Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station; License No. DPR-28; Receipt of Request for Action Under 10 CFR 2.206, 30078 [2010-12884]

Download as PDF 30078 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 103 / Friday, May 28, 2010 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. [Docket No. 50–271; NRC–2010–0191] Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 20th day of May 2010. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Eric J. Leeds, Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station; License No. DPR–28; Receipt of Request for Action Under 10 CFR 2.206 Notice is hereby given that by petition dated April 19, 2010, Congressman Paul W. Hodes (the Petitioner) has requested that pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) 2.206, ‘‘Requests for Action under this Subpart,’’ the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) take action with regard to the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (Vermont Yankee). The Petitioner requested that the NRC not allow Vermont Yankee, operated by Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy or the licensee), to restart after its scheduled refueling outage until all environmental remediation work and relevant reports on leaking tritium at the plant have been completed. Specifically, the Petitioner requested that Vermont Yankee be prevented from resuming power production until the following work has been completed to the Commission’s satisfaction: (1) The tritiated groundwater remediation process; (2) the soil remediation process scheduled to take place during the refueling outage, to remove soil containing not only tritium, but also radioactive isotopes of cesium, manganese, zinc, and cobalt; (3) Entergy’s ongoing Root Cause Analysis; and (4) the Commission’s review of the documents presented by Entergy in response to the Commission’s demand for information, which was issued on March 1, 2010. The NRC is treating the request under 10 CFR 2.206 of the Commission’s regulations. The request has been referred to the Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR). By letter dated May 20, 2010, the Director denied the Petitioner’s request to maintain Vermont Yankee shut down. As provided by 10 CFR 2.206, the NRC will take appropriate action on this petition within a reasonable time. A copy of the petition is available to the public from the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) in the public Electronic Reading Room on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/adams.html under ADAMS Accession No. ML101120663, and is available for inspection at the Commission’s Public Document Room, located at One White Flint North, 11555 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 May 27, 2010 Jkt 220001 [FR Doc. 2010–12884 Filed 5–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a market structure roundtable on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 9:30 a.m., in the Auditorium at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, NE. in Washington, DC. The roundtable will be open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors will be subject to security checks. The roundtable discussion will focus on key market structure issues, including high-frequency trading, undisplayed liquidity, and the appropriate metrics for evaluating market structure performance. For further information, please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: May 26, 2010. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–13006 Filed 5–26–10; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–62151; File No. SR–Phlx– 2010–72] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change by NASDAQ OMX PHLX, Inc. to Make Changes to Expand the $1 Strike Program May 21, 2010. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1, and Rule 19b–4 2 thereunder, notice is hereby given that on May 7, 2010, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, Inc. (‘‘Phlx’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission 1 15 2 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (‘‘SEC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III, below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange is filing with the Commission a proposal to modify Commentary .05 to Phlx Rule 1012 (Series of Options Open for Trading) to expand the Exchange’s $1 Strike Price Program (the ‘‘$1 Strike Program’’ or ‘‘Program’’) 3 to allow the Exchange to select 150 individual stocks on which options may be listed at $1 strike price intervals. The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Exchange’s Web site at http:// nasdaqomxphlx.cchwallstreet.com/ NASDAQOMXPHLX/Filings/, at the principal office of the Exchange, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. 3 The $1 Strike Program was initially approved on June 11, 2003 as pilot, and was then extended several times until June 5, 2008. See Securities Exchange Act Release Nos. 48013 (June 11, 2003), 68 FR 35933 (June 17, 2003) (SR–Phlx–2002–55) (approval of pilot program); 49801 (June 3, 2004), 69 FR 32652 (June 10, 2004) (SR–Phlx–2004–38); 51768 (May 31, 2005), 70 FR 33250 (June 7, 2005) (SR–Phlx–2005–35); 53938 (June 5, 2006), 71 FR 34178 (June 13, 2006) (SR–Phlx–2006–36); and 55666 (April 25, 2007), 72 FR 23879 (May 1, 2007) (SR–Phlx–2007–29). The program was subsequently expanded and made permanent in 2008. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 57111 (January 8, 2008), 73 FR 2297 (January 14, 2008) (SR–Phlx– 2008–01). The program was last expanded in 2009. See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 59590 (March 17, 2009), 74 FR 12412 (March 24, 2009) (SR–Phlx–2009–21). The $1 Strike Program is found in Commentary .05 to Rule 1012. E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 50-271; NRC-2010-0191]


Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, 
LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station; License No. DPR-28; Receipt 
of Request for Action Under 10 CFR 2.206

    Notice is hereby given that by petition dated April 19, 2010, 
Congressman Paul W. Hodes (the Petitioner) has requested that pursuant 
to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) 2.206, 
``Requests for Action under this Subpart,'' the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission (NRC) take action with regard to the Vermont Yankee Nuclear 
Power Station (Vermont Yankee). The Petitioner requested that the NRC 
not allow Vermont Yankee, operated by Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. 
(Entergy or the licensee), to restart after its scheduled refueling 
outage until all environmental remediation work and relevant reports on 
leaking tritium at the plant have been completed. Specifically, the 
Petitioner requested that Vermont Yankee be prevented from resuming 
power production until the following work has been completed to the 
Commission's satisfaction: (1) The tritiated groundwater remediation 
process; (2) the soil remediation process scheduled to take place 
during the refueling outage, to remove soil containing not only 
tritium, but also radioactive isotopes of cesium, manganese, zinc, and 
cobalt; (3) Entergy's ongoing Root Cause Analysis; and (4) the 
Commission's review of the documents presented by Entergy in response 
to the Commission's demand for information, which was issued on March 
1, 2010.
    The NRC is treating the request under 10 CFR 2.206 of the 
Commission's regulations. The request has been referred to the Director 
of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR). By letter dated May 
20, 2010, the Director denied the Petitioner's request to maintain 
Vermont Yankee shut down. As provided by 10 CFR 2.206, the NRC will 
take appropriate action on this petition within a reasonable time.
    A copy of the petition is available to the public from the NRC's 
Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) in the public 
Electronic Reading Room on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html under ADAMS Accession No. ML101120663, and is 
available for inspection at the Commission's Public Document Room, 
located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), 
Rockville, Maryland.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 20th day of May 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Eric J. Leeds,
Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2010-12884 Filed 5-27-10; 8:45 am]
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