Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel, 50965-50966 [2018-21974]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2018 / Notices 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 ‘‘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. • 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: Mahesh Chawla, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 8371: email: Mahesh.Chawla@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has granted the request of NextEra to withdraw its December 15, 2017 (ADAMS Accession No. ML17352A335), application for proposed amendment to DAEC, Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR–49, located in Linn County, Iowa. The proposed change would have modified Technical Specifications (TS) 3.6.1.7, ‘‘Suppression Chamber-toDrywell Vacuum Breakers,’’ by revising the required number of operable vacuum breakers for opening from six to five. The Commission had previously issued a notice of consideration of issuance of amendment published in the Federal Register on July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31194). However, by letter dated August 30, 2018, the licensee withdrew the proposed change (ADAMS Accession No. ML18242A510). For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated December 15, 2017, and the licensee’s letter dated August 30, 2018, which withdrew the application for license amendment. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 INFORMATION CONTACT Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of October 2018. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Mahesh L. Chawla, Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch Ill, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2018–21913 Filed 10–9–18; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:20 Oct 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2018–0066] Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel Nuclear Regulatory Commission. AGENCY: Draft NUREG; reopening of comment period. ACTION: On August 9, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft NUREG entitled, NUREG–2224, ‘‘Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel.’’ The public comment period closed on September 24, 2018. The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. SUMMARY: The comment period for the document published on August 9, 2018 (83 FR 39475) has been reopened. Submit comments on the draft NUREG– 2224 by November 9, 2018. Comments received after this date will be considered, if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. DATES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2018–0066. Address any questions about NRC Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301–287–9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: May Ma, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWFN–7– A60M, 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Reed, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, telephone: 301– 415–7213; email: Wendy.Reed@nrc.gov; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50965 A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2018– 0066 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 Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2018–0066. • 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 ‘‘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. Draft NUREG–2224, ‘‘Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel’’ is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML18214A132. • 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–2018– 0066 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 On August 9, 2018 (83 FR 39475), the NRC solicited comments on draft NUREG–2224, ‘‘Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 50966 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2018 / Notices Nuclear Fuel.’’ The public comment period closed on September 24, 2018. The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period on this document until November 9, 2018, to allow more time for members of the public to submit their comments. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Dated at Rockville, Maryland, on October 4, 2018. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Aida E. Rivera-Varona, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Spent Fuel Management, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2018–21974 Filed 10–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2018–0001] Sunshine Act Meetings Weeks of October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 2018. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: TIME AND DATE: Week of October 8, 2018 Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:00 a.m. Strategic Programmatic Overview of the Decommissioning and Low-Level Waste and Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Business Lines (Public), (Contact: Matthew Meyer: 301–415–6198). This meeting will be webcast live at the web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. Week of October 15, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of October 15, 2018. Week of October 22, 2018—Tentative Week of October 29, 2018—Tentative amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 There are no meetings scheduled for the week of October 29, 2018. Week of November 5, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of November 5, 2018. Week of November 12, 2018—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of November 12, 2018. 21:20 Oct 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of October 2018. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Glenn Ellmers, Policy Coordinator, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–22066 Filed 10–5–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–271; NRC–2018–0226] Thursday, October 25, 2018 9:00 a.m. Briefing on Digital Instrumentation and Control (Public), (Contact: Jason Paige: 301– 415–1474). This meeting will be webcast live at the web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. VerDate Sep<11>2014 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 schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. 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. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these public meetings, or need this meeting notice or the transcript or other information from the public meetings in another format (e.g., braille, large print), please notify Kimberly Meyer-Chambers, NRC Disability Program Manager, at 301– 287–0739, by videophone at 240–428– 3217, or by email at Kimberly.MeyerChambers@nrc.gov. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Members of the public may request to receive this information electronically. If you would like to be added to the distribution, please contact the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, Washington, DC 20555 (301– 415–1969), or you may email Patricia.Jimenez@nrc.gov or Wendy.Moore@nrc.gov. NorthStar Group Services, Inc. on Behalf of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an exemption in response to a May 25, 2018, request from NorthStar Group Services, Inc. (NorthStar), on behalf of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY, to be known as NorthStar Vermont Yankee, LLC or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NorthStar VY). The exemption would allow NorthStar VY to use up to $20 million in funds from the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY) nuclear decommissioning trust fund (NDT), on a revolving basis, for irradiated fuel management activities should the request for the direct and indirect transfer of the VY Facility License No. DPR–28 to NorthStar VY be approved by the NRC. The staff is issuing a final Environmental Assessment (EA) and final Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemption. The EA and FONSI referenced in this document is available on [October 10, 2018]. DATES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2018–0226 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 Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2018–0226. Address questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301–287–9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual(s) 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 ‘‘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. For the convenience of the reader, instructions about obtaining materials referenced in this document are provided in the ‘‘Availability of Documents’’ 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. ADDRESSES: Jack D. Parrott, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 6634; email: Jack.Parrott@nrc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 196 (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50965-50966]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-21974]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2018-0066]


Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft NUREG; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On August 9, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC) solicited comments on draft NUREG entitled, NUREG-2224, ``Dry 
Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel.'' The 
public comment period closed on September 24, 2018. The NRC has decided 
to reopen the public comment period to allow more time for members of 
the public to develop and submit their comments.

DATES: The comment period for the document published on August 9, 2018 
(83 FR 39475) has been reopened. Submit comments on the draft NUREG-
2224 by November 9, 2018. Comments received after this date will be 
considered, if it is practical to do so, but the NRC 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 Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2018-0066. Address any 
questions about NRC Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Jennifer Borges; 
telephone: 301-287-9127; email: [email protected]. For technical 
questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section of this document.
     Mail comments to: May Ma, Office of Administration, Mail 
Stop: TWFN-7-A60M, 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: Wendy Reed, Office of Nuclear Material 
Safety and Safeguards, telephone: 301-415-7213; email: 
[email protected]; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2018-0066 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 Website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2018-0066.
     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 ``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 [email protected]. Draft NUREG-2224, ``Dry Storage and 
Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel'' is available in 
ADAMS under Accession No. ML18214A132.
     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-2018-0066 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

    On August 9, 2018 (83 FR 39475), the NRC solicited comments on 
draft NUREG-2224, ``Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent

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Nuclear Fuel.'' The public comment period closed on September 24, 2018. 
The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period on this 
document until November 9, 2018, to allow more time for members of the 
public to submit their comments.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, on October 4, 2018.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Aida E. Rivera-Varona,
Acting Deputy Director, Division of Spent Fuel Management, Office of 
Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2018-21974 Filed 10-9-18; 8:45 am]
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