Luminant Generation Company, LLC. Acceptance for Docketing of an Application for Combined License for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4, 75141-75142 [E8-29184]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 10, 2008 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 52–036] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Entergy Operations, Inc., et al.; Acceptance for Docketing of an Application for Combined License (COL) for River Bend, Unit 3 On September 25, 2008, Entergy Operations, Incorporated, on behalf of itself and Entergy Mississippi, Incorporated, Entergy Louisiana, LLC, and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC filed with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy Act and Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 52, ‘‘Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants,’’ an application for a combined license (COL) for an economic simplified boiling water reactor (ESBWR) nuclear power plant, to be located in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. The reactor is to be identified as River Bend Station, Unit 3. A notice of receipt and availability of this application was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 67895 on November 17, 2008). The NRC staff has determined that Entergy Operations, Incorporated, et al. has submitted information in accordance with 10 CFR Part 2, ‘‘Rules of Practice for Domestic Licensing Proceedings and Issuance of Orders,’’ and Part 52 that is sufficiently complete and acceptable for docketing. The docket number established for this application is 52–036. The NRC staff will perform a detailed technical review of the application. Docketing of the COL application does not preclude the NRC from requesting additional information from the applicant as the review proceeds, nor does it predict whether the Commission will grant or deny the application. The Commission will conduct a hearing in accordance with Subpart L, ‘‘Informal Hearing Procedures for NRC Adjudications,’’ of 10 CFR Part 2 and will receive a report on the COL application from the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards in accordance with 10 CFR 52.87, ‘‘Referral to the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS).’’ If the Commission finds that the application meets the applicable standards of the Atomic Energy Act and the Commission’s regulations, and that required notifications to other agencies and bodies have been made, the Commission will issue a COL, in the form and containing conditions and limitations VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:49 Dec 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 that the Commission finds appropriate and necessary. In accordance with 10 CFR Part 51, the Commission will also prepare an environmental impact statement for the proposed action. Pursuant to 10 CFR 51.26, and as part of the environmental scoping process, the staff intends to hold a public scoping meeting. Detailed information regarding this meeting will be included in a future Federal Register notice. Finally, the Commission will announce in a future Federal Register notice the opportunity to petition for leave to intervene in the hearing required for this application. A copy of the Entergy Operations, Inc. COL application is available for public inspection at the Commission’s Public Document Room located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. The application is also available at http:// www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/ col.html and is accessible electronically from the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html (ADAMS Accession No. ML082830022). Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should contact the NRC Public Document Room staff by telephone at 1– 800–397–4209, (301) 415–4737 or by email to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of December 2008. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Thomas A. Kevern, Senior Project Manager, ABWR/ESBWR Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. E8–29185 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 52–034 and 52–035] Luminant Generation Company, LLC. Acceptance for Docketing of an Application for Combined License for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4 By letter dated September 19, 2008, as supplemented by letter(s) dated November 4, 5, 6, and 10, 2008, Luminant Generation Company LLC (Luminant) submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a combined license (COL) for two United States— PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75141 Advanced Pressurized Water Reactors (US–APWR) in accordance with the requirements contained in 10 CFR Part 52, ‘‘Licenses, Certifications and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.’’ These reactors will be identified as Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4 and are to be located at the existing Comanche Peak site in Somervell County, Texas. A notice of receipt and availability of this application was previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 66276) on November 7, 2008. The NRC staff has determined that Luminant has submitted information in accordance with 10 CFR Part 2, ‘‘Rules of Practice for Domestic Licensing Proceedings and Issuance of Orders,’’ and 10 CFR Part 52 that is acceptable for docketing. The Docket Numbers established for Units 3 and 4 are 52–034 and 52–035, respectively. The NRC staff will perform a detailed technical review of the application. Docketing of the application does not preclude the NRC from requesting additional information from the applicant as the review proceeds, nor does it predict whether the Commission will grant or deny the application. The Commission will conduct a hearing in accordance with Subpart L, ‘‘Informal Hearing Procedures for NRC Adjudications,’’ of 10 CFR Part 2. The notice of hearing and opportunity to petition for leave to intervene will be published at a later date in the Federal Register. The Commission will receive a report on the COL application from the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards in accordance with 10 CFR 52.87, ‘‘Referral to the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS).’’ If the Commission finds that the COL application meets the applicable standards of the Atomic Energy Act and the Commission’s regulations and that required notifications to other agencies and bodies have been made, the Commission will issue a COL. The COL will contain conditions and limitations that the Commission finds appropriate and necessary. In accordance with 10 CFR Part 51, the Commission will also prepare an environmental impact statement for the proposed action. Pursuant to 10 CFR 51.26, and as part of the environmental scoping process, the staff intends to hold a public scoping meeting. Detailed information regarding this meeting will be included in a future Federal Register notice. Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 75142 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 10, 2008 / Notices F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, and will be accessible electronically through the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room link at the NRC Web site http://www.nrc.gov/ reading-rm/adams.html. The application is also available at http:// www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/col/ comanche-peak.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 via e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 2nd day of December 2008. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Stephen Raul Monarque, Project Manager, US–APWR Projects Branch, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. E8–29184 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. NRC–2008–0621] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and solicitation of public comment. SUMMARY: The NRC invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB’s approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 30—Rules of General Applicability to Domestic Licensing of Byproduct Material. 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150–0017. 3. How often the collection is required: Required reports are collected and evaluated on a continuing basis as events occur. There is a one-time submittal of information to receive a license. Renewal applications are submitted every 10 years. Information VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:49 Dec 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 submitted in previous applications may be referenced without being resubmitted. In addition, recordkeeping must be performed on an on-going basis. 4. Who is required or asked to report: All persons applying for or holding a license to manufacture, produce, transfer, receive, acquire, own, possess, or use radioactive byproduct material. 5. The number of annual respondents: 20,669 (3,869 NRC licensees and 16,800 Agreement State licensees). 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 283,891 (NRC licensees 52,450 hours [22,833 reporting + 29,617 recordkeeping] and Agreement State licensees 231,441 hours [100,081 reporting + 131,360 recordkeeping]). 7. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 30 establishes requirements that are applicable to all persons in the United States governing domestic licensing of radioactive byproduct material. The application, reporting and recordkeeping requirements are necessary to permit the NRC to make a determination whether the possession, use, and transfer of byproduct material is in conformance with the Commission’s regulations for protection of the public health and safety. Submit, by February 9, 2009, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Docket No. NRC–2008–0621. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods. Electronic comments: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC–2008–0621. Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Gregory Trussell (T–5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Gregory Trussell (T–5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, by telephone at 301–415–6445, or by e-mail to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of December 2008. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Trussell, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. E8–29186 Filed 12–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 52–033] Detroit Edison Company Fermi Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 3 Combined License Application Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Conduct Scoping Process Detroit Edison Company (Detroit Edison) has submitted an application for a combined license (COL) to build the Fermi Nuclear Power Plant, Unit #3 (Fermi 3) at its Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Fermi) site, located on approximately 1,260 acres in Monroe County, Michigan, on Lake Erie, approximately 25 miles northeast of Toledo, Ohio and 30 miles southwest of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Edison submitted the application for the COL to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by letter dated September 18, 2008, pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 52. A notice of receipt and availability of the application, which included an environmental report (ER), was published in the Federal Register on Friday, October 17, 2008 (73 FR 61916). A notice of acceptance for docketing of the application for the COL was published in the Federal Register on December 2, 2008, 73 FR 73350. The purposes of this notice are (1) to inform the public that the NRC will be preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in support of the review of the COL application, and (2) to E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Pages 75141-75142]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 52-034 and 52-035]


