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Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations

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AGENCY:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

Biweekly notice.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to section 189.a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from December 17, 2019, to December 30, 2019. This notice also incorporates the revised biweekly format as noticed in the Federal Register on December 3, 2019. The last biweekly notice was published on December 31, 2019.

DATES:

Comments must be filed by February 13, 2020. A request for a hearing or petitions for leave to intervene must be filed by March 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject):

  • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0017. Address questions about NRC Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301-287-9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.
  • Mail comments to: Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWFN-7-A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, ATTN: Program Management, Announcements and Editing Staff.

For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see “Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments” in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lynn Ronewicz, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, 301-415-1927, email: Lynn.Ronewicz@nrc.gov, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2020-0017, when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this action by any of the following methods:

  • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0017.
  • NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​adams.html. To begin the search, select “Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.” For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. For the convenience of the reader, instructions about obtaining materials referenced in this document are provided in the “Availability of Documents” section.
  • NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

B. Submitting Comments

Please include Docket ID NRC-2020-0017, facility name, unit nos. docket no., application date, and subject, in your comment submission.

The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at https://www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information.

If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS.

II. Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses and Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination

For the facility-specific amendment requests shown below, the Commission finds that the licensee's analyses provided, consistent with title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Section 50.91 is sufficient to support the proposed determination that these amendment requests involve No Significant Hazards Consideration (NSHC). Under the Commission's regulations in 10 CFR 50.92, operation of the facility in accordance with the proposed amendment would not (1) involve a significant increase in the probability or consequences of an accident previously evaluated, or (2) create the possibility of a new or different kind of accident from any accident previously evaluated; or (3) involve a significant reduction in a margin of safety.

The Commission is seeking public comments on this proposed determination. Any comments received within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice will be considered in making any final determination.

Normally, the Commission will not issue the amendment until the expiration of 60 days after the date of publication of this notice. The Commission may issue the license amendment before expiration of the 60-day period provided that its final determination is that the amendment involves NSHC. In addition, the Commission may issue the amendment prior to the expiration of the 30-day comment period if circumstances change during the 30-day comment period such that failure to act in a timely way would result, for example in Start Printed Page 2159derating or shutdown of the facility. If the Commission takes action prior to the expiration of either the comment period or the notice period, it will publish in the Federal Register a notice of issuance. If the Commission makes a final NSHC determination, any hearing will take place after issuance. The Commission expects that the need to take action on an amendment before 60 days have elapsed will occur very infrequently.

A. Opportunity to Request a Hearing and Petition for Leave To Intervene

Within 60 days after the date of publication of this notice, any persons (petitioner) whose interest may be affected by this action may file a request for a hearing and petition for leave to intervene (petition) with respect to the action. Petitions shall be filed in accordance with the Commission's “Agency Rules of Practice and Procedure” in 10 CFR part 2. Interested persons should consult a current copy of 10 CFR 2.309. The NRC's regulations are accessible electronically from the NRC Library on the NRC's website at https://www.nrc.gov/​reading-rm/​doc-collections/​cfr/​. Alternatively, a copy of the regulations is available at the NRC's Public Document Room, located at One White Flint North, Room O1-F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland 20852. If a petition is filed, the Commission or a presiding officer will rule on the petition and, if appropriate, a notice of a hearing will be issued.

As required by 10 CFR 2.309(d) the petition should specifically explain the reasons why intervention should be permitted with particular reference to the following general requirements for standing: (1) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; (2) the nature of the petitioner's right under the Act to be made a party to the proceeding; (3) the nature and extent of the petitioner's property, financial, or other interest in the proceeding; and (4) the possible effect of any decision or order which may be entered in the proceeding on the petitioner's interest.

