Sequoyah State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses, 21607-21608 [2016-08383]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (P/T) Limits’’; and Section 5.0, ‘‘Administrative Controls,’’ of the TSs for both units to delete reference to the P–T curves and to include reference to the unit-specific PTLRs. The amendments also implemented new P– T limits for both units. Date of issuance: March 23, 2016. Effective date: As of the date of issuance and shall be implemented within 90 days of issuance. Amendment Nos.: 277 and 221. A publicly-available version is in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16062A099; documents related to these amendments are listed in the Safety Evaluation enclosed with the amendments. Facility Operating License Nos. DPR– 57 and NPF–5: Amendments revised the Facility Operating Licenses and TSs. Date of initial notice in Federal Register: July 7, 2015 (80 FR 38760). The supplemental letters dated November 12, 2015, and February 9, 2016, provided additional information that clarified the application, did not expand the scope of the application as originally noticed, and did not change the staff’s original proposed no significant hazards consideration determination as published in the Federal Register. The Commission’s related evaluation of the amendment is contained in a Safety Evaluation dated March 23, 2016. No significant hazards consideration comments received: No. Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC, Docket Nos. 50–387 and 50–388, Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Date of amendment request: March 19, 2015, as supplemented by letters dated October 15, 2015; October 16, 2015; and January 8, 2016. A publiclyavailable version is in ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML15091A657, ML15296A048, ML15296A057, and ML16011A103, respectively. Brief description of amendments: The amendments revised the Emergency Plan for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station (SSES) to adopt the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI’s) revised Emergency Action Level scheme described in NEI 99–01, Revision 6, ‘‘Development of Emergency Action Levels for Non-Passive Reactors’’ (ADAMS Accession No. ML12326A805), which was endorsed by the NRC as documented in NRC letter dated March 28, 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. ML12346A463). This request was submitted by PPL Susquehanna, LLC; however, on June 1, 2015 (ADAMS Accession No. ML15054A066), the NRC staff issued an amendment changing the name on the SESS license from PPL VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Apr 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 Susquehanna, LLC to Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC. This amendment was issued subsequent to an order issued on April 10, 2015 (ADAMS Accession No. ML15058A073), to SSES, approving an indirect license transfer of the SESS license to Talen Energy Corporation. Date of issuance: March 28, 2016. Effective date: As of the date of issuance and shall be implemented on or before December 31, 2016. Amendment Nos.: 265 (Unit 1) and 246 (Unit 2). A publicly-available version is in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16062A216; documents related to these amendments are listed in the Safety Evaluation enclosed with the amendments. Facility Operating License Nos. NPF– 14 and NPF–22: The amendments revised the Facility Operating Licenses. Date of initial notice in Federal Register: July 7, 2015 (80 FR 38762). The supplemental letters dated October 15, 2015; October 16, 2015; and January 8, 2016, provided additional information that clarified the application and expanded the scope of the application as originally noticed, and changed the staff’s original proposed no significant hazards consideration determination as published in the Federal Register. As such, the NRC staff published a subsequent notice in the Federal Register on February 2, 2016 (81 FR 5500). The Commission’s related evaluation of the amendments is contained in a Safety Evaluation dated March 28, 2016. No significant hazards consideration comments received: No. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 1st day of April 2016. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Anne T. Boland, Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2016–08323 Filed 4–11–16; 8:45 am] 21607 of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses (SOARCA): Sequoyah Integrated Deterministic and Uncertainty Analysis.’’ A public meeting related to the issuance of this draft technical report will be held on April 20, 2016. The purpose of the meeting is to present information on the pilot study for potential severe reactor accident progression and resulting offsite radiological health consequences. DATES: Submit comments by May 12, 2016. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject): • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2016–0074. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: OWFN–12–H08, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Salman Haq, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 1799; email: Salman.Haq@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION A. Obtaining Information [NRC–2016–0074] Sequoyah State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Draft technical report; public meeting and request for comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft technical report, ‘‘State- SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2016– 0074 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publiclyavailable information related to this action by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2016–0074. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 21608 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / Notices 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 draft technical report, ‘‘State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses (SOARCA): Sequoyah Integrated Deterministic and Uncertainty Analysis,’’ is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16096A374. • 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2016– 0074 in your comment submission. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at http:// www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS. II. Discussion The Sequoyah SOARCA project considered a select set of potential severe reactor accidents at the Sequoyah power plant. The project combined upto-date information about the plant’s layout and operations with local population data and emergency preparedness plans. This information was then analyzed using state-of-the-art computer codes that incorporate decades of research into severe reactor accidents. The public meeting will be held on April 20, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Training Center, 2600 Igou Ferry Road, Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee 37379. The SOARCA team will hold an informal VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Apr 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 poster session, then present the project’s approach and findings, answer questions, and take comments on the draft report. The meeting agenda will be published on the NRC’s Public Meeting Schedule Web site, http:// meetings.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg, 10 days prior to the meeting. Any changes regarding the meeting will be available on the previously stated Web site. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 5th day of April, 2016. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Patricia A. Santiago, Chief, Accident Analysis Branch, Division of Systems Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. [FR Doc. 2016–08383 Filed 4–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2016–0001] Sunshine Act Meeting Notice DATE: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 2016. Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and Closed. PLACE: Week of April 11, 2016 There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 11, 2016. Week of April 18, 2016—Tentative Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:30 a.m. Meeting with the Organization of Agreement States and the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (Public Meeting). (Contact: Paul Michalak: 301–415– 5804). This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. Week of April 25, 2016—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of April 25, 2016. Week of May 2, 2016—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of May 2, 2016. Week of May 9, 2016—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of May 9, 2016. Week of May 16, 2016—Tentative ichi Accident (Public Meeting). (Contact: Kevin Witt: 301–415–2145) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:00 a.m. Briefing on Security Issues (Closed Ex. 1) 1:30 p.m. Briefing on Security Issues (Closed Ex. 1) * * * * * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. For more information or to verify the status of meetings, contact Denise McGovern at 301–415–0681 or via email at Denise.McGovern@nrc.gov. * * * * * The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet at: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ public-meetings/schedule.html. * * * * * The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2016)]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2016-0074]


