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List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: MAGNASTOR® System, Revision 2

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Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) is confirming the effective date of January 30, 2012, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on November 14, 2011. This direct final rule amended the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the NAC International, Inc. (NAC) MAGNASTOR® System listing within the “List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks” to include Amendment No. 2 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) Number 1031.


Effective Date: The effective date of January 30, 2012, is confirmed for this direct final rule published November 14, 2011 at 76 FR 70331.


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Gregory Trussell, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555, telephone: (301) 415-6445, email:


On November 14, 2011 (76 FR 70331), the NRC published a direct final rule amending its regulations at Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Section 72.214 by revising the NAC MAGNASTOR® System listing within the “List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks” to include Amendment No. 2 to CoC Number 1031. In the direct final rule, the NRC stated that if no significant adverse comments were received, the direct final rule would become effective on January 30, 2012. The NRC did not receive any comments on the direct final rule. Therefore, this rule will become effective as scheduled.

Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of January 2012.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Cindy Bladey,

Chief, Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch, Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration.

[FR Doc. 2012-1770 Filed 1-26-12; 8:45 am]