Talen Energy Combined License Application for Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, 67014 [2016-23556]

Download as PDF 67014 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2016 / Notices Schedule updates, including weatherrelated cancellations, are also available at www.ntsb.gov. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Candi Bing at (202) 314–6403 or by email at bingc@ntsb.gov. FOR MEDIA INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Holloway at (202) 314–6100 or by email at Keith.Holloway@ntsb.gov. Dated: Thursday, August 25, 2016. Candi R. Bing, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–23683 Filed 9–27–16; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7533–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 52–039; NRC–2008–0603] Talen Energy Combined License Application for Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Application for combined license; withdrawal. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting the Talen Energy request to withdraw its application for a combined license (COL) for the Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant (BBNPP). This new reactor would be identified as the BBNPP located adjacent to the existing Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. DATES: The effective date of the withdrawal is September 22, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2008–0603 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–2008–0603. 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. • 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 Sep 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 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: Tomeka Terry, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–1488, email: Tomeka.Terry@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By letter dated October 10, 2008 (ADAMS Accession No. ML082880580), as supplemented by letters, dated November 18, 2008 and November 24, 2008 (ADAMS Accession Nos. ML083250485 and ML083330405) and December 1, 2008 and December 8, 2008 (ADAMS Accession No. ML083400289 and ML083510577), Talen Energy (formerly PPL Bell Bend, LLC), submitted an application to the NRC for a COL for a single unit of the U.S. Evolutionary Power Reactor in accordance with the requirements contained in part 52 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ‘‘Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.’’ This new reactor was identified as BBNPP located adjacent to the existing Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. A notice acknowledging receipt and availability of the Talen Energy’s COL application was published in the Federal Register on November 13, 2008 (73 FR 67214). Subsequently, a notice announcing the acceptance for docketing of the BBNPP COL application in accordance with 10 CFR part 2, ‘‘Agency Rules of Practice and Procedure,’’ and 10 CFR part 52 was published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2008 (73 FR 79519). The docket number established for this application was 52–039. By letter dated January 9, 2014 (ADAMS Accession No. ML14030A074), Talen Energy requested that the NRC suspend the safety review portion of the COL application until further notice, and continue to focus its support on the necessary work leading to the issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS). The NRC staff issued the FEIS, NUREG–2179, ‘‘Environmental Impact Statement for a PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Combined License (COL) for Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, Final Report,’’ on April 21, 2016 (ADAMS Accession No. ML16075A311). The NRC granted the requested suspension by letter dated August 12, 2014 (ADAMS Accession No. ML14210A588). By its recent letter dated August 30, 2016 (ADAMS Accession No. ML16252A202), Talen Energy requested withdrawal of its BBNPP COL application, including the Safeguards/ Security part of the application. Pursuant to the requirements in 10 CFR part 2, the Commission has granted Talen Energy its request to withdraw the BBNPP COL application. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of September 2016. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Francis M. Akstulewicz, Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. 2016–23556 Filed 9–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement AGENCY: ACTION: Postal ServiceTM. Notice. The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 52-039; NRC-2008-0603]


Talen Energy Combined License Application for Bell Bend Nuclear 
Power Plant

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Application for combined license; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting the 
Talen Energy request to withdraw its application for a combined license 
(COL) for the Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant (BBNPP). This new reactor 
would be identified as the BBNPP located adjacent to the existing 
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

DATES: The effective date of the withdrawal is September 22, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2008-0603 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-2008-0603. 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.
     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 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: Tomeka Terry, Office of New Reactors, 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555-0001; 
telephone: 301-415-1488, email: Tomeka.Terry@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By letter dated October 10, 2008 (ADAMS 
Accession No. ML082880580), as supplemented by letters, dated November 
18, 2008 and November 24, 2008 (ADAMS Accession Nos. ML083250485 and 
ML083330405) and December 1, 2008 and December 8, 2008 (ADAMS Accession 
No. ML083400289 and ML083510577), Talen Energy (formerly PPL Bell Bend, 
LLC), submitted an application to the NRC for a COL for a single unit 
of the U.S. Evolutionary Power Reactor in accordance with the 
requirements contained in part 52 of title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR), ``Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for 
Nuclear Power Plants.'' This new reactor was identified as BBNPP 
located adjacent to the existing Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in 
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
    A notice acknowledging receipt and availability of the Talen 
Energy's COL application was published in the Federal Register on 
November 13, 2008 (73 FR 67214). Subsequently, a notice announcing the 
acceptance for docketing of the BBNPP COL application in accordance 
with 10 CFR part 2, ``Agency Rules of Practice and Procedure,'' and 10 
CFR part 52 was published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2008 
(73 FR 79519). The docket number established for this application was 
52-039.
    By letter dated January 9, 2014 (ADAMS Accession No. ML14030A074), 
Talen Energy requested that the NRC suspend the safety review portion 
of the COL application until further notice, and continue to focus its 
support on the necessary work leading to the issuance of the final 
environmental impact statement (FEIS). The NRC staff issued the FEIS, 
NUREG-2179, ``Environmental Impact Statement for a Combined License 
(COL) for Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, Final Report,'' on April 21, 
2016 (ADAMS Accession No. ML16075A311). The NRC granted the requested 
suspension by letter dated August 12, 2014 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML14210A588).
    By its recent letter dated August 30, 2016 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML16252A202), Talen Energy requested withdrawal of its BBNPP COL 
application, including the Safeguards/Security part of the application. 
Pursuant to the requirements in 10 CFR part 2, the Commission has 
granted Talen Energy its request to withdraw the BBNPP COL application.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of September 2016.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Francis M. Akstulewicz,
Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors.
[FR Doc. 2016-23556 Filed 9-28-16; 8:45 am]
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