PSEG Nuclear LLC, Hope Creek Generating Station; Notice of Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-57 for an Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision, 45301 [2011-19096]

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[FR Doc. 2011–19097 Filed 7–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Docket No. 50–354 [NRC–2009–0391] rmajette on DSK89S0YB1PROD with NOTICES PSEG Nuclear LLC, Hope Creek Generating Station; Notice of Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF–57 for an Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the Commission) has issued Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF–57 to PSEG Nuclear LLC (licensee), the operator of the Hope Creek Generating Station (HCGS). Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF–57 authorizes operation of HCGS by the licensee at reactor core power levels not in excess of 3,840 megawatts thermal in accordance with the provisions of the HCGS renewed license and its technical specifications. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jul 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 The notice also serves as the record of decision for the Renewal of Facility Operating License No. NPF–57, 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 HCGS and Salem Nuclear Generating Station (Salem), Units 1 and 2, dated March 2011, the Commission has considered a range of reasonable alternatives that included coal fired generation, natural gas combined-cycle generation, combined alternative, and the no-action alternative. The factors considered in the record of decision can be found in the FSEIS published in March 2011 as NUREG–1437, ‘‘Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Power Plants, Supplement 45, Regarding Hope Creek Generating Station and Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2.’’ HCGS is a boiling water reactor located in Lower Alloways Creek Township, Salem County, New Jersey. 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 23, 2009 (74 FR 54856). For further details with respect to this action, see: (1) PSEG Nuclear LLC’s license renewal application for Hope Creek Generating Station dated August 18, 2009, as supplemented by letters dated through May 19, 2011; (2) the Commission’s safety evaluation report (NUREG–2102), published in June 2011; (3) the licensee’s updated safety analysis report; and (4) the Commission’s final environmental impact statement (NUREG–1437, Supplement 45), for the Hope Creek Generating Station and Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2, published in March 2011. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45301 ML111751649 Copies of renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF–57 (ADAMS Accession No. ML11116A197) 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 Hope Creek Generating Station safety evaluation report (NUREG–2102) and the final environmental impact statement (NUREG–1437, Supplement 45) may be purchased from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161 (http://www.ntis.gov), 703– 605–6000, or Attention: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 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 20th day of July 2011. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian E. Holian, Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2011–19096 Filed 7–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. A2011–25; Order No. 767] Post Office Closing Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Unionville, Iowa post office has been filed. It identifies preliminary steps and provides a procedural schedule. Publication of this document will allow the Postal Service, petitioners, and others to take appropriate action. DATES: Administrative record due (from Postal Service): August 5, 2011; deadline for notices to intervene: August 16, 2011. See the Procedural Schedule in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for other dates of interest. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

Docket No. 50-354 [NRC-2009-0391]


PSEG Nuclear LLC, Hope Creek Generating Station; Notice of 
Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-57 for an 
Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(the Commission) has issued Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-
57 to PSEG Nuclear LLC (licensee), the operator of the Hope Creek 
Generating Station (HCGS). Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-
57 authorizes operation of HCGS by the licensee at reactor core power 
levels not in excess of 3,840 megawatts thermal in accordance with the 
provisions of the HCGS renewed license and its technical 
specifications.
    The notice also serves as the record of decision for the Renewal of 
Facility Operating License No. NPF-57, 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 HCGS and Salem Nuclear Generating Station (Salem), Units 1 
and 2, dated March 2011, the Commission has considered a range of 
reasonable alternatives that included coal fired generation, natural 
gas combined-cycle generation, combined alternative, and the no-action 
alternative. The factors considered in the record of decision can be 
found in the FSEIS published in March 2011 as NUREG-1437, ``Generic 
Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Power 
Plants, Supplement 45, Regarding Hope Creek Generating Station and 
Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2.''
    HCGS is a boiling water reactor located in Lower Alloways Creek 
Township, Salem County, New Jersey. 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 23, 
2009 (74 FR 54856).
    For further details with respect to this action, see: (1) PSEG 
Nuclear LLC's license renewal application for Hope Creek Generating 
Station dated August 18, 2009, as supplemented by letters dated through 
May 19, 2011; (2) the Commission's safety evaluation report (NUREG-
2102), published in June 2011; (3) the licensee's updated safety 
analysis report; and (4) the Commission's final environmental impact 
statement (NUREG-1437, Supplement 45), for the Hope Creek Generating 
Station and Salem Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1 and 2, published 
in March 2011. 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. NPF-57 (ADAMS 
Accession No. ML11116A197) 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 Hope Creek 
Generating Station safety evaluation report (NUREG-2102) and the final 
environmental impact statement (NUREG-1437, Supplement 45) may be 
purchased from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161 (http://www.ntis.gov), 
703-605-6000, or Attention: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. 
Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 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 20th day of July 2011.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brian E. Holian,
Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
Regulation.
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