Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendments to Renewed Facility Operating Licenses, 32237 [2011-13809]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 107 / Friday, June 3, 2011 / Notices that interpretation when it adopts a new law incorporating sections of a prior law without change, Fitzgerald v. Department of Defense, 80 M.S.P.R. 1, 14 (1998). The Graves cases thus present the following legal issues: (1) Does 38 U.S.C. 7403(f)(2) require the agency to apply title 5 veterans’ preference provisions, including but not limited to 5 U.S.C. 3305(b) and 5 CFR 332.311(a), which the Board found the agency violated in not accepting the appellant’s late-filed application, see Graves, 114 M.S.P.R. 245, ¶¶ 12–15, in filling ‘‘hybrid’’ positions under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3); (2) does the legislative history for the applicable statutory provisions offer guidance regarding how those provisions should be interpreted; (3) are the Delegated Examining Operations Handbook and VetGuide ‘‘statute[s] or regulation[s]’’ relating to veterans’ preference within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 3330a(a)(1)(A), such that a violation of a provision in those documents would constitute a violation under VEOA; (4) does the law of the case doctrine apply to the Board’s rulings in these cases; and (5) if so, is there a basis for finding that the ‘‘clearly erroneous’’ exception to that doctrine has been met? In addition, we note that the resolution of the above issues may affect whether the Board has jurisdiction over VEOA appeals filed by ‘‘hybrid’’ applicants. Interested parties may submit amicus briefs or other comments on these issues no later than June 30, 2011. Amicus briefs must be filed with the Clerk of the Board. Briefs shall not exceed 30 pages in length. The text shall be doublespaced, except for quotations and footnotes, and the briefs shall be on 81⁄2 by 11 inch paper with one inch margins on all four sides. All briefs submitted in response to this notice shall be filed with the Clerk of the Board on or before June 30, 2011. DATES: All briefs shall be captioned ‘‘Michael B. Graves v. Department of Veterans Affairs’’ and entitled ‘‘Amicus Brief.’’ Only one copy of the brief need be submitted. Briefs must be filed with the Office of the Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20419. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Shannon, Office of the Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., Washington, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:49 Jun 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 32237 DC 20419; (202) 653–7200; mspb@mspb.gov. 397–4209, or 301–415–4737 or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of May 2011. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Jon Thompson, Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch II– 1, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2011–13737 Filed 6–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7400–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [FR Doc. 2011–13809 Filed 6–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P [Docket Nos. 50–369, 50–370, 50–413, and 50–414; NRC–2011–0127] Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendments to Renewed Facility Operating Licenses The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the Commission, NRC) has granted the request of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (the licensee) to withdraw its June 29, 2010, application for proposed amendments to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF–9 and NPF–17 for the McGuire Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and for proposed amendments to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF–35 and NPF–52 for the Catawba Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, located in York County, South Carolina. The proposed amendment would have revised Technical Specification (TS) 3.3.1, ‘‘Reactor Trip System (RTS) Instrumentation’’ and TS 3.3.2, ‘‘Engineered Safety Feature Actuation System (ESFAS) Instrumentation.’’ The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2011 (76 FR 4384). However, by letter dated April 12, 2011, the licensee withdrew the proposed change. For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated June 29, 2010, and the licensee’s letter dated April 12, 2011, which withdrew the application for license amendment. 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 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are available online in the NRC library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. Persons who do not have access to the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by telephone at 1–800– PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Number 50–302; NRC–2009–0039] Florida Power Corporation, Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant; Notice of Availability of Draft Supplement 44 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants and Public Meetings for the License Renewal of Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has published a draft plant-specific supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (GEIS), NUREG–1437, regarding the renewal of operating license DPR–72 for an additional 20 years of operation for Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant. Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Plant is located in Crystal River, Florida, approximately 80 miles north of Tampa, Florida. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy sources. Any interested party may submit comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS for consideration by the NRC staff. To be considered, comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS and the proposed action must be received by July 25, 2011. The NRC staff is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. Addresses: Please include Docket ID NRC–2009–0039 in the subject line of your comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be posted on the NRC Web site and on the Federal rulemaking Web site, http:// www.regulations.gov. 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. The NRC requests that any party soliciting or aggregating comments received from other persons for E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1

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[Docket Nos. 50-369, 50-370, 50-413, and 50-414; NRC-2011-0127]


Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Notice of Withdrawal of Application 
for Amendments to Renewed Facility Operating Licenses

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the Commission, NRC) has 
granted the request of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (the licensee) to 
withdraw its June 29, 2010, application for proposed amendments to 
Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-9 and NPF-17 for the 
McGuire Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, located in Mecklenburg County, 
North Carolina, and for proposed amendments to Renewed Facility 
Operating License Nos. NPF-35 and NPF-52 for the Catawba Nuclear 
Station, Units 1 and 2, located in York County, South Carolina.
    The proposed amendment would have revised Technical Specification 
(TS) 3.3.1, ``Reactor Trip System (RTS) Instrumentation'' and TS 3.3.2, 
``Engineered Safety Feature Actuation System (ESFAS) Instrumentation.''
    The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of 
Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on January 25, 
2011 (76 FR 4384). However, by letter dated April 12, 2011, the 
licensee withdrew the proposed change.
    For further details with respect to this action, see the 
application for amendment dated June 29, 2010, and the licensee's 
letter dated April 12, 2011, which withdrew the application for license 
amendment. 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 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, 
Maryland. Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC 
are available online in the NRC library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. Persons who do not have access to the Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System (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, or 301-415-4737 
or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of May 2011.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Jon Thompson,
Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch II-1, Division of Operating 
Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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