Luminant Generation Company, LLC. Acceptance for Docketing of an 
Application for Combined License for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, 
Units 3 and 4

    By letter dated September 19, 2008, as supplemented by letter(s) 
dated November 4, 5, 6, and 10, 2008, Luminant Generation Company LLC 
(Luminant) submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission (NRC) for a combined license (COL) for two United States--
Advanced Pressurized Water Reactors (US-APWR) in accordance with the 
requirements contained in 10 CFR Part 52, ``Licenses, Certifications 
and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.'' These reactors will be 
identified as Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4 and are 
to be located at the existing Comanche Peak site in Somervell County, 
Texas. A notice of receipt and availability of this application was 
previously published in the Federal Register (73 FR 66276) on November 
7, 2008.
    The NRC staff has determined that Luminant has submitted 
information in accordance with 10 CFR Part 2, ``Rules of Practice for 
Domestic Licensing Proceedings and Issuance of Orders,'' and 10 CFR 
Part 52 that is acceptable for docketing. The Docket Numbers 
established for Units 3 and 4 are 52-034 and 52-035, respectively.
    The NRC staff will perform a detailed technical review of the 
application. Docketing of the application does not preclude the NRC 
from requesting additional information from the applicant as the review 
proceeds, nor does it predict whether the Commission will grant or deny 
the application.
    The Commission will conduct a hearing in accordance with Subpart L, 
``Informal Hearing Procedures for NRC Adjudications,'' of 10 CFR Part 
2. The notice of hearing and opportunity to petition for leave to 
intervene will be published at a later date in the Federal Register. 
The Commission will receive a report on the COL application from the 
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards in accordance with 10 CFR 
52.87, ``Referral to the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards 
(ACRS).'' If the Commission finds that the COL application meets the 
applicable standards of the Atomic Energy Act and the Commission's 
regulations and that required notifications to other agencies and 
bodies have been made, the Commission will issue a COL. The COL will 
contain conditions and limitations that the Commission finds 
appropriate and necessary.
    In accordance with 10 CFR Part 51, the Commission will also prepare 
an environmental impact statement for the proposed action. Pursuant to 
10 CFR 51.26, and as part of the environmental scoping process, the 
staff intends to hold a public scoping meeting. Detailed information 
regarding this meeting will be included in a future Federal Register 
notice.
    Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC's 
Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public 
File Area O1

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F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, and will 
be accessible electronically through the Agencywide Documents Access 
and Management System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room link at 
the NRC Web site http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. The 
application is also available at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-
reactors/col/comanche-peak.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 via e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 2nd day of December 2008.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Stephen Raul Monarque,
Project Manager, US-APWR Projects Branch, Division of New Reactor 
Licensing, Office of New Reactors.
[FR Doc. E8-29184 Filed 12-9-08; 8:45 am]
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