Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Leslie C. Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility, 73343-73345 [2014-29001]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 / Notices the proposed action does not involve any construction impact. (v) There is no significant increase in the potential for or consequences from radiological accidents; and The proposed action involves only a schedule change which is administrative in nature, and does not impact the probability or consequences of accidents. (vi) The requirements from which an exemption is sought involve: (B) Reporting requirements; The exemption request involves submitting an updated FSAR by EOI and (G) Scheduling requirements; The proposed exemption relates to the schedule for submitting FSAR updates to the NRC. 4.0 Conclusion Accordingly, the Commission has determined that, pursuant to 10 CFR 50.12(a)(1) and (2), the exemption is authorized by law, will not present an undue risk to the public health and safety, and is consistent with the common defense and security. Also special circumstances are present. Therefore, the Commission hereby grants EOI the exemption from the requirements of 10 CFR 50.71(e)(3)(iii) pertaining to the GGNS3 COL application to allow submittal of the next FSAR update the earlier of the resumption of the COL application review or December 31, 2015. Pursuant to 10 CFR 51.22, the Commission has determined that the exemption request meets the applicable categorical exclusion criteria set forth in 10 CFR 51.22(c)(25), and the granting of this exemption will not have a significant effect on the quality of the human environment. This exemption is effective upon issuance. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of December 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Ronaldo Jenkins, Chief, Licensing Branch 3, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. 2014–29000 Filed 12–9–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–416; NRC–2011–0262] License Renewal Application for Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Dec 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 Supplemental environmental impact statement. ACTION: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making available a final plant-specific supplement, Supplement 50, to NUREG–1437, ‘‘Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants’’ (GEIS), regarding the renewal of Entergy Operations, Inc. (Entergy) operating license NPF–29 for an additional 20 years of operation for Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1 (GGNS). DATES: The final Supplement 50 to the GEIS is available as of December 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2011–0262 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2011–0262. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection 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 final Supplement 50 to the GEIS is in ADAMS under Accession No. ML14328A171. • 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. • Harriette Person Memorial Library: The final Supplement 50 to the GEIS is available for public inspection at 606 Main Street, Port Gibson, MS, 39150. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Drucker, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, telephone: 1–800– 368–5692, ext. 6223, email: David.Drucker@nrc.gov, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73343 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background In accordance with § 51.118 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, the NRC is making available final Supplement 50 to the GEIS regarding the renewal of Entergy operating license NPF–29 for an additional 20 years of operation for GGNS. Draft Supplement 50 to the GEIS was noticed by the NRC in the Federal Register on December 12, 2013 (78 FR 75579), and noticed by the Environmental Protection Agency on December 20, 2013 (78 FR 77121). The public comment period on draft Supplement 50 to the GEIS ended on February 11, 2014, and the comments received are addressed in final Supplement 50 to the GEIS. II. Discussion As discussed in Section 9.4 of the final Supplement 50 to the GEIS, the NRC staff determined that the adverse environmental impacts of license renewal for GGNS are not so great that preserving the option of license renewal for energy-planning decisionmakers would be unreasonable. This recommendation is based on: (1) The analysis and findings in the GEIS; (2) information provided in the environmental report and other documents submitted by Entergy; (3) consultation with Federal, State, local, and Tribal agencies; (4) the NRC staff’s independent environmental review; and (5) consideration of public comments received during the scoping process and on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of December, 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian D. Wittick, Chief, Projects Branch 2, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2014–28998 Filed 12–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. No. 50–134; NRC–2010–0053] Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Leslie C. Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: License termination; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is noticing the termination of Facility Operating License No. R–61 for the Leslie C. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 73344 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 / Notices Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility (LCWNRF). The NRC has terminated the license of the decommissioned LCWNRF at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI or the licensee) in Worcester, Massachusetts, and has released the site for unrestricted use. DATES: Notice of termination of Facility Operating License No. R–61 given on December 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2010–0053 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2010–0053. