Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Ventilation System Changes, 34994 [2017-15756]

Download as PDF 34994 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 143 / Thursday, July 27, 2017 / Notices position of operability in the face of conflicting information. The information that engineering management relied on to support operability was demonstrably irrelevant. The request, except for the petitioner’s item 3, which does not request enforcement action, is being treated pursuant to 10 CFR 2.206 of the Commission’s regulations. The request has been referred to the Director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. As provided by 10 CFR 2.206, appropriate action will be taken on this petition within a reasonable time. The petitioner met with the Petition Review Board (PRB) on April 13, 2017, to discuss the petition; the transcript of that meeting is an additional supplement to the petition (ADAMS Accession No. ML17111A774). On June 12, 2017, the petition manager informed the petitioner that the PRB accepted the petition items 1, 2, 4, and 5 for review under 10 CFR 2.206. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of July, 2017. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian E. Holian, Acting Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2017–15859 Filed 7–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 52–025 and 52–026; NRC– 2008–0252] Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Ventilation System Changes Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC) to withdraw its application dated December 9, 2016, for a proposed amendment and exemption to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF–91 and NPF–92 for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4, respectively. The proposed amendment would have revised the COLs concerning the design details of the containment recirculation cooling system (VCS) and radiologically controlled area ventilation system (VAS). SNC submitted the withdrawal request in a letter dated June 28, 2017. DATES: July 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2008–0252 when contacting the mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Jul 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 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–2008–0252. 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 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 this document. The request for the amendment and exemption was submitted by letter dated December 9, 2016, and is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML16344A411. • 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: Ruth C. Reyes, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–3249; email: Ruth.Reyes@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has granted the request of SNC (the licensee) to withdraw its December 9, 2016, application (ADAMS Accession No. ML16344A411) for proposed amendment and exemption to COL NPF–91 and NPF–92 for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4, respectively, located in Burke County, Georgia. The proposed amendment would have changed plant-specific Tier 1 (and COL Appendix C) Tables 2.7.5–1, 2.7.5– 2, and 2.7.7–3 and associated Updated Final Safety Analysis Report text, tables, and figures related to: (1) Modifying the configuration of the containment recirculation fan coil unit assemblies of the VCS, and revising the values for the PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 various design parameters affected by this re-configuration, (2) adding a fourth pressure differential indicator to the radiologically controlled area ventilation system to be located in the auxiliary building component cooling system valve room, and (3) reducing the total ventilation flow provided through the VAS fuel handling area ventilation subsystem as a result of a reduction in heat loads in the areas serviced by the VAS. This proposed amendment request was noticed in the Federal Register (82 FR 13662) dated March 14, 2017. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of July 2017. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Jennifer Dixon-Herrity, Chief, Licensing Branch 4, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. 2017–15756 Filed 7–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2017–0127] Information Collection: Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Renewal of existing information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ‘‘Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators.’’ DATES: Submit comments by September 25, 2017. 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 on or before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2017–0127. 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: David Cullison, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Mail Stop: T–5 F53, U.S. Nuclear SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 52-025 and 52-026; NRC-2008-0252]


Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Vogtle Electric Generating 
Plant, Units 3 and 4; Ventilation System Changes

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the 
request of Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC) to withdraw its 
application dated December 9, 2016, for a proposed amendment and 
exemption to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-91 and NPF-92 for the Vogtle 
Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4, respectively. The proposed 
amendment would have revised the COLs concerning the design details of 
the containment recirculation cooling system (VCS) and radiologically 
controlled area ventilation system (VAS). SNC submitted the withdrawal 
request in a letter dated June 28, 2017.

DATES: July 27, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2008-0252 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-2008-0252. 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 it is available 
in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in this 
document. The request for the amendment and exemption was submitted by 
letter dated December 9, 2016, and is available in ADAMS under 
Accession No. ML16344A411.
     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: Ruth C. Reyes, Office of New Reactors, 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; 
telephone: 301-415-3249; email: Ruth.Reyes@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has granted the request of SNC (the 
licensee) to withdraw its December 9, 2016, application (ADAMS 
Accession No. ML16344A411) for proposed amendment and exemption to COL 
NPF-91 and NPF-92 for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 
4, respectively, located in Burke County, Georgia.
    The proposed amendment would have changed plant-specific Tier 1 
(and COL Appendix C) Tables 2.7.5-1, 2.7.5-2, and 2.7.7-3 and 
associated Updated Final Safety Analysis Report text, tables, and 
figures related to: (1) Modifying the configuration of the containment 
recirculation fan coil unit assemblies of the VCS, and revising the 
values for the various design parameters affected by this re-
configuration, (2) adding a fourth pressure differential indicator to 
the radiologically controlled area ventilation system to be located in 
the auxiliary building component cooling system valve room, and (3) 
reducing the total ventilation flow provided through the VAS fuel 
handling area ventilation subsystem as a result of a reduction in heat 
loads in the areas serviced by the VAS.
    This proposed amendment request was noticed in the Federal Register 
(82 FR 13662) dated March 14, 2017.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of July 2017.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Jennifer Dixon-Herrity,
Chief, Licensing Branch 4, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of 
New Reactors.
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