In the Matter of LaCrosseSolutions,, 14963-14964 [2021-05681]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices Document description ADAMS accession No./web link Curtland, D., NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC, letter to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ‘‘Response to Request for Additional Information Relating to Request for Exemption from Portions of 10 CFR 50.47 and 10 CFR 50, Appendix E,’’ October 7, 2020. Nazar, M., NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC, letter to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ‘‘Certification of Permanent Cessation of Power Operations,’’ January 18, 2019. Curtland, D., NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC, letter to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ‘‘Certification of Permanent Cessation of Power Operations,’’ March 2, 2020. Curtland, D., NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC, letter to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ‘‘Certification of Permanent Cessation of Power Operations,’’ August 27, 2020. Curtland, D., NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC, letter to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ‘‘Certification of Permanent Removal of Fuel from the Reactor Vessel for Duane Arnold Energy Center,’’ October 12, 2020. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, PAG Manual: Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents, January 2017. SECY–21–0006, ‘‘Request by NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC for Exemptions from Certain Emergency Planning Requirements for the Duane Arnold Energy Center,’’ January 15, 2021. Staff Requirements Memorandum to SECY-21-0006, ‘‘Request by NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC for Exemptions from Certain Emergency Planning Requirements for the Duane Arnold Energy Center,’’ February 11, 2021. NUREG–1437, Supplement 42, ‘‘Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants: Regarding Duane Arnold Energy Center, Final Report,’’ October 2010. Dated: March 16, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Bruce A. Watson, Chief, Reactor Decommissioning Branch, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 50–409 and 72–046; NRC– 2019–0110] In the Matter of LaCrosseSolutions, LLC; La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Direct transfer of license; extending effectiveness of order. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Order to extend the effectiveness of a September 24, 2019, order, which approved the direct transfer of Possession Only License No. DPR–45 for the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR) from the current holder, LaCrosseSolutions, LLC, to Dairyland Power Cooperative and approved a conforming license amendment, for six months beyond its current March 24, 2021, expiration date. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 ML20282A595. ML19023A196. ML20062E489. ML20240A067. ML20286A317. https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-01/documents/epa_ pag_manual_final_revisions_01-11-2017_cover_disclaimer_8.pdf. ML20218A875 (Package). ML21042A030. ML102790308. The Order was issued on March 9, 2021 and was effective upon issuance. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2019–0110 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–2019–0110. 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. • 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 Order extending the effectiveness of the approval of the transfer of license and conforming amendment is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML21050A310. DATES: [FR Doc. 2021–05694 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] 14963 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlayna Doell, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–3178; email: Marlayna.Doell@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: the Order is attached. Dated: March 15, 2021. E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 The text of 14964 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Bruce A. Watson, Chief, Reactor Decommissioning Branch, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. Attachment—Order Extending the Effectiveness of the Approval of the Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment In the Matter of LaCrosseSolutions, LLC; La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor EA–19–077; Docket Nos. 50–409 and 72–046; License No. DPR–45 Order Extending the Effectiveness of the Approval of the Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment I. LaCrosseSolutions, LLC is the holder of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) Possession Only License No. DPR–45, with respect to the possession, maintenance, and decommissioning of the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR). Operation of the LACBWR is no longer authorized under this license. The LACBWR facility is located in Vernon County, Wisconsin. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES II. By Order dated September 24, 2019 (Transfer Order), the Commission consented to the transfer of the LACBWR license to Dairyland Power Cooperative and approved a conforming license amendment in accordance with Section 50.80, ‘‘Transfer of licenses,’’ and Section 50.90, ‘‘Application for amendment of license, construction permit, or early site permit,’’ of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR). By its terms, the Transfer Order becomes null and void if the license transfer is not completed within one year unless, upon application and for good cause shown, the Commission extends the Transfer Order’s September 24, 2020, expiration date. By letter dated June 24, 2020, LaCrosseSolutions, LLC submitted a request to extend the effectiveness of the Transfer Order by six months, until March 24, 2021. This request was approved by the NRC on September 1, 2020. III. In a subsequent letter dated February 2, 2021, LaCrosseSolutions, LLC submitted a second request to extend the effectiveness of the Transfer Order by an additional six months, until September 24, 2021. As stated in the February 2, 2021, letter, the LACBWR Final Status Survey Final Reports (FSSRs), their associated Release Records, and responses to NRC staff requests for additional information (RAIs) are currently under review by the staff. The letter noted that, based on the current status of the NRC review, it is anticipated that additional time will be needed to address questions or potential issues identified by the NRC staff during its review of the RAI responses and revised LACBWR FSSRs. The letter also stated that the extension would allow adequate time for response development by LaCrosseSolutions, LLC, regarding possible VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 additional questions or potential issues, and for the NRC staff to assess the responses provided by LaCrosseSolutions, LLC and to make a final determination regarding the release of the majority of the LACBWR site for unrestricted use. Based on the above, the NRC has determined that LaCrosseSolutions, LLC has shown good cause for extending the effectiveness of the Transfer Order by an additional six months, as requested. IV. Accordingly, pursuant to Sections 161b, 161i, and 184 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 U.S.C. Sections 2201(b), 2201(i), and 2234; and 10 CFR 50.80, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the expiration date of the Transfer Order of March 24, 2021, is extended until September 24, 2021. If the subject license transfer from LaCrosseSolutions, LLC to Dairyland Power Cooperative is not completed by September 24, 2021, the Transfer Order shall become null and void; provided, however, that upon written application and for good cause shown, such date may be extended by order. This Order is effective upon issuance. For further details with respect to this Order, see the extension request dated February 2, 2021, which is available electronically through ADAMS in the NRC Library at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html under Accession No. ML21036A055. Persons who encounter problems with ADAMS should contact the NRC’s Public Document Room reference staff by telephone at 1–800–397–4209 or 301– 415–4737 or by email to pdr.resource@ nrc.gov. Dated this 9th day of March 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. John W. Lubinski, Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2021–05681 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2016–0178] Enhancing Participation in NRC Public Meetings Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Revision to policy statement; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has revised its policy statement, ‘‘Enhancing Participation in NRC Public Meetings,’’ to further clarify and enhance participation in public meetings conducted by the NRC. The revised policy statement redefines the three categories of public meetings and identifies the level of public participation offered at each category of meeting. The revised policy statement SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 also clarifies notification expectations for meetings that include physical presence in the meeting room and meetings that rely solely on remote access technology such as teleconferencing. The revisions will improve the consistency of the NRC’s public meetings and help participants better prepare for NRC meetings. This policy statement is effective on March 19, 2021. DATES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2016–0178 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–2016–0178. Address questions about NRC dockets to Dawn Forder; telephone: 301–415–3407; email: Dawn.Forder@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 https://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 in this document (if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is referenced. The policy statement, ‘‘Enhancing Public Participation in NRC Meetings,’’ is available as an attachment to 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 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne Dennis, Office of the Executive Director for Operations, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 0760; email: Suzanne.Dennis@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 50-409 and 72-046; NRC-2019-0110]


