Nuclear Regulatory Commission July 31, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exelon Generation Company, LLC, License Renewal Application for Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2013-18403
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On May 29, 2013, Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for renewal of Facility Operating Licenses (NPF-72 and NPF-77) for an additional 20 years of operation for Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2. Braidwood Station is located in Will County, Illinois. The current operating licenses for Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2, expire on October 17, 2026 and December 18, 2027, respectively. This notice advises the public that the NRC intends to gather information to prepare an EIS on the proposed license renewal.
Revisions to Environmental Review for Renewal of Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses; Correction
Document Number: 2013-18315
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-31
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a final rule that was published in the Federal Register on June 20, 2013, and effective on July 22, 2013. The final rule amended the NRC's environmental protection regulations by updating the Commission's 1996 findings on the environmental effect of renewing the operating license of a nuclear power plant. Compliance with the provisions of the rule is required by June 20, 2014. This correcting amendment is necessary to clarify and correct the revisions made to the statutory authority that is cited in the authority citation of the final rule.