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Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Entergy Operations, Inc. (Entergy, the licensee), to withdraw its application dated September 1, 2016, for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-38. The proposed amendment would have revised the Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3 (Waterford 3) Technical Specifications (TSs) to relocate the surveillance frequency requirements for selected Engineered Safety Features Actuation System (ESFAS) Subgroup relays to a licensee-controlled program. Specifically, the license amendment would have revised the Table Notation for TS Table 4.3-2, “Engineered Safety Features Actuation System Instrumentation Surveillance Requirements,” to relocate the surveillance frequency of additional relays to the Waterford 3 Surveillance Frequency Control Program (SFCP).
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April Pulvirenti, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-1390, email: April.Pulvirenti@nrc.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The NRC has granted the request of Entergy to withdraw its September 1, 2016, application (ADAMS accession no. ML16245A359) for a proposed amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-38 for Waterford 3, located in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.
The amendment would have revised the Waterford 3 TSs to relocate the surveillance frequency requirements for selected ESFAS Subgroup relays to a licensee-controlled program. Specifically, the license amendment would have revised the Table Notation for TS Table 4.3-2, “Engineered Safety Features Actuation System Instrumentation Surveillance Requirements,” to relocate the surveillance frequency of additional relays to the Waterford 3 SFCP. The Commission previously published a proposed finding in the Federal Register on November 22, 2016 (81 FR 83875), that the amendment involves no significant hazards consideration. In addition, the licensee has supplemented the application with a response to a Request for Additional Information dated January 26, 2017 (ADAMS accession no. ML17039A909), and a second supplement dated February 27, 2017 (ADAMS accession no. ML17058A460). By letter dated March 22, 2017 (ADAMS accession no. ML17082A459), the licensee requested to withdraw the proposed amendment.Start Signature
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 25th day of April, 2017.
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
April L Pulvirenti,
Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch 4, Division of Operator Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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