FPL Energy Point Beach LLC; Notice of Issuance of Amendment to Facility Operating License; and Final Determination of No Significant Hazards Consideration, 63740 [E8-25542]

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E8–25571 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–266] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FPL Energy Point Beach LLC; Notice of Issuance of Amendment to Facility Operating License; and Final Determination of No Significant Hazards Consideration The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Commission) has issued Amendment No. 234 to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR–24 issued to FPL Energy Point Beach, LLC (the licensee), which revised the Technical Specifications and License for operation of the Point Beach Nuclear Plant Unit 1 (the facility) located in the Town of Two Creeks, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The amendment was effective as of the date of its issuance. The amendment made a one cycle revision to the Point Beach Nuclear Plant (PBNP) Unit 1 technical specifications (TS). Specifically, TS 5.5.8, ‘‘Steam Generator (SG) Program,’’ and TS 5.6.8, ‘‘Steam Generator Tube Inspection Report,’’ was revised to incorporate an interim alternate repair criterion into the provisions for SG tube repair for use during the Unit 1 2008 fall refueling outage and the subsequent operating cycle. The application for the amendment complies with the standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), and the Commission’s rules and regulations. The Commission has made appropriate findings as required by the Act and the Commission’s rules and regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, which are set forth in the license amendment. Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendment and Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination and Opportunity for Hearing in connection with this action was published in the Federal Register on August 5, 2008 (73 FR 45481). A VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:13 Oct 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 request for a hearing was filed on August 20, 2008 by Thomas Saporito. Under its regulations, the Commission may issue and make an amendment immediately effective, notwithstanding the pendency before it of a request for a hearing from any person, in advance of the holding and completion of any required hearing, where it has determined that no significant hazards consideration is involved. The Commission has applied the standards of 10 CFR 50.92 and has made a final determination that the amendment involves no significant hazards consideration. The basis for this determination is contained in the Safety Evaluation related to this action. Accordingly, as described above, the amendment has been issued and made immediately effective and any hearing will be held after issuance. The Commission has determined that this amendment satisfies the criteria for categorical exclusion in accordance with 10 CFR 51.22. Therefore, pursuant to 10 CFR 51.22(b), no environmental impact statement or environmental assessment need be prepared for this amendment. For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated May 28, 2008, as supplemented by letter dated July 18, 2008, which is available for public inspection at the Commission’s PDR, located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System’s (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet 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 the 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.resource@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of September 2008. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Jack Cushing, Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch 3–1, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. E8–25542 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards In accordance with the purposes of Sections 29 and 182b of the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting on November 6–8, 2008, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Monday, October 22, 2007 (72 FR 59574). Thursday, November 6, 2008, Conference Room T–2b3, Two White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACRS Chairman (Open)—The ACRS Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of the meeting. 8:35 a.m.–10 a.m.: Chapter 14 of the SER Associated with the Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) Design Certification Application (Open/Closed)—The Committee will hear a briefing by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff and General ElectricHitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) regarding Chapter 14, ‘‘Vertification Programs,’’ of the NRC staff’s SER With Open Items associated with the ESBWR design certification application. Note: A portion of this session may be closed to protect information that is proprietary to GEH or its contractors pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4). 10:15 a.m.–12 p.m.: Position Paper on Incorporating the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) Recommendations into 10 CFR Parts 20 and 50 (Open)—The Committee will hear a briefing by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding their plans to develop options to revise NRC regulations and guidance in light of the new recommendations of the ICRP. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Status of License Renewal Activities (Open)—The Committee will hear a briefing by and hold discussions with representatives of the NRC staff regarding the status of the license renewal activities, Interim Staff Guidance, and implementation of the recommendations from the selfassessment. 2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.: Subcommittee Reports (Open)—The Committee will hear reports by the Chairman of the US– Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (US–APWR) Subcommittee regarding Topical Reports associated with the US– E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 50-266]


FPL Energy Point Beach LLC; Notice of Issuance of Amendment to 
Facility Operating License; and Final Determination of No Significant 
Hazards Consideration

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Commission) has issued 
Amendment No. 234 to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-24 
issued to FPL Energy Point Beach, LLC (the licensee), which revised the 
Technical Specifications and License for operation of the Point Beach 
Nuclear Plant Unit 1 (the facility) located in the Town of Two Creeks, 
Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The amendment was effective as of the date 
of its issuance.
    The amendment made a one cycle revision to the Point Beach Nuclear 
Plant (PBNP) Unit 1 technical specifications (TS). Specifically, TS 
5.5.8, ``Steam Generator (SG) Program,'' and TS 5.6.8, ``Steam 
Generator Tube Inspection Report,'' was revised to incorporate an 
interim alternate repair criterion into the provisions for SG tube 
repair for use during the Unit 1 2008 fall refueling outage and the 
subsequent operating cycle.
    The application for the amendment complies with the standards and 
requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), 
and the Commission's rules and regulations. The Commission has made 
appropriate findings as required by the Act and the Commission's rules 
and regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, which are set forth in the license 
amendment.
    Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendment and Proposed No 
Significant Hazards Consideration Determination and Opportunity for 
Hearing in connection with this action was published in the Federal 
Register on August 5, 2008 (73 FR 45481). A request for a hearing was 
filed on August 20, 2008 by Thomas Saporito.
    Under its regulations, the Commission may issue and make an 
amendment immediately effective, notwithstanding the pendency before it 
of a request for a hearing from any person, in advance of the holding 
and completion of any required hearing, where it has determined that no 
significant hazards consideration is involved.
    The Commission has applied the standards of 10 CFR 50.92 and has 
made a final determination that the amendment involves no significant 
hazards consideration. The basis for this determination is contained in 
the Safety Evaluation related to this action. Accordingly, as described 
above, the amendment has been issued and made immediately effective and 
any hearing will be held after issuance.
    The Commission has determined that this amendment satisfies the 
criteria for categorical exclusion in accordance with 10 CFR 51.22. 
Therefore, pursuant to 10 CFR 51.22(b), no environmental impact 
statement or environmental assessment need be prepared for this 
amendment.
    For further details with respect to this action, see the 
application for amendment dated May 28, 2008, as supplemented by letter 
dated July 18, 2008, which is available for public inspection at the 
Commission's PDR, located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 
F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly 
available records will be accessible electronically from the Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System's (ADAMS) Public Electronic 
Reading Room on the Internet 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 the 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.resource@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of September 2008.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Jack Cushing,
Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch 3-1, Division of 
Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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