Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.; Kewaunee Power Station; Notice of Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-43 for an Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision, 11823 [2011-4805]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 42 / Thursday, March 3, 2011 / Notices Dalton, Georgia, an incorporated municipality in the State of Georgia acting by and through its Board of Water, Light and Sinking Fund Commissioners (Dalton Utilities), herein referred to as the applicant, 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 combined licenses (COLs) for two AP1000 advanced passive pressurized water reactors at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) site located in Burke County, Georgia. The reactors are to be identified as VEGP Units 3 and 4. The application is currently under review by the NRC staff. An applicant may seek a COL in accordance with Subpart C of 10 CFR Part 52. The information submitted by the applicant includes certain administrative information, such as financial qualifications submitted pursuant to 10 CFR 52.77, as well as technical information submitted pursuant to 10 CFR 52.79. This notice is being provided in accordance with the requirements found in 10 CFR 50.43(a)(3). A copy of the application is available for public inspection at 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, and via 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. The accession number for the application cover letter is ML081050133. Other publicly available documents related to the application, including revisions filed after the initial submission, are also posted in ADAMS. 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 or 301–415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The application is also available at http://www.nrc.gov/ reactors/new-reactors/col.html. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of February, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Mar 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Ravindra Joshi, Senior Project Manager, AP10000 Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. 2011–4803 Filed 3–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–305; NRC–2008–0484] Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.; Kewaunee Power Station; Notice of Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR–43 for an Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) has issued a renewed facility operating license No. DPR–43 to Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. (licensee), the operator of the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS). Renewed facility operating license No. DPR–43 authorizes operation of KPS by the licensee at reactor core power levels not in excess of 1772 megawatts thermal, in accordance with the provisions of the KPS renewed license and its technical specifications. The notice also serves as the record of decision for the renewal of facility operating license No. DPR–43, consistent with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Section 51.103 (10 CFR 51.103). As discussed in the final supplemental environmental impact statement (FSEIS) for KPS, dated August 2010, the Commission has considered a range of reasonable alternatives that included supercritical coal-fired generation; natural gas combined-cycle generation; a combination of conservation, efficiency, wood-fired generation, and wind power; and nonrenewal of the operating license. The factors considered in the record of decision can be found in the supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for KPS. KPS is a pressurized-water reactor located near the Town of Carlton, Wisconsin. The application for the renewed license complied with the standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), and the Commission’s regulations. As required by the Act and the Commission’s regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, the Commission has made appropriate findings, which are set forth in the license. Prior public notice of the action involving the proposed issuance of the renewed license and of an opportunity for a hearing regarding the PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11823 proposed issuance of the renewed license was published in the Federal Register on October 1, 2008 (73 FR 57154). For further details with respect to this action, see: (1) Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. license renewal application for KPS dated August 12, 2008, as supplemented by letters through November 23, 2010; (2) the Commission’s safety evaluation report (NUREG–1958), published in January 2011; (3) the licensee’s updated safety analysis report; and (4) the Commission’s final environmental impact statement (NUREG–1437, Supplement 40), for KPS, published in August 2010. These documents are available at the NRC’s Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, and can be viewed from the NRC Public Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. Copies of renewed facility operating license No. DPR–43 may be obtained by writing to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, Attention: Director, Division of License Renewal. Copies of the KPS safety evaluation report (NUREG–1958) and the final environmental impact statement (NUREG–1437, Supplement 40) may be purchased from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, Virginia 22161 (http://www.ntis.gov), 703–605–6000, or Attention: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15250–7954 (http:// www.gpoaccess.gov), 202–512–1800. All orders should clearly identify the NRC publication number and the requestor’s Government Printing Office deposit account number or VISA or MasterCard number and expiration date. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of February, 2011. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. David J. Wrona, Chief, Projects Branch 2, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2011–4805 Filed 3–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. MC2011–22; Order No. 681] New Postal Products Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.; Kewaunee Power Station; Notice of 
Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-43 for an 
Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC, the Commission) has issued a renewed facility operating license 
No. DPR-43 to Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. (licensee), the operator 
of the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS). Renewed facility operating license 
No. DPR-43 authorizes operation of KPS by the licensee at reactor core 
power levels not in excess of 1772 megawatts thermal, in accordance 
with the provisions of the KPS renewed license and its technical 
specifications.
    The notice also serves as the record of decision for the renewal of 
facility operating license No. DPR-43, consistent with Title 10 of the 
Code of Federal Regulations Section 51.103 (10 CFR 51.103). As 
discussed in the final supplemental environmental impact statement 
(FSEIS) for KPS, dated August 2010, the Commission has considered a 
range of reasonable alternatives that included supercritical coal-fired 
generation; natural gas combined-cycle generation; a combination of 
conservation, efficiency, wood-fired generation, and wind power; and 
non-renewal of the operating license. The factors considered in the 
record of decision can be found in the supplemental environmental 
impact statement (SEIS) for KPS.
    KPS is a pressurized-water reactor located near the Town of 
Carlton, Wisconsin. The application for the renewed license complied 
with the standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 
as amended (the Act), and the Commission's regulations. As required by 
the Act and the Commission's regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, the 
Commission has made appropriate findings, which are set forth in the 
license. Prior public notice of the action involving the proposed 
issuance of the renewed license and of an opportunity for a hearing 
regarding the proposed issuance of the renewed license was published in 
the Federal Register on October 1, 2008 (73 FR 57154).
    For further details with respect to this action, see: (1) Dominion 
Energy Kewaunee, Inc. license renewal application for KPS dated August 
12, 2008, as supplemented by letters through November 23, 2010; (2) the 
Commission's safety evaluation report (NUREG-1958), published in 
January 2011; (3) the licensee's updated safety analysis report; and 
(4) the Commission's final environmental impact statement (NUREG-1437, 
Supplement 40), for KPS, published in August 2010. These documents are 
available at the NRC's Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 
11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, and can be viewed from 
the NRC Public Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html.
    Copies of renewed facility operating license No. DPR-43 may be 
obtained by writing to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001, Attention: Director, Division of License 
Renewal. Copies of the KPS safety evaluation report (NUREG-1958) and 
the final environmental impact statement (NUREG-1437, Supplement 40) 
may be purchased from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Springfield, Virginia 22161 (http://www.ntis.gov), 703-605-6000, or Attention: Superintendent of Documents, 
U.S. Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania 15250-7954 (http://www.gpoaccess.gov), 202-512-1800. All 
orders should clearly identify the NRC publication number and the 
requestor's Government Printing Office deposit account number or VISA 
or MasterCard number and expiration date.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of February, 2011.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
David J. Wrona,
Chief, Projects Branch 2, Division of License Renewal, Office of 
Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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