In accordance with 10 CFR 2.309(f), the petition must also set forth the specific contentions which the petitioner seeks to have litigated in the proceeding. Each contention must consist of a specific statement of the issue of law or fact to be raised or controverted. In addition, the petitioner must provide a brief explanation of the bases for the contention and a concise statement of the alleged facts or expert opinion which support the contention and on which the petitioner intends to rely in proving the contention at the hearing. The petitioner must also provide references to the specific sources and documents on which the petitioner intends to rely to support its position on the issue. The petition must include sufficient information to show that a genuine dispute exists with the applicant or licensee on a material issue of law or fact. Contentions must be limited to matters within the scope of the proceeding. The contention must be one which, if proven, would entitle the petitioner to relief. A petitioner who fails to satisfy the requirements at 10 CFR 2.309(f) with respect to at least one contention will not be permitted to participate as a party.

Those permitted to intervene become parties to the proceeding, subject to any limitations in the order granting leave to intervene. Parties have the opportunity to participate fully in the conduct of the hearing with respect to resolution of that party's admitted contentions, including the opportunity to present evidence, consistent with the NRC's regulations, policies, and procedures.

Petitions must be filed no later than 60 days from the date of publication of this notice. Petitions and motions for leave to file new or amended contentions that are filed after the deadline will not be entertained absent a determination by the presiding officer that the filing demonstrates good cause by satisfying the three factors in 10 CFR 2.309(c)(1)(i) through (iii). The petition must be filed in accordance with the filing instructions in the “Electronic Submissions (E-Filing)” section of this document.

If a hearing is requested, and the Commission has not made a final determination on the issue of no significant hazards consideration, the Commission will make a final determination on the issue of no significant hazards consideration. The final determination will serve to establish when the hearing is held. If the final determination is that the amendment request involves no significant hazards consideration, the Commission may issue the amendment and make it immediately effective, notwithstanding the request for a hearing. Any hearing would take place after issuance of the amendment. If the final determination is that the amendment request involves a significant hazards consideration, then any hearing held would take place before the issuance of the amendment unless the Commission finds an imminent danger to the health or safety of the public, in which case it will issue an appropriate order or rule under 10 CFR part 2.

A State, local governmental body, Federally-recognized Indian Tribe, or agency thereof, may submit a petition to the Commission to participate as a party under 10 CFR 2.309(h)(1). The petition should state the nature and extent of the petitioner's interest in the proceeding. The petition should be submitted to the Commission no later than 60 days from the date of publication of this notice. The petition must be filed in accordance with the filing instructions in the “Electronic Submissions (E-Filing)” section of this document, and should meet the requirements for petitions set forth in this section, except that under 10 CFR 2.309(h)(2) a State, local governmental body, or Federally-recognized Indian Tribe, or agency thereof does not need to address the standing requirements in 10 CFR 2.309(d) if the facility is located within its boundaries. Alternatively, a State, local governmental body, Federally-recognized Indian Tribe, or agency thereof may participate as a non-party under 10 CFR 2.315(c).

If a hearing is granted, any person who is not a party to the proceeding and is not affiliated with or represented by a party may, at the discretion of the presiding officer, be permitted to make a limited appearance pursuant to the provisions of 10 CFR 2.315(a). A person making a limited appearance may make an oral or written statement of his or her position on the issues but may not otherwise participate in the proceeding. A limited appearance may be made at any session of the hearing or at any prehearing conference, subject to the limits and conditions as may be imposed by the presiding officer. Details regarding the opportunity to make a limited appearance will be provided by the presiding officer if such sessions are scheduled.

B. Electronic Submissions (E-Filing)

All documents filed in NRC adjudicatory proceedings, including a request for hearing and petition for leave to intervene (petition), any motion or other document filed in the proceeding prior to the submission of a request for hearing or petition to intervene, and documents filed by interested governmental entities that request to participate under 10 CFR 2.315(c), must be filed in accordance with the NRC's E-Filing rule (72 FR 49139; August 28, 2007, as amended at 77 FR 46562; August 3, 2012). The E-Filing process requires participants to submit and serve all adjudicatory documents over the internet, or in some cases to mail copies on electronic storage media. Detailed guidance on making electronic submissions may be Start Printed Page 2160found in the Guidance for Electronic Submissions to the NRC and on the NRC website at https://www.nrc.gov/​site-help/​e-submittals.html. Participants may not submit paper copies of their filings unless they seek an exemption in accordance with the procedures described below.

