Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Information Collection: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Geologic Repositories
Document Number: 2015-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Geologic Repositories.'' NRC regulations require States and Indian tribes to submit certain information to the NRC if they request consultation with the NRC staff concerning the review of a potential repository site, or wish to participate in a license application review for a potential repository.
Information Collection: Destinations of Released Patients Following Treatment with Iodine-131 and Estimation of Doses to Members of the Public at Locations other than Conventional Residences Receiving Such Patients
Document Number: 2015-12017
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on this proposed collection of information of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a proposed collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Destinations of Released Patients Following Treatment with Iodine-131 and Estimation of Doses to Members of the Public at Locations other than Conventional Residences Receiving Such Patients.''
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-12044
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-18
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Construction Permit Application for the SHINE Medical Radioisotope Production Facility
Document Number: 2015-11668
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction permit application submitted by SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE), for the SHINE Medical Radioisotope Production Facility (SHINE facility). The proposed SHINE facility would be located in Janesville, Wisconsin. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (issuance of the construction permit) include no action, reasonable alternative sites, and a reasonable alternative technology. The NRC staff plans to hold two public meetings during the public comment period to present an overview of the draft EIS and to accept public comments on the document.
Selection of Material Balance Areas and Item Control Areas
Document Number: 2015-11618
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-5057, ``Special Nuclear Material Control and Accounting System for Non-Fuel Cycle Facilities.'' This DG provides guidance to licensees and applicants on the NRC's regulations concerning the material control and accounting of special nuclear material. The need for this guidance arises from an ongoing NRC rulemaking to revise these regulations, as discussed further in Section II below. The scope of DG-5057 covers nuclear power plants and all non- fuel cycle facilities.
Nuclear Innovation North America LLC; South Texas Project, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2015-11549
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On September 20, 2007, South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) an application for combined licenses (COLs) for two additional units (Units 3 and 4) at the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station site in Matagorda County near Bay City, Texas. The NRC published a notice of receipt and availability for this COL application in the Federal Register on December 5, 2007. In a letter dated January 19, 2011, STPNOC notified the NRC that, effective January 24, 2011, Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) became the lead applicant for STP, Units 3 and 4. This notice is being published to notify the public of the availability of the COL application for STP, Units 3 and 4.
Evaluation of a Proposed Risk Management Regulatory Framework
Document Number: 2015-11454
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is seeking public comment on a draft document entitled, ``NRC Staff White Paper on Options for Responding to the June 14, 2012 Chairman's Tasking Memorandum on `Evaluating Options Proposed for a More Holistic Risk- Informed, Performance-Based Regulatory Approach' '' (hereinafter referred to as NRC Staff White Paper). The draft NRC Staff White Paper discusses three items that the NRC staff expects to present to the Commission for its consideration: Options for enhancing the risk management approach used to ensure nuclear power reactor safety; re- evaluations of two ``improvement activities'' from Fukushima Near-Term Task Force Recommendation 1 that the Commission deferred; and consideration of an over-arching, agencywide policy statement on using the risk management approach to ensure safety and security.
Refining and Characterizing Heat Release Rates From Electrical Enclosures During Fire (RACHELLE-FIRE); Correction
Document Number: 2015-11450
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is correcting a notice that was published in the Federal Register (FR) on April 30, 2015, announcing the issuing for public comment of a draft NUREG, NUREG-2178 (EPRI 3002005578), ``Refining and Characterizing Heat Release Rates from Electrical Enclosures During Fire (RACHELLE-FIRE), Volume 1: Peak Heat Release Rates and Effect of Obstructed Plume.'' This action is necessary to correct the Agencywide Documents Access and Management (ADAMS) Accession number for NUREG-2178.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2015-11225
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-12
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from April 16, 2015, to April 29, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on April 28, 2015.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-11362
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-11
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
DTE Electric Company; Fermi 3
Document Number: 2015-11038
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing notice of the issuance of Combined License (COL), NPF-95 to DTE Electric Company (DTE, formerly Detroit Edison Company) and Record of Decision.