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection 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 (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. • 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: Theodore Smith, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–6721; email: Theodore.Smith@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The LCWNRF provided graduate and undergraduate students with reactor operating experience and experimental practice in the fields of nuclear engineering, metallurgy, chemistry, and physics, as well as irradiation services for other teaching, medical, and industrial institutions. The licensee ceased operation of the facility on June VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Dec 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 30, 2007. The reactor fuel was removed in July 2011, with the fuel being delivered to the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The LCWNRF underwent decommissioning activities in late 2012, followed by Final Status Surveys (FSS) in the fall of 2013 to assess the final radiological status of the facility. The licensee submitted a Decommissioning Plan (DP) dated March 31, 2009 (ADAMS Accession No. ML090960651), for NRC approval. The NRC requested additional information for its review of the DP by letter dated June 23, 2009 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML091730007), and the licensee responded to that request with a revised DP on September 30, 2009 (ADAMS Accession No. ML092880231). The NRC approved the revised WPI DP by Amendment No. 12 to License R–61, dated March 29, 2011 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML103120030). As required by the WPI DP, the WPI submitted a Final Status Survey Plan (FSSP), dated January 31, 2013 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML130460119), as a supplement to the DP. By letter dated June 11, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. ML13156A041), the NRC reviewed the survey plan and determined that it was consistent with the guidance in NUREG–1757, ‘‘Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance’’ (ADAMS Accession No. ML063000243), and NUREG–1575, ‘‘Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual’’ (ADAMS Accession No. ML082470583). On March 5, 2014, the WPI submitted its Final Status Survey Report (FSSR) (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML14080A176) and requested termination of the LCWNRF license. The report demonstrates that the criteria for termination set forth in WPI’s license (R–61), and as established in its DP and FSSP, have been satisfied. The FSSP indicates that all individual radiological measurement determinations made throughout the facility for surface contamination (both total and removable) were found to be less than the criteria established in the DP. Similarly, sample results from concrete, metallic liners, soil, and sediments were found to be less than the volumetric radionuclide concentration criteria established in the DP. Additionally, all the radioactive wastes have been removed from the facility, and documentation regarding its removal disposition is provided in the FSSR. As such, the NRC staff has determined that the survey results in the report comply with the criteria in the NRC approved DP and the release criteria in subpart E of part 20 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR). PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On July 11–12, 2012, May 2–3, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. ML13161A084), and August 22, 2013 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML14024A421), Region 1 of the NRC conducted safety inspections at the LCWNRF. The inspections were an examination of WPI’s licensed activities as they relate to radiation safety and to compliance with the Commission’s regulations and the license conditions, including the DP and FSSP. The inspections consisted of observations by the inspectors, interviews with personnel, and a review of procedures and records and acquisition of split samples. No health and safety concerns were identified during these inspections. The samples, consisting of concrete cores and sediments collected during the inspections, were sent to Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) for analysis. The ORAU provided the results of the sample analysis in a report dated October 7, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. ML13309B020). The ORAU analyzed the samples for Cobalt60, Europium-152, Europium-154, and Cesium-137. The report showed that results of all samples were found to be less than the volumetric radionuclide concentration criteria established in the DP. Based on observations during NRC inspections, decommissioning activities have been carried out by the WPI in accordance with the LCWNRF DP. Additionally, NRC staff have evaluated the WPI FSSR and conducted independent confirmatory surveys. All FSSR measurements were found to be less than the DP FSSP criteria, and NRC’s analytical results from independent confirmatory surveys were consistent with the WPI FSSR results. Therefore, the NRC staff has concluded that the WPI LCWNRF has completed decommissioning in accordance with the approved DP. Additionally, the NRC staff determined in its March 29, 2011, letter that DP FSS criteria would provide residual radioactivity that will not exceed 25 millirem (0.25 milliSievert) per year, and that doses would be reduced to levels as low as reasonably achievable, consistent with the release criteria in subpart E of 10 CFR part 20. Therefore, NRC evaluation of the WPI LCWNRF FSSR, DP, and associated documentation has determined that the facilities and site are suitable for unrestricted release in accordance with the criteria for license termination in 10 CFR part 20, subpart E. Therefore, pursuant to 10 CFR 50.82(b)(6), the WPI LCWNRF in Worcester, Massachusetts, has completed decommissioning and E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 / Notices Facility Operating License No. R–61 is terminated. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 25th day of November 2014. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Andrew Persinko, Deputy Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2014–29001 Filed 12–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL SERVICE Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Notice of modification to existing system of records. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Dec 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 The Postal Service currently sells postage through multiple payment systems, including postage meters and online through third party software providers (‘‘PC Postage’’). Frequently, the Postal Service identifies disparities in mailpiece characteristics or instances of duplicate label use, which result in mailers paying incorrect postage. The Postal Service will be implementing a new revenue assurance system involving enhanced capabilities to identify these disparities and recover incorrect postage revenue for mailing and shipping services. This new system will rely on third party software providers to assist with remediation and recovery of incorrect postage payments. II. Rationale for Changes to USPS Privacy Act Systems of Records The United States Postal Service® (Postal Service) is proposing to modify one Customer Privacy Act System of Records. These modifications are being made to support the implementation of a revenue assurance system to ensure the accuracy of postage payment across payment systems. DATES: These revisions will become effective without further notice on January 9, 2015 unless comments received on or before that date result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed or delivered to the Privacy and Records Office, United States Postal Service, 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Room 9431, Washington, DC 20260–1101. Copies of all written comments will be available at this address