Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) to withdraw its application dated August 10, 2018, as supplemented by letter dated December 21, 2018, for proposed amendments to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-37 and NPF-66, issued to Exelon for operation of the Byron Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2. The proposed amendment would have extended the Completion Time for Technical Specification 3.8.1, “AC Sources-Operating,” Required Action A.2, on a one-time, temporary basis, based on a risk-informed approach.
March 14, 2019.
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The NRC has granted the request of Exelon (the licensee) to withdraw its August 10, 2018, application (ADAMS Accession No. ML18226A097), as supplemented by letter dated December 21, 2018 (ADAMS Accession No. ML18355A699) for proposed amendments to Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-37 and NPF-66, issued to Exelon for operation of the Byron Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2, located in Ogle County, Illinois.
The proposed amendment would have extended the Completion Time for Technical Specification 3.8.1, “AC Sources-Operating,” Required Action A.2, on a one-time, temporary basis based on a risk-informed approach. The extended Completion Time would have allowed the Byron Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2, to continue operation for the duration of the extended Completion Time in the event a second station auxiliary transformer failed in Unit No. 2.
Exelon's August 10, 2018, request was published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2018 (83 FR 44677). Exelon requested to withdraw the request by letter dated February 8, 2019 (ADAMS Accession No. ML19039A272).
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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, on March 11, 2019.
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Joel S. Wiebe,
Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch III, Division of Operating Reactors Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
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