List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NUHOMS® HD System Revision 1; Confirmation of Effective Date, 12825 [2011-5346]

Download as PDF 12825 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 76, No. 46 Wednesday, March 9, 2011 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 10 CFR Part 72 [NRC–2011–0002] RIN 3150–AI89 List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NUHOMS® HD System Revision 1; Confirmation of Effective Date Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Direct final rule: Confirmation of effective date. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) is confirming the effective date of March 29, 2011, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2011 (76 FR 2243). This direct final rule amended the NRC’s spent fuel storage regulations at Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR 72.214) to revise the NUHOMS® HD System listing to include Amendment Number 1 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) Number 1030. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of March 29, 2011, is confirmed for this direct final rule. ADDRESSES: Documents related to this rulemaking, including any comments received, may be examined at the NRC Public Document Room, Room O–1F21, 11555 Rockville Pike, One White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Trussell, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, telephone: 301–415– 6445, e-mail: Gregory.Trussell@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 13, 2011 (76 FR 2243), the NRC published a direct final rule amending its regulations at 10 CFR 72.214 to mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Mar 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 include Amendment No. 1 to CoC No. 1030. 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In the direct final rule, NRC stated that if no significant adverse comments were received, the direct final rule would become final on March 29, 2011. The NRC did not receive any comments on the direct final rule. Therefore, this rule will become effective as scheduled. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of March 2011. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Cindy Bladey, Chief, Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch, Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–5346 Filed 3–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 430 [Docket No. EERE–2008–BT–TP–0011] RIN 1904–AB78 Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedure for Microwave Ovens Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Interim final rule. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

10 CFR Part 72

[NRC-2011-0002]
RIN 3150-AI89


List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NUHOMS[supreg] HD 
System Revision 1; Confirmation of Effective Date

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Direct final rule: Confirmation of effective date.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) 
is confirming the effective date of March 29, 2011, for the direct 
final rule that was published in the Federal Register on January 13, 
2011 (76 FR 2243). This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel 
storage regulations at Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 
CFR 72.214) to revise the NUHOMS[supreg] HD System listing to include 
Amendment Number 1 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) Number 1030.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of March 29, 2011, is 
confirmed for this direct final rule.

ADDRESSES: Documents related to this rulemaking, including any comments 
received, may be examined at the NRC Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, 
11555 Rockville Pike, One White Flint North, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Trussell, Office of Federal 
and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone: 301-415-
6445, e-mail: Gregory.Trussell@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 13, 2011 (76 FR 2243), the NRC 
published a direct final rule amending its regulations at 10 CFR 72.214 
to include Amendment No. 1 to CoC No. 1030. Amendment No. 1 will revise 
the definitions for Damaged Fuel Assembly and Transfer Operations; add 
definitions for Fuel Class and Reconstituted Fuel Assembly; add 
Combustion Engineering 16x16 class fuel assemblies as authorized 
contents; reduce the minimum off-normal ambient temperature from -20 
[deg]F to -21 [deg]F; expand the authorized contents of the 
NUHOMS[supreg] HD System to include pressurized water reactor fuel 
assemblies with control components; reduce the minimum initial 
enrichment of fuel assemblies from 1.5 weight percent uranium-235 to 
0.2 weight percent uranium-235; clarify the requirements of 
reconstituted fuel assemblies; add requirements to qualify metal matrix 
composite neutron absorbers with integral aluminum cladding; clarify 
the requirements for neutron absorber tests; delete use of nitrogen for 
draining the water from the dry shielded canister (DSC), and allow only 
helium as a cover gas during DSC cavity water removal operations; and 
make corresponding changes to the technical specifications. In the 
direct final rule, NRC stated that if no significant adverse comments 
were received, the direct final rule would become final on March 29, 
2011.
    The NRC did not receive any comments on the direct final rule. 
Therefore, this rule will become effective as scheduled.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of March 2011.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Cindy Bladey,
Chief, Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch, Division of 
Administrative Services, Office of Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-5346 Filed 3-8-11; 8:45 am]
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