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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04991]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2016-0220]


Report on Changes to Low-Level Waste Burial Charges

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: NUREG; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing NUREG-
1307, Revision 16, ``Report on Waste Burial Charges: Changes in 
Decommissioning Waste Disposal Costs at Low-Level Waste Burial 
Facilities.'' This report, which is revised periodically, explains the 
formula acceptable to the NRC for determining the minimum 
decommissioning fund requirements for nuclear power reactors, as 
required by the NRC's regulations. Specifically, this report provides 
adjustment factors, and updates to these values, for the labor, energy, 
and waste components of the minimum decommissioning formula.

DATES: NUREG-1307, Revision 16, is available March 14, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2016-0220 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-2016-0220. 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. 
NUREG-1307, Revision 16, is available in ADAMS under Accession No. 
ML17060A362.
     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: Emil Tabakov, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6814; email: Emil.Tabakov@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC is issuing NUREG-1307, Revision 16, 
``Report on Waste Burial Charges: Changes in Decommissioning Waste 
Disposal Costs at Low-Level Waste Burial Facilities.'' This report, 
which is revised periodically, explains the formula acceptable to the 
NRC for determining the minimum decommissioning fund requirements for 
nuclear power reactors, as required by section 50.75 of title 10 of the 
Code of Federal Regulations. NUREG-1307, Revision 16, modifies Revision 
15 to this report that was issued in January 2013 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML13023A030), and incorporates updates to the adjustment factors for 
the labor, energy, and waste components of the NRC minimum 
decommissioning formula. This revision also incorporates changes 
resulting from newly available low-level waste (LLW) disposal capacity 
at the Andrews County, Texas, facility established in 2012, and changes 
made to waste disposal costs resulting from a contractor reassessment 
of the assumptions for LLW classification. As a result of these 
changes, the minimum decommissioning formula amounts calculated by 
licensees, based on revised LLW burial factors presented in this 
report, will likely reflect (on average) lower minimum decommissioning 
fund requirements than those previously reported by licensees in 2015.
    The NRC published a notice in the Federal Register on November 21, 
2016 (81 FR 83287) requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1307, 
Revision 16, Report on Changes to Low-Level Waste Burial Charges. The 
NRC received four comments. The responses and comments are presented in 
a comment resolution matrix available in ADAMS under Accession No. 
ML17052A677. The NRC took these comments into consideration as staff 
completed NUREG-1307, Revision 16.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 28th day of February 2017.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Anthony R. Bowers,
Chief, Financial Analysis and International Projects Branch, Division 
of Inspection and Regional Support, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
Regulation.
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