Compliance With Phase 2 of Order EA-13-109
Document Number: 2015-11036
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing its Japan Lessons-Learned Division Interim Staff Guidance (JLD-ISG), JLD- ISG-2015-01, ``Compliance with Phase 2 of Order EA-13-109, Order Modifying Licenses with Regard to Reliable Hardened Containment Vents Capable of Operation under Severe Accident Conditions.'' This ISG provides guidance and clarifies the Phase 2 requirements in the order to assist the licensees that have Boiling Water Reactors (BWRs) with Mark I and Mark II Containments in the design and implementation of either a vent path from the containment drywell or a strategy that makes it unlikely that venting would be needed from the drywell before alternate reliable containment heat removal and pressure control is reestablished. This ISG also endorses, with clarifications, the industry guidance contained in Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 13-02, ``Industry Guidance for Compliance with Order EA-13-109,'' Revision 1.
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2015-10942
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final plant-specific supplement, Supplement 52, to NUREG-1437, ``Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants'' (GEIS), regarding the renewal of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company's (FENOC) operating license NPF-3 for an additional 20 years of operation for Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit 1 (Davis-Besse).
Duke Energy Florida, Inc.; Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3
Document Number: 2015-10494
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption from certain power reactor liability insurance requirements in response to a request from Duke Energy Florida, Inc. (DEF or the licensee) dated February 25, 2014, as supplemented by letter dated May 7, 2014. This exemption would permit the licensee to reduce its primary offsite liability insurance and withdraw from participation in the secondary retrospective rating pool for deferred premium charges.
Nuclear Innovation North America LLC; South Texas Project, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2015-10492
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On September 20, 2007, South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) an application for combined licenses (COLs) for two additional units (Units 3 and 4) at the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station site in Matagorda County near Bay City, Texas. The NRC published a notice of receipt and availability for this COL application in the Federal Register on December 5, 2007. In a letter dated January 19, 2011, STPNOC notified the NRC that, effective January 24, 2011, Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) became the lead applicant for STP, Units 3 and 4. This notice is being published to notify the public of the availability of the COL application for STP, Units 3 and 4.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations and Containing Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information and Order Imposing Procedures for Access to Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information
Document Number: 2015-09761
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-05
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of five amendment requests. The amendment requests are for Kewaunee Power Station; Millstone Power Station, Units 2 and 3; North Anna Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Surry Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2; Byron Station, Units 1 and 2; Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2; Clinton Power Station, Unit 1; Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Units 2 and 3; LaSalle County Station, Units 1 and 2; Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2; Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2; Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station; Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3; Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Unit 1; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit 1; Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Unit 3; and Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3. The NRC proposes to determine that each amendment request involves no significant hazards consideration. In addition, each amendment request contains sensitive unclassified non-safeguards information (SUNSI).
Reactor Effluents
Document Number: 2015-10408
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-05-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to obtain input from stakeholders on the development of a regulatory basis for the NRC's regulations governing radioactive effluents from nuclear power plants. The regulatory basis would support potential changes to better align the NRC regulations governing dose assessments for radioactive effluents from nuclear power plant operations with the most recent terminology and dose-related methodology published by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) contained in the ICRP Publication 103 (2007). The NRC has identified specific questions and issues with respect to a possible revision of the NRC's current regulations and guidance governing radioactive gaseous and liquid effluents from nuclear power plants. The NRC seeks public and other stakeholder input on these questions and issues in order to develop the regulatory basis.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-10384
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: Renewal of NRC Form 590, Application/Permit for Use of the Two White Flint North (TWF) Auditorium
Document Number: 2015-10347
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-04
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites the public to comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The NRC is required to publish this notice in the Federal Register under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is entitled ``Renewal of NRC Form 590, Application/Permit for Use of the Two White Flint North (TWFN) Auditorium.''
Northern States Power Company; Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-10247
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 revise the cask cavity pressurization Technical Specifications for the spent fuel storage casks utilized at the Prairie Island (PI) Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI).
