Nuclear Regulatory Commission October 10, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2018-22066
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Vistra Operations Company LLC; Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Unit Nos. 1 and 2
Document Number: 2018-22016
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of amendments to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-87 and NPF-89, issued to Vistra Operations Company LLC (Vistra OpCo, the licensee), for operation of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant (CPNPP), Unit Nos. 1 and 2. The proposed exigent amendments would revise CPNPP Technical Specification (TS) 3.8.4, ``DC [Direct Current] SourcesOperating,'' by adding a new REQUIRED ACTION to CONDITION B and an extended COMPLETION TIME (CT), on a one-time basis, to repair two affected battery cells on the CPNPP Unit No. 1, Train B safety- related batteries. Specifically, the amendments would change the TS CT for each of the Unit No. 1, Train B safety-related batteries (BT1ED2 and BT1ED4) during Unit 1, Cycle 20, from 2 hours to 18 hours.
Information Collection: NRC Form 398, “Personal Qualification Statement-Licensee.”
Document Number: 2018-21993
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
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, ``NRC Form 398, `Personal Qualification StatementLicensee.'''
Information Collection: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-21988
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The NRC invites public comment on the renewal of OMB approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``10 CFR part 150 Exemptions and Continued Regulatory Authority in Agreement States and in Offshore Waters Under Section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954.''
Information Collection: NRC Form 396, “Certification of Medical Examination by Facility Licensee”
Document Number: 2018-21976
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
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, ``NRC Form 396, `Certification of Medical Examination by Facility Licensee.' ''
Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel
Document Number: 2018-21974
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On August 9, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft NUREG entitled, NUREG-2224, ``Dry Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel.'' The public comment period closed on September 24, 2018. The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
NorthStar Group Services, Inc. on Behalf of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station
Document Number: 2018-21914
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an exemption in response to a May 25, 2018, request from NorthStar Group Services, Inc. (NorthStar), on behalf of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY, to be known as NorthStar Vermont Yankee, LLC or NorthStar VY). The exemption would allow NorthStar VY to use up to $20 million in funds from the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY) nuclear decommissioning trust fund (NDT), on a revolving basis, for irradiated fuel management activities should the request for the direct and indirect transfer of the VY Facility License No. DPR-28 to NorthStar VY be approved by the NRC. The staff is issuing a final Environmental Assessment (EA) and final Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemption.
NexEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center
Document Number: 2018-21913
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC (NextEra) to withdraw its application dated December 15, 2017, for a proposed amendment to Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC), Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-49. The proposed change would have modified Technical Specifications (TS) 3.6.1.7, ``Suppression Chamber-to-Drywell Vacuum Breakers,'' by revising the required number of operable vacuum breakers for opening from six to five. Subsequently, by letter dated August 30, 2018, NextEra withdrew the amendment request.