Sequoyah State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft technical report; public meeting and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for 
public comment draft technical report, ``State-of-the-Art Reactor 
Consequence Analyses (SOARCA): Sequoyah Integrated Deterministic and 
Uncertainty Analysis.'' A public meeting related to the issuance of 
this draft technical report will be held on April 20, 2016. The purpose 
of the meeting is to present information on the pilot study for 
potential severe reactor accident progression and resulting offsite 
radiological health consequences.

DATES: Submit comments by May 12, 2016. Comments received after this 
date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission 
is able to ensure consideration only for comments received before this 
date.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods 
(unless this document describes a different method for submitting 
comments on a specific subject):
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2016-0074. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, 
Mail Stop: OWFN-12-H08, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001.
    For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting 
comments, see ``Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Salman Haq, Office of Nuclear 
Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-1799; email: Salman.Haq@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2016-0074 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain 
publicly-available information related to this action by any of the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2016-0074.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the

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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 
draft technical report, ``State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses 
(SOARCA): Sequoyah Integrated Deterministic and Uncertainty Analysis,'' 
is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16096A374.
     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.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2016-0074 in your comment submission.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your 
comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at http://www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into 
ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove 
identifying or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS.

II. Discussion

    The Sequoyah SOARCA project considered a select set of potential 
severe reactor accidents at the Sequoyah power plant. The project 
combined up-to-date information about the plant's layout and operations 
with local population data and emergency preparedness plans. This 
information was then analyzed using state-of-the-art computer codes 
that incorporate decades of research into severe reactor accidents.
    The public meeting will be held on April 20, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. 
to 8:00 p.m. at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Training Center, 2600 Igou 
Ferry Road, Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee 37379. The SOARCA team will hold an 
informal poster session, then present the project's approach and 
findings, answer questions, and take comments on the draft report. The 
meeting agenda will be published on the NRC's Public Meeting Schedule 
Web site, http://meetings.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg, 10 days prior to the 
meeting. Any changes regarding the meeting will be available on the 
previously stated Web site.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 5th day of April, 2016.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Patricia A. Santiago,
Chief, Accident Analysis Branch, Division of Systems Analysis, Office 
of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
[FR Doc. 2016-08383 Filed 4-11-16; 8:45 am]
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