Northern States Power Company; Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-10246
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a May 16, 2013, request from Northern States Power Company (NSPM or the licensee), a Minnesota corporation doing business as Xcel Energy, for its specific license to operate an independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at the Prairie Island (PI) Nuclear Generating Plant. The licensee seeks relief from a regulatory provision with regard to the location of the primary alarm station.
GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC; GE-Hitachi Morris Operation Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-10245
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC, for an amendment of Special Nuclear Materials License No. SNM-2500, which authorizes GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas, LLC, to possess, store, and transfer spent nuclear fuel and associated radioactive materials at the GE-Hitachi Morris Operation's (GEMO) independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI). The requested amendment would change section 8.2.1 of the GEMO's technical specification to ensure that annual environmental reports are submitted in accordance with regulatory requirements. The application included adequate justification for the proposed changes. The NRC has docket, approved and issued the amendment.
Heat Release Rates of Electrical Enclosure Fires (HELEN-FIRE)
Document Number: 2015-10128
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-01
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft NUREG, NUREG/CR-7197, ``Heat Release Rates of Electrical Enclosure Fires (HELEN-FIRE).''
Refining and Characterizing Heat Release Rates From Electrical Enclosures During Fire (RACHELLE-FIRE)
Document Number: 2015-10130
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft NUREG, NUREG-2178 (EPRI 3002005578), ``Refining and Characterizing Heat Release Rates from Electrical Enclosures During Fire (RACHELLE-FIRE), Volume 1: Peak Heat Release Rates and Effect of Obstructed Plume.''
United Nuclear Corporation; Church Rock Facility
Document Number: 2015-10129
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application from United Nuclear Corporation for an amendment of Materials License No. SUA-1475. The amendment would change License Condition 30.A by adding two new monitoring wells that are already in service, and License Condition 30.C by removing requirements for work that has been completed. These changes are administrative in nature.
Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC
Document Number: 2015-10127
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff has received and is making available the first part of the application for a construction permit, submitted by Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC (NWMI). NWMI proposes to build a medical radioisotope production facility located in Columbia, Missouri.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2015-10126
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of exemptions in response to a request from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy or the licensee) that would permit the licensee to reduce its emergency planning (EP) activities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY). The licensee is seeking exemptions that would eliminate the requirements for the licensee to maintain offsite radiological emergency plans and reduce some of the onsite EP activities based on the reduced risks at VY, which is permanently shutdown and defueled. However, requirements for certain onsite capabilities to communicate and coordinate with offsite response authorities would be retained. In addition, offsite EP provisions would still exist through State and local government use of a comprehensive emergency management plan process in accordance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101, ``Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans.'' The NRC staff is issuing, for public comment, this draft environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemptions.
Net Positive Suction Head for Emergency Core Cooling and Containment Heat Removal System Pumps
Document Number: 2015-10076
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing regulatory guide (RG), RG 1.1 ``Net Positive Suction Head for Emergency Core Cooling and Containment Heat Removal System Pumps.'' The guide is being withdrawn because the same guidance is provided with more detail by RG 1.82, ``Water Sources for Long-Term Recirculation Cooling Following a Loss-of-Coolant Accident.''
Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2015-09907
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by Duke Energy Florida, Inc. (DEF) on November 7, 2014. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of Facility Operating License DPR-72 for Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3, from eight minority co-owners to DEF. The NRC is also considering amending the facility operating license for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer.
Nuclear Innovation North America LLC; South Texas Project, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2015-09904
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On September 20, 2007, South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) an application for combined licenses (COLs) for two additional units (Units 3 and 4) at the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station site in Matagorda County near Bay City, Texas. The NRC published a notice of receipt and availability for this COL application in the Federal Register on December 5, 2007. In a letter dated January 19, 2011, STPNOC notified the NRC that, effective January 24, 2011, Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) became the lead applicant for STP, Units 3 and 4. This notice is being published to notify the public of the availability of the COL application for STP, Units 3 and 4.