for public inspection and photocopying between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew J. Connolly, Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy and Records Office, 202–268–8582 or privacy@usps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is in accordance with the Privacy Act requirement that agencies publish their amended systems of records in the Federal Register when there is a revision, change, or addition. The Postal ServiceTM has reviewed this system of records and has determined that this Customer Privacy Act System of Records should be revised to modify the following entries: System name, system location, categories of records in the system, authority for maintenance of the system, routine uses of records in the system, including categories of users and the purpose of such uses, and retention and disposal. SUMMARY: I. Background The Postal Service is implementing a revenue assurance system to ensure accuracy of postage payment, primarily focused on its PC Postage and meter payment systems. However, certain planned enhancements will be leveraged across the complete range of Postal Service payment systems, including Postage Validation Imprinter (PVI) and the Electronic Verification System (eVS). The primary purpose of the planned system is to support recovery of postage discrepancies in an automated fashion, limiting manual work to maximize financial return. Accordingly, automated approaches will be deployed as much as possible across the end-to-end process. Therefore, detection of incorrectly paid postage will occur primarily based on piece characteristics captured in-line via the existing (or future equivalent) in-line sortation equipment. Manual approaches will be utilized strategically as warranted by balancing the expense of the manual activity with the incremental revenue recovery enabled. This revenue assurance system compares data collected from within the postal network and derived from postal operations such as the in-line sortation equipment with data in the National Meter Account Tracking System (NMATS) database, Electronic Verification System (eVS) (for those customers using the Shortpaid model), Program Registration, and Product Tracking and Reporting (PTR) to determine whether accurate postage has been paid on mailpieces and packages. These data will be summarized in a report intended to be shared with customers through third party software providers so that each provider can see which of its postage accounts the Postal Service has identified to have paid PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73345 incorrect postage on mailpieces and packages entered into the Postal Service system. In instances where no third party software vendor is employed, data will be shared directly with the end customer (eVS). The Postal Service intends to automate recovery and tracking through a new system. This new application will receive data on piece characteristics from other postal systems, assess postage for each piece, create and monitor customer account profiles, and provide a file to the provider or customer to permit financial recovery. In the case of PC Postage and Meters, the provider would be responsible for facilitating an adjustment transaction on behalf of the customer so that an adjustment can be made to the customer’s virtual meter balance. For eVS, customer accounts will be assessed based on existing methodologies, which include a sampling-based approach using a Postage Adjustment Factor (PAF) and an alternative Shortpaid recovery methodology similar to that used for PC Postage. The new system infrastructure will be employed by eVS to streamline sampling and assessment processes. The primary benefits of the program are anticipated to be recovery of revenue shortfall and reduced future instances of incorrect postage payment due to disparities in piece characteristics or duplicate label use, leveraging enhanced capabilities to identify these instances and a new process for revenue recovery. The initial phase will focus on shipping services and is anticipated to be implemented prior to the end of Fiscal Year 2015. III. Description of Changes to Systems of Records The Postal Service is modifying one system of records listed below. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(11), interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, or arguments on this proposal. A report of the proposed modifications has been sent to Congress and to the Office of Management and Budget for their evaluation. The Postal Service does not expect this amended notice to have any adverse effect on individual privacy rights. The affected systems are as follows: USPS 870.200 SYSTEM NAME: Postage Meter and PC Postage Customer Data and Transaction Records Accordingly, for the reasons stated, the Postal Service proposes changes in the existing systems of records as follows: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-29001]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. No. 50-134; NRC-2010-0053]


Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Leslie C. Wilbur Nuclear 
Reactor Facility

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License termination; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is noticing the 
termination of Facility Operating License No. R-61 for the Leslie C.

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Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility (LCWNRF). The NRC has terminated the 
license of the decommissioned LCWNRF at the Worcester Polytechnic 
Institute (WPI or the licensee) in Worcester, Massachusetts, and has 
released the site for unrestricted use.

DATES: Notice of termination of Facility Operating License No. R-61 
given on December 10, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2010-0053 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may obtain publicly-available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2010-0053. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection 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 (if it is available 
in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
     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: Theodore Smith, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6721; email: 
Theodore.Smith@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The LCWNRF provided graduate and 
undergraduate students with reactor operating experience and 
experimental practice in the fields of nuclear engineering, metallurgy, 
chemistry, and physics, as well as irradiation services for other 
teaching, medical, and industrial institutions. The licensee ceased 
operation of the facility on June 30, 2007. The reactor fuel was 
removed in July 2011, with the fuel being delivered to the University 
of Massachusetts Lowell. The LCWNRF underwent decommissioning 
activities in late 2012, followed by Final Status Surveys (FSS) in the 
fall of 2013 to assess the final radiological status of the facility.
