On September 25, 2008, Entergy Operations, Incorporated filed with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy Act and Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 52, “Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants,” an application for a combined license (COL) for an economic simplified boiling water reactor (ESBWR) nuclear power plant, to be located in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. The reactor is to be identified as River Bend Station, Unit 3.
An applicant may seek a COL in accordance with Subpart C of 10 CFR Part 52.The information submitted by the applicant includes certain administrative information such as financial qualifications submitted pursuant to 10 CFR 52.77, as well as technical information submitted pursuant to 10 CFR 52.79.
Subsequent Federal Register notices will address the acceptability of the tendered COL application for docketing and provisions for participation of the public in the COL review process.
A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the Commission's Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland, and via the Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at the NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. The cover letter ADAMS Accession number is ML082830022. Future publicly available documents related to the application will also be posted in ADAMS. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or Start Printed Page 67896who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should contact the NRC Public Document Room staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209 or 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application is also available at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/col.html.Start Signature
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day of November 2008.
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Branch Chief, ESBWR/ABWR Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors.
[FR Doc. E8-27180 Filed 11-14-08; 8:45 am]
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