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Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC Catawba Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2; McGuire Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2; Oconee Nuclear Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) has granted the request by Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (the licensee), to withdraw its September 16, 2010, application for proposed amendments to Renewed Facility Operating Licenses NPF-35 and NPF-52 for the Catawba Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, located in York County, South Carolina; Renewed Facility Operating Licenses NPF-9 and NPF-17, for the McGuire Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; and Renewed Facility Operating Licenses DPR-38, DPR-47, and DPR-55 for the Oconee Nuclear Station, Units 1, 2, and 3 located in Oconee County, South Carolina.

The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical Specifications (TSs) and Licenses by making organizational changes.

The Commission has previously issued a Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2010 (75 FR 77909). However, the licensee has chosen not to pursue the proposed change.

For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated September 16, 2010 (Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) Accession No. ML102650039), and the Start Printed Page 40755NRC staff's letters dated May 19, 2011 (ADAMS Accession No. ML11138A041), and June 30, 2011 (ADAMS Accession No. ML11171A421). Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the NRC's Public Document Room PDR), located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are available online in the NRC Library at,​reading-rm/​adams.html. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209, or 301-415-4737 or by e-mail to

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of June 2011.

For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

John Stang,

Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch II-1, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.

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[FR Doc. 2011-17309 Filed 7-8-11; 8:45 am]