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List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: HI-STORM 100, Revision 8

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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 May 2, 2012, for the direct final rule that was published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2012. This direct final rule amends the NRC's spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International HI-STORM 100 System listing within the “List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks” to include Amendment No. 8 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) Number 1014.


The effective date for the direct final rule published February 17, 2012, at 77 FR 9515, is confirmed as May 2, 2012.


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Gregory Trussell, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone: 301-415-6445, email:


On February 17, 2012 (77 FR 9515), the NRC published a direct final rule amending its regulations at Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) 72.214, by revising the Holtec International HI-STORM 100 System listing within the “List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks” to include Amendment No. 8 to CoC Number 1014. In the direct final rule, the NRC stated that if no significant adverse comments were received, the direct final rule would become effective on May 2, 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 19th day of April 2012.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Cindy Bladey,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-9834 Filed 4-24-12; 8:45 am]