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Download as PDF 12990 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 42 / Friday, March 5, 2021 / Notices MD 8.4; or affects issue finality of any approval issued under 10 CFR part 52, ‘‘Licenses, Certificates, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants.’’ Second, the NRC staff does not intend to use the guidance in the DRG to support NRC staff actions in a manner that would constitute backfitting or forward fitting. If, in the future, the NRC seeks to impose a position in the DRG in a manner that constitutes backfitting or forward fitting or affects the issue finality for a 10 CFR part 52 approval, then the NRC will address the backfitting provision in 10 CFR 50.109, the forward fitting provision of MD 8.4, or the applicable issue finality provision in 10 CFR part 52, respectively. III. Congressional Review Act This DRG 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 it to be a major rule as defined in the Congressional Review Act. Dated: March 2, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Mohamed K. Shams, Division Director, Division of Advanced Reactors and Non-Power Production and Utilization Facilities, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2021–04640 Filed 3–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–331; NRC–2020–0148] NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center; PostShutdown Decommissioning Activities Report Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: On June 19, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on the postshutdown decommissioning activities report (PSDAR) for the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC). The PSDAR, which includes the site-specific decommissioning cost estimate (DCE), provides an overview of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC’s (NEDA or the licensee’s) planned decommissioning activities, schedule, projected costs, and environmental impacts for DAEC. The public comment period closed on October 19, 2020, was reopened on October 26, 2020, and closed again on February 19, 2021. The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period for a second time to provide jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:30 Mar 04, 2021 Jkt 253001 additional time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments, as well as to allow time for an in-person public meeting on the PSDAR. The NRC will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR’s content and receive comments once restrictions associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 public health emergency are lifted. DATES: The comment period for the document published on June 19, 2020 (85 FR 37116) has been reopened. Comments should be filed no later than August 19, 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 (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject); 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–2020–0148. Address questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; telephone: 301–415–0624; email: Stacy.Schumann@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: Marlayna V. Doell, Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, telephone: 301–415–3178; email: Marlayna.Doell@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2020– 0148 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: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Federal Rulemaking website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0148. • 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. • 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. B. Submitting Comments The NRC encourages electronic comment submission through the Federal Rulemaking website (https:// www.regulations.gov). Please include Docket ID NRC- 2020–0148 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 June 19, 2020, the NRC solicited comments on the PSDAR dated April 2, 2020, including the site-specific DCE for DAEC (ADAMS Accession No. ML20094F603). The purpose of the original Federal Register notice (85 FR E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 42 / Friday, March 5, 2021 / Notices 37116; June 19, 2020) was to inform the public of a meeting to discuss and accept comments on the PSDAR and DCE. The public comment period closed on October 19, 2020, was reopened on October 26, 2020 (85 FR 67780), to account for the restrictions associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 public health emergency and closed again on February 19, 2021. The NRC has decided to once again reopen the public comment period on this document until August 19, 2021, to provide additional time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments, as well as to allow time for an in-person public meeting on the DAEC PSDAR. The NRC will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR’s content and receive comments once restrictions associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 public health emergency are lifted. Members of the public interested in attending this meeting should monitor the NRC’s Public Meeting Schedule website at https://www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg for additional information. Dated: March 2, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Bruce Watson, Chief, Reactor Decommissioning Branch, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2021–04631 Filed 3–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–91227; File No. SR–NYSE– 2020–95] Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; Order Instituting Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change To Make Permanent Commentaries to Rule 7.35A and Commentaries to Rule 7.35B and Make Related Changes to Rules 7.32, 7.35C, 46B, and 47 March 1, 2021. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES I. Introduction On November 13, 2020, New York Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘NYSE’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to make 1 15 2 17 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b-4. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:30 Mar 04, 2021 Jkt 253001 permanent Commentaries .01(a) and (b) and .06 to Rule 7.35A (DMM-Facilitated Core Open and Trading Halt Auctions) and Commentaries .01 and .03 to Rule 7.35B (DMM-Facilitated Closing Auctions) and to make related changes to Rules 7.32 (Order Entry), 7.35C (Exchange-Facilitated Closing Auctions), 46B (Regulatory Trading Official), and 47 (Floor Officials— Unusual Situations). The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on December 1, 2020.3 On January 13, 2020, the Commission extended to March 1, 2021, the time period in which to approve the proposal, disapprove the proposal, or institute proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposal.4 The Commission has received no comments on the proposal. This order institutes proceedings under Section 19(b)(2)(B) of the Act to determine whether to approve or disapprove the proposal. II. Description of the Proposal Proposed Changes to Parameters for DMM-Facilitated Electronic Auctions The Exchange proposes to make permanent the parameters for DMMfacilitated electronic auctions that are currently in effect on a temporary basis during the Covid-19 pandemic, as set forth in Commentaries .01(a) and (b) to Rule 7.35A and Commentary .01 to Rule 7.35B.5 Current Rules 7.35A(c)(1)(G) and (H) provide that a DMM may not effect a Core Open or Trading Halt Auction electronically if (i) the Auction Price will be more than 4% away from the Consolidated Last Sale Price,6 or (ii) the paired volume for the Auction will be more than 1,500 round lots for securities with an average opening volume of 1,000 round lots or fewer in the previous calendar quarter, or 5,000 round lots for securities with an average opening volume of over 1,000 round lots in the previous calendar quarter. Rule 7.35A(c)(2) further provides that if, as of 9:00 a.m., the E-mini S&P 500 Futures are +/- 2% from the prior day’s closing price of the E-mini S&P 500 Futures, or if the Exchange determines that it is 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 90495 (Nov. 24, 2020), 85 FR 77304 (Dec. 1, 2020) (SR– NYSE–2020–95) (‘‘Notice’’). 4 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 90917 (Jan. 13, 2021), 86 FR 6403 (Jan. 21, 2020). 5 See Notice, supra note 3, at 77305. 6 The term ‘‘Consolidated Last Sale Price’’ is defined in Rule 7.35 to mean the most recent consolidated last-sale eligible trade in a security on any market during Core Trading Hours on that trading day, and if none, the Official Closing Price from the prior trading day for that security. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12991 necessary or appropriate for the maintenance of a fair and orderly market, a DMM may effect an opening or reopening electronically if the Auction Price will be up to 8% away from Consolidated Last Sale Price, without any volume limitations.7 Current Rule 7.35B(c)(1)(G) and (H) provide that a DMM may not effect a Closing Auction electronically if (i) the Auction Price will be more than a designated percentage away from the Exchange Last Sale Price, or (ii) the paired volume for the Closing Auction will be more than 1,000 round lots for such security.8 The Exchange proposes to make the price percentage parameter 10% and eliminate the volume restrictions for all DMM-facilitated Auctions. These parameters are currently in effect on a temporary basis pursuant to Commentaries .01(a) and (b) to Rule 7.35A and Commentary .01 to Rule 7.35B.9 Proposed Changes to Applicable Price Range for Pre-Opening Indications The Exchange proposes to make permanent that the Applicable Price Range for determining whether to publish a pre-opening indication would be 10% for securities with an Indication Reference Price higher than $3.00 and $0.30 for securities with an Indication Reference Price equal to or lower than $3.00, which are currently in effect on a temporary basis during the Covid-19 pandemic, as set forth in Commentary .06 to Rule 7.35A.10 Rule 7.35A(d)(1)(A) currently provides that a DMM will publish a preopening indication before a security opens or reopens if the Core Open or Trading Halt Auction is anticipated to be a change of more than the ‘‘Applicable Price Range,’’ as specified in Rule 7.35A(d)(3), from a specified ‘‘Indication Reference Price,’’ as specified in Rule 7.35A(d)(2).11 Rule 7.35A(d)(3)(A) provides that the Applicable Price Range will be 5% for securities with an Indication Reference Price over $3.00 and $0.15 for securities with an Indication Reference Price equal to or lower than $3.00. Rule 7.35A(d)(3)(B) further provides that, if as of 9:00 a.m., the E-mini S&P 500 Futures are +/¥2% from the prior day’s closing price of the E-mini S&P 500 Futures, when reopening trading following a market-wide trading halt under Rule 7.12, or if the Exchange 7 See Notice, supra note 3, at 77305. id. 9 See Notice, supra note 3, at 77305–77306. 10 See Notice, supra note 3, at 77307. 11 See id. 8 See E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 42 (Friday, March 5, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12990-12991]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-04631]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 50-331; NRC-2020-0148]


NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center; 
Post-Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On June 19, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
solicited comments on the post-shutdown decommissioning activities 
report (PSDAR) for the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC). The PSDAR, 
which includes the site-specific decommissioning cost estimate (DCE), 
provides an overview of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC's (NEDA or the 
licensee's) planned decommissioning activities, schedule, projected 
costs, and environmental impacts for DAEC. The public comment period 
closed on October 19, 2020, was reopened on October 26, 2020, and 
closed again on February 19, 2021. The NRC has decided to reopen the 
public comment period for a second time to provide additional time for 
members of the public to develop and submit their comments, as well as 
to allow time for an in-person public meeting on the PSDAR. The NRC 
will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR's content and receive 
comments once restrictions associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 
public health emergency are lifted.

DATES: The comment period for the document published on June 19, 2020 
(85 FR 37116) has been reopened. Comments should be filed no later than 
August 19, 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 
(unless this document describes a different method for submitting 
comments on a specific subject); 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-2020-0148. Address 
questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; 
telephone: 301-415-0624; 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: Marlayna V. Doell, Office of Nuclear 
Materials Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone: 301-415-3178; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0148 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-2020-0148.
     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 [email protected]. 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.
     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- 2020-0148 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 June 19, 2020, the NRC solicited comments on the PSDAR dated 
April 2, 2020, including the site-specific DCE for DAEC (ADAMS 
Accession No. ML20094F603). The purpose of the original Federal 
Register notice (85 FR

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37116; June 19, 2020) was to inform the public of a meeting to discuss 
and accept comments on the PSDAR and DCE. The public comment period 
closed on October 19, 2020, was reopened on October 26, 2020 (85 FR 
67780), to account for the restrictions associated with the Coronavirus 
Disease 2019 public health emergency and closed again on February 19, 
2021.
    The NRC has decided to once again reopen the public comment period 
on this document until August 19, 2021, to provide additional time for 
members of the public to develop and submit their comments, as well as 
to allow time for an in-person public meeting on the DAEC PSDAR. The 
NRC will hold a public meeting to discuss the PSDAR's content and 
receive comments once restrictions associated with the Coronavirus 
Disease 2019 public health emergency are lifted. Members of the public 
interested in attending this meeting should monitor the NRC's Public 
Meeting Schedule website at https://www.nrc.gov/pmns/mtg for additional 
information.

    Dated: March 2, 2021.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Bruce Watson,
Chief, Reactor Decommissioning Branch, Division of Decommissioning, 
Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety 
and Safeguards.
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