Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; In the Matter of Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (South Texas Project Units 3 and 4); Notice of Hearing; Opportunity To Submit Written Limited Appearance Statements; and Notice of Oral Argument, 44623-44624 [2011-18826]

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[FR Doc. 2011–18853 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket Nos. 52–12–COL and 52–13–COL; ASLBP No. 09–885–08–COL–BD01] Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; In the Matter of Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (South Texas Project Units 3 and 4); Notice of Hearing; Opportunity To Submit Written Limited Appearance Statements; and Notice of Oral Argument July 7, 2011. Before Administrative Judges: Michael M. Gibson, Chairman, Dr. Gary S. Arnold, Dr. Randall J. Charbeneau. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jul 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board hereby gives notice that it will convene an evidentiary hearing to receive testimony and exhibits in the contested portion of this proceeding regarding the application of Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) for combined licenses that would authorize NINA to construct and operate two new nuclear reactor units on an existing site near Bay City, Texas. In addition, the Board gives notice that, in accordance with 10 CFR 2.315(a), it will entertain written limited appearance statements from members of the public in connection with this proceeding. Finally, the Board gives notice that it will hold oral argument on a new contention proposed by Intervenors 1 related to foreign control. A. Matters To Be Considered at Evidentiary Hearing This evidentiary hearing will concern two environmental contentions: one related to estimating replacement power costs in the evaluation of severe accident mitigation design alternatives, the other related to accounting for energy efficient building code rules in the assessment of a need for power. B. Date, Time, and Location of Evidentiary Hearing The Board will conduct this evidentiary hearing 2 beginning at 9:30 a.m., Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at the Campus of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Building E, Room 201S, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753. The hearing will continue day-to-day until concluded. Any members of the public who plan to attend the evidentiary hearing are advised that security measures will be employed at the entrance to the facility, including searches of hand-carried items such as briefcases or backpacks. C. Submitting Written Limited Appearance Statements As provided in 10 CFR 2.315(a), any person (other than a party or the representative of a party to this proceeding) may submit a written statement setting forth his or her position on matters of concern relating to this proceeding. Although these statements do not constitute testimony or evidence, they nonetheless may help the Board or the parties in their 1 Intervenors are the Sustainable Energy and Economic Development Coalition, the South Texas Association for Responsible Energy, and Public Citizen. 2 NINA, NRC Staff and Intervenors will be parties to the hearing and will present witnesses and evidentiary material. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44623 consideration of the issues in this proceeding. A written limited appearance statement may be submitted at any time and should be sent to the Office of the Secretary using one of the methods prescribed below: Mail: Office of the Secretary, Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Fax: (301) 415–1101 (verification (301) 415–1966). E-mail: hearingdocket@nrc.gov. In addition, using the same method of service, a copy of the written limited appearance statement should be sent to the Chairman of this Licensing Board as follows: Mail: Administrative Judge Michael M. Gibson, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, Mail Stop T–3 F23, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Fax: (301) 415–5599 (verification (301) 415–7332). E-mail: Michael.Gibson@nrc.gov and Jonathan.Eser@nrc.gov. D. Notice of Oral Argument The Board will hold oral argument on Intervenors’ newly proffered foreign control contention beginning at 9:30 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at the Campus of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Building F, Room 2210, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753. As with hearing attendance, members of the public are welcome to attend oral argument, subject to facility security protocol. E. Availability of Documentary Information Regarding the Proceeding NINA’s application and various Staff documents relating to the application are available on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/newreactors/col/south-texas-project.html. These and other documents relating to this proceeding are available for public inspection at the Commission’s Public Document Room, located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, MD 20852, or electronically from the publicly available records component of NRC’s document system (ADAMS). ADAMS is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html (the Public Electronic Reading Room). 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 reference staff by telephone at (800) 397–4209 or (301) 415–4737 (available E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 44624 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 143 / Tuesday, July 26, 2011 / Notices between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday except federal holidays), or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. It is so ordered. Dated: July 7, 2011. For the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board. Michael M. Gibson, Administrative Judge, Rockville, Maryland. [FR Doc. 2011–18826 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2011–0166] sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Exelon Generation Co., LLC; Notice of Receipt and Availability of Application for Renewal of Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2 Facility Operating License Nos. NPF–39 and NPF–85 for an Additional 20-Year Period The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or Commission) has received an application, dated June 22, 2011, from Exelon Generation Co., LLC, filed pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations part 54 (10 CFR part 54), to renew the operating licenses for the Limerick Generating Station (LGS), Units 1 and 2. Renewal of the licenses would authorize the applicant to operate each facility for an additional 20-year period beyond the period specified in the respective current operating licenses. The current operating license for LGS, Unit 1 (NPF– 39), expires on October 26, 2024. The current operating license for LGS, Unit 2 (NPF–85), expires on June 22, 2029. Both units are boiling-water reactors designed by General Electric, and are located 4 miles from Limerick, PA. The acceptability of the tendered application for docketing and other matters, including an opportunity to request a hearing, will be the subject of subsequent Federal Register notices. Copies of the application are available to the public at the Commission’s public document room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 or through the internet from the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) public electronic reading room under Accession Number ML111790800. The ADAMS public electronic reading room is available online in the NRC Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. In addition, the application VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:12 Jul 25, 2011 Jkt 223001 is available at http://www.nrc.gov/ reactors/operating/licensing/renewal/ applications.html. Persons who do not have access to the internet or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC’s PDR reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, extension 4737, or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. A copy of the license renewal application for the LGS, Units 1 and 2, is also available to local residents near the site at the Pottstown Regional Public Library, 500 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464–5656. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 13th day of July 2011. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian E. Holian, Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2011–18394 Filed 7–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Federal Register Notice Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC–2011– 0006]. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETINGS: Weeks of July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2011. DATE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. PLACE: STATUS: Public and Closed. Week of July 25, 2011 Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:55 a.m. Affirmation Session (Public Meeting) (Tentative) Final Rule: Definition of Construction in 10 CFR Parts 30, 36, 39, 40, 51, 70, and 150 (Tentative). This meeting will be Web cast live at the Web address http://www.nrc.gov. 9 a.m. Briefing on Severe Accidents and Options for Proceeding with Level 3 Probabilistic Risk Assessment Activities (Public Meeting); (Contact: Daniel Hudson, 301–251–7919). This meeting will be Web cast live at the Web address http://www.nrc.gov. Week of August 1, 2011—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of August 1, 2011. Week of August 8, 2011—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of August 8, 2011. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 52-12-COL and 52-13-COL; ASLBP No. 09-885-08-COL-BD01]


Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; In the Matter of Nuclear 
Innovation North America LLC (South Texas Project Units 3 and 4); 
Notice of Hearing; Opportunity To Submit Written Limited Appearance 
Statements; and Notice of Oral Argument

July 7, 2011.
    Before Administrative Judges: Michael M. Gibson, Chairman, Dr. 
Gary S. Arnold, Dr. Randall J. Charbeneau.

    The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board hereby gives notice that it 
will convene an evidentiary hearing to receive testimony and exhibits 
in the contested portion of this proceeding regarding the application 
of Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) for combined licenses 
that would authorize NINA to construct and operate two new nuclear 
reactor units on an existing site near Bay City, Texas. In addition, 
the Board gives notice that, in accordance with 10 CFR 2.315(a), it 
will entertain written limited appearance statements from members of 
the public in connection with this proceeding. Finally, the Board gives 
notice that it will hold oral argument on a new contention proposed by 
Intervenors \1\ related to foreign control.
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    \1\ Intervenors are the Sustainable Energy and Economic 
Development Coalition, the South Texas Association for Responsible 
Energy, and Public Citizen.
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A. Matters To Be Considered at Evidentiary Hearing

    This evidentiary hearing will concern two environmental 
contentions: one related to estimating replacement power costs in the 
evaluation of severe accident mitigation design alternatives, the other 
related to accounting for energy efficient building code rules in the 
assessment of a need for power.

B. Date, Time, and Location of Evidentiary Hearing

    The Board will conduct this evidentiary hearing \2\ beginning at 
9:30 a.m., Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at 
the Campus of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Building 
E, Room 201S, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753. The hearing will 
continue day-to-day until concluded.
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    \2\ NINA, NRC Staff and Intervenors will be parties to the 
hearing and will present witnesses and evidentiary material.
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    Any members of the public who plan to attend the evidentiary 
hearing are advised that security measures will be employed at the 
entrance to the facility, including searches of hand-carried items such 
as briefcases or backpacks.

C. Submitting Written Limited Appearance Statements

    As provided in 10 CFR 2.315(a), any person (other than a party or 
the representative of a party to this proceeding) may submit a written 
statement setting forth his or her position on matters of concern 
relating to this proceeding. Although these statements do not 
constitute testimony or evidence, they nonetheless may help the Board 
or the parties in their consideration of the issues in this proceeding.
    A written limited appearance statement may be submitted at any time 
and should be sent to the Office of the Secretary using one of the 
methods prescribed below:
    Mail: Office of the Secretary, Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff, 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Fax: (301) 415-1101 (verification (301) 415-1966).
    E-mail: hearingdocket@nrc.gov.
    In addition, using the same method of service, a copy of the 
written limited appearance statement should be sent to the Chairman of 
this Licensing Board as follows:
    Mail: Administrative Judge Michael M. Gibson, Atomic Safety and 
Licensing Board Panel, Mail Stop T-3 F23, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Fax: (301) 415-5599 (verification (301) 415-7332).
    E-mail: Michael.Gibson@nrc.gov and Jonathan.Eser@nrc.gov.

D. Notice of Oral Argument

    The Board will hold oral argument on Intervenors' newly proffered 
foreign control contention beginning at 9:30 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, 
August 17, 2011, at the Campus of the Texas Commission on Environmental 
Quality, Building F, Room 2210, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753. 
As with hearing attendance, members of the public are welcome to attend 
oral argument, subject to facility security protocol.

E. Availability of Documentary Information Regarding the Proceeding

    NINA's application and various Staff documents relating to the 
application are available on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/col/south-texas-project.html.
    These and other documents relating to this proceeding are available 
for public inspection at the Commission's Public Document Room, located 
at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), 
Rockville, MD 20852, or electronically from the publicly available 
records component of NRC's document system (ADAMS). ADAMS is accessible 
from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html (the 
Public Electronic Reading Room). 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 reference staff by 
telephone at (800) 397-4209 or (301) 415-4737 (available

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between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday 
except federal holidays), or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.
    It is so ordered.

    Dated: July 7, 2011.

    For the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board.
Michael M. Gibson,
Administrative Judge, Rockville, Maryland.
[FR Doc. 2011-18826 Filed 7-25-11; 8:45 am]
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