Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, and Determination of Radiological Criteria, 6683-6684 [2021-01379]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 13 / Friday, January 22, 2021 / Notices for Docket ID NRC–2011–0272. Address questions about Docket IDs 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. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://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. NUREG–2103 is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML20357A103. This document is also available on the NRC’s public website at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doccollections/nuregs/. • Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request to the PDR via email at pdr.resource@nrc.gov or call 1– 800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The NRC’s NUREGs are not copyrighted, and NRC approval is not required to reproduce them. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Nist, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555– 0001; telephone: 301–415–6043, email: Lauren.Nist@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Discussion jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES NUREG–2103 provides the basis for development of content valid examinations used for licensing operators at Westinghouse AP1000 pressurized water reactors under the Commission’s regulations contained in part 55 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), ‘‘Operator Licenses.’’ The examinations developed using NUREG–2103 along with NUREG– 1021, ‘‘Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors,’’ will sample the topics listed in 10 CFR part 55. II. Additional Information Draft NUREG–2103 was published in the Federal Register for public comment on November 29, 2011 (76 FR 73720). The comment period closed on December 31, 2016. The NRC staff’s VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jan 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 evaluation and resolution of the public comments are documented in ADAMS under Accession No. ML18240A235. Following issuance of the draft NUREG– 2103 for public comment, additional operating procedures were developed for the AP1000, which resulted in the NRC staff adding related content to the KA catalog. III. Congressional Review Act This NUREG is a rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act (5 U.S.C. 801–808). However, the Office of Management and Budget has not found this NUREG to be a major rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act. Dated: January 15, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Christian B. Cowdrey, Chief, Operator Licensing and Human Performance Branch, Division of Reactor Oversight, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2021–01406 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2020–0192] Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, and Determination of Radiological Criteria Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Draft NUREG; request for comment; extension of comment period; public meeting. AGENCY: On December 8, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a draft report for comment, NUREG–1757, Volume 2, Revision 2, ‘‘Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, and Determination of Radiological Criteria.’’ The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on February 8, 2021. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. Additionally, the NRC staff would like to announce that it will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, to discuss updates to the guidance document and provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on the draft guidance document. Details regarding the public meeting and agenda will be forthcoming on the NRC’s public website https:// www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6683 The due date of comments requested in the document published on December 8, 2020 (85 FR 79044) is extended. Comments should be filed no later than April 8, 2021. 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; however, the NRC encourages electronic comment submission through the Federal Rulemaking website: • Federal Rulemaking website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0192. 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 listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWFN–7– A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, ATTN: Program Management, Announcements and Editing Staff. 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: Cynthia Barr, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555 0001; telephone: 301 415– 4015; email: Cynthia.Barr@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2020– 0192 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 https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0192. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://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– E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1 6684 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 13 / Friday, January 22, 2021 / Notices 415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@ nrc.gov. NUREG–1757, Volume 2, Revision 2, is located at ADAMS Accession Number ML20273A010. • Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request to the PDR via email at pdr.resource@nrc.gov or call 1– 800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES B. Submitting Comments The NRC encourages electronic comment submission through the Federal Rulemaking website (https:// www.regulations.gov). Please include Docket ID NRC–2020–0192 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 https:// 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 December 8, 2020 (85 FR 79044), the NRC issued for public comment draft NUREG–1757, Volume 2, Revision 2, ‘‘Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, and Determination of Radiological Criteria.’’ The purpose was to provide interested stakeholders an opportunity to comment on the draft guidance document. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on February 8, 2021. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on this document until April 8, 2021, to allow more time for members of the public to submit their comments. Additionally, the NRC staff will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, to discuss updates to the guidance document and provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on the draft guidance document. Details regarding VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jan 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 the public meeting and agenda will be forthcoming on the NRC’s public website https://www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg. Dated: January 14, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Patricia K. Holahan, Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2021–01379 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 50–266 and 50–301; NRC– 2021–0021] NextEra Energy Point Beach, LLC; Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Subsequent license renewal application; opportunity to request a hearing and to petition for leave to intervene. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an application for the subsequent renewal of Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR–24 and DPR–27, which authorize NextEra Energy Point Beach, LLC (NextEra, the applicant) to operate Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 (Point Beach), respectively. The subsequent renewed operating licenses would authorize the applicant to operate Point Beach for an additional 20 years beyond the period specified in each of the current renewed operating licenses. The current renewed operating licenses for Point Beach expire as follows: Unit 1 on October 5, 2030, and Unit 2 on March 8, 2033. DATES: A request for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene must be filed by March 23, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2021–0021 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 https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2021–0021. 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 listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://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. • Public Library: A copy of the subsequent license renewal application for Point Beach can be accessed at the following public library (however, the library is currently closed due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 public health emergency and, accordingly, access will be available once the library has reopened): Lester Public Library, 1001 Adams St., Two Rivers, Wisconsin 54241. In addition, the application can be accessed on the website of the Lester Public Library at http:// www.lesterlibrary.org. • NRC’s PDR: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request to the PDR via email at PDR.Resource@nrc.gov or call 1–800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Rogers, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555– 0001; telephone: 301–415–2945, email: Bill.Rogers@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction By letter dated November 16, 2020 (ADAMS Package Accession No. ML20329A292), NextEra filed an application pursuant to part 54 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) for subsequent renewal of the renewed operating licenses for Point Beach, which authorize each unit to operate at 1,800 megawatts thermal. The Point Beach units are pressurized-water reactors designed by Westinghouse Electric Company and are located near Manitowoc, Wisconsin. A notice of receipt of the subsequent license renewal application (SLRA) was published in the Federal Register (FR) on December 29, 2020 (85 FR 85685). By letter dated January 15, 2021 (ADAMS Accession No. ML21006A417), E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 13 (Friday, January 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6683-6684]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-01379]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2020-0192]


Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, 
and Determination of Radiological Criteria

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft NUREG; request for comment; extension of comment period; 
public meeting.

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SUMMARY: On December 8, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC) issued a draft report for comment, NUREG-1757, Volume 2, Revision 
2, ``Consolidated Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, 
and Determination of Radiological Criteria.'' The public comment period 
was originally scheduled to close on February 8, 2021. The NRC has 
decided to extend the public comment period to allow more time for 
members of the public to develop and submit their comments. 
Additionally, the NRC staff would like to announce that it will hold a 
public meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, to discuss updates to the 
guidance document and provide members of the public an opportunity to 
comment on the draft guidance document. Details regarding the public 
meeting and agenda will be forthcoming on the NRC's public website 
https://www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg.

DATES: The due date of comments requested in the document published on 
December 8, 2020 (85 FR 79044) is extended. Comments should be filed no 
later than April 8, 2021. 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; 
however, the NRC encourages electronic comment submission through the 
Federal Rulemaking website:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0192. Address 
questions about 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: Office of Administration, Mail Stop: 
TWFN-7-A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-
0001, ATTN: Program Management, Announcements and Editing Staff.
    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: Cynthia Barr, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555 0001; telephone: 301 415-4015; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0192 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 https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0192.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://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-

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415-4737, or by email to [email protected]. NUREG-1757, Volume 2, 
Revision 2, is located at ADAMS Accession Number ML20273A010.
     Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies 
of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request 
to the PDR via email at [email protected] or call 1-800-397-4209 or 
301-415-4737 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

B. Submitting Comments

    The NRC encourages electronic comment submission through the 
Federal Rulemaking website (https://www.regulations.gov). Please 
include Docket ID NRC-2020-0192 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 
https://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 December 8, 2020 (85 FR 79044), the NRC issued for public 
comment draft NUREG-1757, Volume 2, Revision 2, ``Consolidated 
Decommissioning Guidance, Characterization, Survey, and Determination 
of Radiological Criteria.'' The purpose was to provide interested 
stakeholders an opportunity to comment on the draft guidance document. 
The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on February 
8, 2021. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period on 
this document until April 8, 2021, to allow more time for members of 
the public to submit their comments. Additionally, the NRC staff will 
hold a public meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, to discuss updates to 
the guidance document and provide members of the public an opportunity 
to comment on the draft guidance document. Details regarding the public 
meeting and agenda will be forthcoming on the NRC's public website 
https://www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg.

    Dated: January 14, 2021.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Patricia K. Holahan,
Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste 
Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2021-01379 Filed 1-21-21; 8:45 am]
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