    The licensee submitted a Decommissioning Plan (DP) dated March 31, 
2009 (ADAMS Accession No. ML090960651), for NRC approval. The NRC 
requested additional information for its review of the DP by letter 
dated June 23, 2009 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML091730007), and the 
licensee responded to that request with a revised DP on September 30, 
2009 (ADAMS Accession No. ML092880231). The NRC approved the revised 
WPI DP by Amendment No. 12 to License R-61, dated March 29, 2011 (ADAMS 
Package Accession No. ML103120030).
    As required by the WPI DP, the WPI submitted a Final Status Survey 
Plan (FSSP), dated January 31, 2013 (ADAMS Package Accession No. 
ML130460119), as a supplement to the DP. By letter dated June 11, 2013 
(ADAMS Accession No. ML13156A041), the NRC reviewed the survey plan and 
determined that it was consistent with the guidance in NUREG-1757, 
``Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance'' (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML063000243), and NUREG-1575, ``Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site 
Investigation Manual'' (ADAMS Accession No. ML082470583).
    On March 5, 2014, the WPI submitted its Final Status Survey Report 
(FSSR) (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML14080A176) and requested 
termination of the LCWNRF license. The report demonstrates that the 
criteria for termination set forth in WPI's license (R-61), and as 
established in its DP and FSSP, have been satisfied. The FSSP indicates 
that all individual radiological measurement determinations made 
throughout the facility for surface contamination (both total and 
removable) were found to be less than the criteria established in the 
DP. Similarly, sample results from concrete, metallic liners, soil, and 
sediments were found to be less than the volumetric radionuclide 
concentration criteria established in the DP. Additionally, all the 
radioactive wastes have been removed from the facility, and 
documentation regarding its removal disposition is provided in the 
FSSR. As such, the NRC staff has determined that the survey results in 
the report comply with the criteria in the NRC approved DP and the 
release criteria in subpart E of part 20 of Title 10 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (10 CFR).
    On July 11-12, 2012, May 2-3, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML13161A084), and August 22, 2013 (ADAMS Package Accession No. 
ML14024A421), Region 1 of the NRC conducted safety inspections at the 
LCWNRF. The inspections were an examination of WPI's licensed 
activities as they relate to radiation safety and to compliance with 
the Commission's regulations and the license conditions, including the 
DP and FSSP. The inspections consisted of observations by the 
inspectors, interviews with personnel, and a review of procedures and 
records and acquisition of split samples. No health and safety concerns 
were identified during these inspections. The samples, consisting of 
concrete cores and sediments collected during the inspections, were 
sent to Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) for analysis. The ORAU 
provided the results of the sample analysis in a report dated October 
7, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. ML13309B020). The ORAU analyzed the 
samples for Cobalt-60, Europium-152, Europium-154, and Cesium-137. The 
report showed that results of all samples were found to be less than 
the volumetric radionuclide concentration criteria established in the 
DP.
    Based on observations during NRC inspections, decommissioning 
activities have been carried out by the WPI in accordance with the 
LCWNRF DP. Additionally, NRC staff have evaluated the WPI FSSR and 
conducted independent confirmatory surveys. All FSSR measurements were 
found to be less than the DP FSSP criteria, and NRC's analytical 
results from independent confirmatory surveys were consistent with the 
WPI FSSR results. Therefore, the NRC staff has concluded that the WPI 
LCWNRF has completed decommissioning in accordance with the approved 
DP. Additionally, the NRC staff determined in its March 29, 2011, 
letter that DP FSS criteria would provide residual radioactivity that 
will not exceed 25 millirem (0.25 milliSievert) per year, and that 
doses would be reduced to levels as low as reasonably achievable, 
consistent with the release criteria in subpart E of 10 CFR part 20. 
Therefore, NRC evaluation of the WPI LCWNRF FSSR, DP, and associated 
documentation has determined that the facilities and site are suitable 
for unrestricted release in accordance with the criteria for license 
termination in 10 CFR part 20, subpart E.
    Therefore, pursuant to 10 CFR 50.82(b)(6), the WPI LCWNRF in 
Worcester, Massachusetts, has completed decommissioning and

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Facility Operating License No. R-61 is terminated.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 25th day of November 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew Persinko,
Deputy Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and 
Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
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