions in delivery of mail to the U.S. Government offices, it is requested that copies be transmitted either by means of facsimile transmission to 301–415–3725 or by email to OGCMailCenter@nrc.gov. A copy of any petitions should also be sent to A. H. Gutterman, Esq., Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004, attorney for the licensee. For further details with respect to this action, see (1) The application for amendment dated February 28, 2006, and (2) the Commission’s letter to the licensee dated May 29, 2007. Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC’s PDR, located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, and will be accessible electronically through the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System’s Public Electronic Reading Room link at the NRC Web site http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by telephone at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of May, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Timothy J. McGinty, Acting Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 50-498 and 50-499]


STP Nuclear Operating Company; Notice of Denial of Amendments to 
Facility Operating Licenses and Opportunity for Hearing

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) has 
denied a request by STP Nuclear Operating Company (licensee) for 
amendments to Facility Operating Licenses, which are numbered NPF-76 
and NPF-80, issued to the licensee for operation of the South Texas 
Project, Unit 1 and Unit 2, respectively, located in Matagorda County, 
Texas.
    Notice of Consideration of Issuance of these amendments was not 
published in the Federal Register.
    The licensee requested the amendments by letter dated February 28, 
2006. The purpose of the licensee's amendment request was to revise the 
Technical Specifications to allow extension of the integrated leakage 
rate (Type A) test interval from 15 years to 20 years, while adequately 
testing the impact of the aging degradation of the containment pressure 
boundary components.
    The NRC staff has concluded that the licensee's request cannot be 
granted. The licensee was notified of the Commission's denial of the 
proposed change by a letter dated May 29, 2007.
    By 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the 
Federal Register, the licensee may demand a hearing with respect to the 
denial described above. Any person whose interest may be affected by 
this proceeding may file a written petition for leave to intervene 
pursuant to the requirements of 10 CFR 2.309.
    A request for hearing or petition for leave to intervene must be 
filed with the Secretary of the Commission, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Attention: Rulemakings and 
Adjudications Staff, or may be delivered to the Commission's Public 
Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area 
O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, by the 
above date. Because of potential disruptions in delivery to mail to 
U.S. Government offices, it is requested that petitions for leave to 
intervene and requests for hearing be transmitted to the Secretary of 
the Commission either by means of facsimile transmission to 301-415-
1101 or by e-mail to hearingdocket@nrc.gov. A copy of any petitions 
should also be sent to the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, and because of 
potential disruptions in delivery of mail to the U.S. Government 
offices, it is requested that copies be transmitted either by means of 
facsimile transmission to 301-415-3725 or by e-mail to 
OGCMailCenter@nrc.gov. A copy of any petitions should also be sent to 
A. H. Gutterman, Esq., Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius, 1111 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004, attorney for the licensee.
    For further details with respect to this action, see (1) The 
application for amendment dated February 28, 2006, and (2) the 
Commission's letter to the licensee dated May 29, 2007.
    Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC's 
PDR, located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 
Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, and will be 
accessible electronically through the Agencywide Documents Access and 
Management System's Public Electronic Reading Room link at the NRC Web 
site http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. Persons who do not have 
access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing documents 
located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by 
telephone at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of May, 2007.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Timothy J. McGinty,
Acting Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of 
Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
 [FR Doc. E7-10787 Filed 6-4-07; 8:45 am]
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