Department of Energy; Idaho Spent Fuel Facility Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2015-09872
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has docketed a license amendment application from the Department of Energy (DOE or the licensee) for amendment of Materials License No. SNM-2512, for the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility independent spent fuel storage installation located on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory in Butte County, Idaho. If granted, the amendment would revise the technical specifications for the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) to add the Essential Program Control Program. The addition of the Essential Program Control Program would conform the technical specifications to those of Three Mile Island, Unit 2, and Fort St. Vrain, and allow the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility to make changes to the Quality Assurance Program, the Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program, and the Training Program.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-09867
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2015-09758
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from April 2, 2015, to April 14, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on April 14, 2015.
Information Collection: Requests to Agreement States for Information
Document Number: 2015-09718
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Requests to Agreement States for Information.''
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-09707
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-24
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Nuclear Innovation North America LLC; South Texas Project, Units 3 and 4
Document Number: 2015-09517
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On September 20, 2007, South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company (STPNOC) submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) an application for combined licenses (COLs) for two additional units (Units 3 and 4) at the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station site in Matagorda County near Bay City, Texas. The NRC published a notice of receipt and availability for this COL application in the Federal Register on December 5, 2007. In a letter dated January 19, 2011, STPNOC notified the NRC that, effective January 24, 2011, Nuclear Innovation North America LLC (NINA) became the lead applicant for STP, Units 3 and 4. This notice is being published to notify the public of the availability of the COL application for STP, Units 3 and 4.
License Amendment for United Nuclear Corporation, Church Rock Facility, McKinley County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-09516
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-23
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering amending Source Materials License SUA-1475 issued to the United Nuclear Corporation (UNC), a subsidiary of General Electric (GE), to revise current ground water protection standards in License Condition 30.B of SUA-1475. The NRC has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for this proposed action in accordance with its regulations. Based on the EA, the NRC has concluded that a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is appropriate with respect to the proposed action. The NRC will issue the amended license following the publication of this document.
Enhanced Security of Special Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2015-09403
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-04-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is making available a regulatory basis document to support a rulemaking potentially amending its regulations concerning the security of special nuclear material. The NRC is not seeking public comments on this document.
Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of Licenses and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2015-09278
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (Duke Energy) and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA), on December 22, 2014, as supplemented by letter dated March 4, 2015. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. DPR-71 and DPR-62 for the Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2 from the current holder, NCEMPA, to Duke Energy. The NRC is also considering amending the licenses for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer.
Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant
Document Number: 2015-09274
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, are issuing for public comment NUREG-2179, ``Environmental Impact Statement for the Combined License (COL) for the Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant'' to support the environmental review for the COL. PPL Bell Bend, LLC (PPL) submitted an application for the COL to construct and operate one new nuclear power plant at its Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant (BBNPP) site, located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC
Document Number: 2015-09273
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff has received and is making available the first part of the application for a construction permit, submitted by Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC (NWMI). NWMI proposes to build a medical radioisotope production facility located in Columbia, Missouri.
Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 2015-09262
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (Duke Energy) and North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA), on December 22, 2014, as supplemented by letter dated March 4, 2015. The application seeks NRC approval of the direct transfer of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-63 for the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1, from the current holder, NCEMPA, to Duke Energy. The NRC is also considering amending the license for administrative purposes to reflect the proposed transfer.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-09243
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In the Matter of PPL Susquehanna, LLC; Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2015-09029
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order to PPL Susquehanna, LLC (PPL Susquehanna), approving the indirect transfer of PPL Susquehanna's interests in Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-14 and NPF-22, as well as the general license for the independent spent fuel storage installation, for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2. As a result of the transaction, PPL Susquehanna will become indirectly controlled by two new entities, and will be renamed Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC. Conforming license amendments will replace references to PPL Corporation in the license with references to Talen Energy to reflect the transfer of ownership, and will replace references to PPL Susquehanna, LLC with references to Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC to reflect the new name. No physical changes to the facilities or operational changes were proposed in the application, and Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC will be owner and operator of the facility. This Order is effective upon issuance.