License Amendment Application for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, 71675 [2013-28700]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 230 / Friday, November 29, 2013 / Notices 6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of November, 2013. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Tremaine Donnell, NRC Clearance Officer. Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. 2013–28601 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Michele G. Evans, Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2013–28699 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION BILLING CODE 7590–01–P [Docket No. 50–271; NRC–2013–0259] NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION License Amendment Application for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station [NRC–2013–0260] sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing this Federal Register notice to inform the public of a slight change in the manner of distribution of publicly available operating reactor licensing correspondence, effective December 9, 2013. Official agency records will continue to be made publically available in accordance with the agency’s policy in the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System, which may be accessed through the NRC’s Web page http://www.nrc.gov. On September 30, 2008, the Division of Operating Reactor Licensing began transmitting correspondence to addressees and subscribers through a computer-based email distribution system. Since then, the regional offices and other divisions within the NRC have been using this email distribution system. To be consistent with the NRC Management Directive 3.4, ‘‘Release of Information to the Public,’’ correspondence will be distributed to the subscribers after a slight delay, in order to provide the addressee with an opportunity to read the correspondence, before it is issued to the subscribers. Individuals may subscribe to receive NRC-generated operating reactor correspondence by entering the following URL into their Web browser address bar: http://www.nrc.gov/publicinvolve/listserver/plants-by-region.html, or through the NRC’s Web site, by selecting the ‘‘Public Meetings & Involvement’’ tab. For questions, please contact the email address listed on the Web site. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of November, 2013. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Nov 27, 2013 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal. AGENCY: Update of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation’s Electronic Operating Reactor Correspondence Jkt 232001 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee) to withdraw its application dated May 14, 2013, (ADAMS Accession No. ML13137A158), for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. DPR–28 for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, located in Windham County, VT. The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical Specifications (TSs) to reduce reactor pressure associated with the fuel cladding integrity safety limits (SLs). ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2013–0259 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may access publicly-available information related to this action by the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2013–0259. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may access publicly available documents online in the NRC Library at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘ADAMS Public Documents’’ and then select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number for each SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 71675 document referenced in this document (if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is referenced. • NRC’s PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC’s PDR, Room O1–F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Pickett, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 1364; email: Dougas.Pickett@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has granted the request of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee) to withdraw its May 14, 2013, application (ADAMS Accession No. ML13137A158) for proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. DPR–28 for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, located in Windham County, VT. The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical Specifications (TSs) to reduce reactor pressure associated with the fuel cladding integrity safety limits (SLs) from 800 pounds per square inch, absolute (psia) to 700 psia in SLs 1.1.A and 1.1.B. The proposed change is intended to address the potential to exceed the low pressure TS SL associated with a pressure regulator failure-maximum demand open transient as reported by General Electric Nuclear Energy in its Part 21 Communication, ‘‘Potential to Exceed Low Pressure Technical Specification Safety Limit,’’ SC05–03, dated March 29, 2005. The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2013 (78 FR 47789). However, by letter dated September 26, 2013, the licensee withdrew the proposed change. For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated May 14, 2013, and the licensee’s letter dated September 26, 2013, which withdrew the application for license amendment (ADAMS Accession No. ML13274A240). Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of November, 2013. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Douglas V. Pickett, Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch I–1, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2013–28700 Filed 11–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 50-271; NRC-2013-0259]


License Amendment Application for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power 
Station

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the 
request of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee) to withdraw 
its application dated May 14, 2013, (ADAMS Accession No. ML13137A158), 
for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. DPR-28 for 
the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, located in Windham County, 
VT. The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical 
Specifications (TSs) to reduce reactor pressure associated with the 
fuel cladding integrity safety limits (SLs).

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0259 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access publicly-available information related to this action by the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0259. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
of this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the 
search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and then select ``Begin Web-
based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's 
Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-
4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number 
for each document referenced in this document (if that document is 
available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is 
referenced.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Pickett, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-1364; email: Dougas.Pickett@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has granted the request of Entergy 
Nuclear Operations, Inc. (the licensee) to withdraw its May 14, 2013, 
application (ADAMS Accession No. ML13137A158) for proposed amendment to 
Facility Operating License No. DPR-28 for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear 
Power Station, located in Windham County, VT.
    The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical 
Specifications (TSs) to reduce reactor pressure associated with the 
fuel cladding integrity safety limits (SLs) from 800 pounds per square 
inch, absolute (psia) to 700 psia in SLs 1.1.A and 1.1.B. The proposed 
change is intended to address the potential to exceed the low pressure 
TS SL associated with a pressure regulator failure-maximum demand open 
transient as reported by General Electric Nuclear Energy in its Part 21 
Communication, ``Potential to Exceed Low Pressure Technical 
Specification Safety Limit,'' SC05-03, dated March 29, 2005.
    The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of 
Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on August 6, 
2013 (78 FR 47789). However, by letter dated September 26, 2013, the 
licensee withdrew the proposed change.
    For further details with respect to this action, see the 
application for amendment dated May 14, 2013, and the licensee's letter 
dated September 26, 2013, which withdrew the application for license 
amendment (ADAMS Accession No. ML13274A240).

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of November, 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Douglas V. Pickett,
Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch I-1, Division of 
Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2013-28700 Filed 11-27-13; 8:45 am]
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