In the Matter of LaCrosseSolutions, LLC; La Crosse Boiling Water 
Reactor

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Direct transfer of license; extending effectiveness of order.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an 
Order to extend the effectiveness of a September 24, 2019, order, which 
approved the direct transfer of Possession Only License No. DPR-45 for 
the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR) from the current holder, 
LaCrosseSolutions, LLC, to Dairyland Power Cooperative and approved a 
conforming license amendment, for six months beyond its current March 
24, 2021, expiration date.

DATES: The Order was issued on March 9, 2021 and was effective upon 
issuance.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2019-0110 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-2019-0110. 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.
     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 Order extending the effectiveness 
of the approval of the transfer of license and conforming amendment is 
available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML21050A310.
     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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlayna Doell, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-3178; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Order is attached.

    Dated: March 15, 2021.

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

Attachment--Order Extending the Effectiveness of the Approval of the 
Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment

In the Matter of LaCrosseSolutions, LLC; La Crosse Boiling Water 
Reactor

EA-19-077; Docket Nos. 50-409 and 72-046; License No. DPR-45

Order Extending the Effectiveness of the Approval of the Transfer of 
License and Conforming Amendment

I.

    LaCrosseSolutions, LLC is the holder of the U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) Possession Only License 
No. DPR-45, with respect to the possession, maintenance, and 
decommissioning of the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR). 
Operation of the LACBWR is no longer authorized under this license. 
The LACBWR facility is located in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

II.

    By Order dated September 24, 2019 (Transfer Order), the 
Commission consented to the transfer of the LACBWR license to 
Dairyland Power Cooperative and approved a conforming license 
amendment in accordance with Section 50.80, ``Transfer of 
licenses,'' and Section 50.90, ``Application for amendment of 
license, construction permit, or early site permit,'' of Title 10 of 
the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR). By its terms, the Transfer 
Order becomes null and void if the license transfer is not completed 
within one year unless, upon application and for good cause shown, 
the Commission extends the Transfer Order's September 24, 2020, 
expiration date. By letter dated June 24, 2020, LaCrosseSolutions, 
LLC submitted a request to extend the effectiveness of the Transfer 
Order by six months, until March 24, 2021. This request was approved 
by the NRC on September 1, 2020.

III.

    In a subsequent letter dated February 2, 2021, 
LaCrosseSolutions, LLC submitted a second request to extend the 
effectiveness of the Transfer Order by an additional six months, 
until September 24, 2021. As stated in the February 2, 2021, letter, 
the LACBWR Final Status Survey Final Reports (FSSRs), their 
associated Release Records, and responses to NRC staff requests for 
additional information (RAIs) are currently under review by the 
staff. The letter noted that, based on the current status of the NRC 
review, it is anticipated that additional time will be needed to 
address questions or potential issues identified by the NRC staff 
during its review of the RAI responses and revised LACBWR FSSRs. The 
letter also stated that the extension would allow adequate time for 
response development by LaCrosseSolutions, LLC, regarding possible 
additional questions or potential issues, and for the NRC staff to 
assess the responses provided by LaCrosseSolutions, LLC and to make 
a final determination regarding the release of the majority of the 
LACBWR site for unrestricted use.
    Based on the above, the NRC has determined that 
LaCrosseSolutions, LLC has shown good cause for extending the 
effectiveness of the Transfer Order by an additional six months, as 
requested.

IV.

    Accordingly, pursuant to Sections 161b, 161i, and 184 of the 
Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 U.S.C. Sections 2201(b), 
2201(i), and 2234; and 10 CFR 50.80, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the 
expiration date of the Transfer Order of March 24, 2021, is extended 
until September 24, 2021. If the subject license transfer from 
LaCrosseSolutions, LLC to Dairyland Power Cooperative is not 
completed by September 24, 2021, the Transfer Order shall become 
null and void; provided, however, that upon written application and 
for good cause shown, such date may be extended by order.
    This Order is effective upon issuance.
    For further details with respect to this Order, see the 
extension request dated February 2, 2021, which is available 
electronically through ADAMS in the NRC Library at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html under Accession No. ML21036A055. 
Persons who encounter problems with ADAMS should contact the NRC's 
Public Document Room reference staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209 
or 301-415-4737 or by email to [email protected].
    Dated this 9th day of March 2021.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
John W. Lubinski,
Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.

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