Request for Alternate Decommissioning Schedule: Department of the Navy Space and Naval Warfare Centers Pacific
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) has received a request for an alternate decommissioning schedule from the Department of the Navy (Navy) for its Space and Naval Warfare Centers Pacific (SPAWARS) site, located in San Diego, California, permitted under the Navy's Master Materials License (MML) No. 45-23645- 01NA. Approval of the request would extend the time period for the Navy to submit a decommissioning plan and initiate decommissioning activities at SPAWARS.
Northern States Power Company: Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by Northern States Power Company (NSPM) for amendment of Materials License No. SNM-2506 which authorizes NSPM to receive, possess, store, and transfer spent nuclear fuel and associated radioactive materials. The amendment sought to lower the allowed thermal conductance values for storage basket components utilized at the Prairie Island (PI) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI).
Inspections, Tests, Analyses, and Acceptance Criteria; Virgil C. Summer Unit 2 Combined License
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff has determined that the inspections, tests, and analyses have been successfully completed, and that the specified acceptance criteria are met for ITAAC 3.3.00.09, for the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station Unit 2.
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Arizona Public Service Company (the licensee) to withdraw its application dated March 8, 2012, for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-41, NPF-51, and NPF-74. The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical Specifications (TS) to eliminate the use of the term CORE ALTERATIONS throughout the TS.