To comply with the procedural requirements of E-Filing, at least 10 days prior to the filing deadline, the participant should contact the Office of the Secretary by email at hearing.docket@nrc.gov, or by telephone at 301-415-1677, to (1) request a digital identification (ID) certificate, which allows the participant (or its counsel or representative) to digitally sign submissions and access the E-Filing system for any proceeding in which it is participating; and (2) advise the Secretary that the participant will be submitting a petition or other adjudicatory document (even in instances in which the participant, or its counsel or representative, already holds an NRC-issued digital ID certificate). Based upon this information, the Secretary will establish an electronic docket for the hearing in this proceeding if the Secretary has not already established an electronic docket.

Information about applying for a digital ID certificate is available on the NRC's public website at https://www.nrc.gov/​site-help/​e-submittals/​getting-started.html. Once a participant has obtained a digital ID certificate and a docket has been created, the participant can then submit adjudicatory documents. Submissions must be in Portable Document Format (PDF). Additional guidance on PDF submissions is available on the NRC's public website at https://www.nrc.gov/​site-help/​electronic-sub-ref-mat.html. A filing is considered complete at the time the document is submitted through the NRC's E-Filing system. To be timely, an electronic filing must be submitted to the E-Filing system no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. Upon receipt of a transmission, the E-Filing system time-stamps the document and sends the submitter an email notice confirming receipt of the document. The E-Filing system also distributes an email notice that provides access to the document to the NRC's Office of the General Counsel and any others who have advised the Office of the Secretary that they wish to participate in the proceeding, so that the filer need not serve the document on those participants separately. Therefore, applicants and other participants (or their counsel or representative) must apply for and receive a digital ID certificate before adjudicatory documents are filed so that they can obtain access to the documents via the E-Filing system.

A person filing electronically using the NRC's adjudicatory E-Filing system may seek assistance by contacting the NRC's Electronic Filing Help Desk through the “Contact Us” link located on the NRC's public website at https://www.nrc.gov/​site-help/​e-submittals.html, by email to MSHD.Resource@nrc.gov, or by a toll-free call at 1-866-672-7640. The NRC Electronic Filing Help Desk is available between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding government holidays.

Participants who believe that they have a good cause for not submitting documents electronically must file an exemption request, in accordance with 10 CFR 2.302(g), with their initial paper filing stating why there is good cause for not filing electronically and requesting authorization to continue to submit documents in paper format. Such filings must be submitted by: (1) First class mail addressed to the Office of the Secretary of the Commission, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, Attention: Rulemaking and Adjudications Staff; or (2) courier, express mail, or expedited delivery service to the Office of the Secretary, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, Attention: Rulemaking and Adjudications Staff. Participants filing adjudicatory documents in this manner are responsible for serving the document on all other participants. Filing is considered complete by first-class mail as of the time of deposit in the mail, or by courier, express mail, or expedited delivery service upon depositing the document with the provider of the service. A presiding officer, having granted an exemption request from using E-Filing, may require a participant or party to use E-Filing if the presiding officer subsequently determines that the reason for granting the exemption from use of E-Filing no longer exists.

Documents submitted in adjudicatory proceedings will appear in the NRC's electronic hearing docket which is available to the public at https://adams.nrc.gov/​ehd, unless excluded pursuant to an order of the Commission or the presiding officer. If you do not have an NRC-issued digital ID certificate as described above, click “cancel” when the link requests certificates and you will be automatically directed to the NRC's electronic hearing dockets where you will be able to access any publicly available documents in a particular hearing docket. Participants are requested not to include personal privacy information, such as social security numbers, home addresses, or personal phone numbers in their filings, unless an NRC regulation or other law requires submission of such information. For example, in some instances, individuals provide home addresses in order to demonstrate proximity to a facility or site. With respect to copyrighted works, except for limited excerpts that serve the purpose of the adjudicatory filings and would constitute a Fair Use application, participants are requested not to include copyrighted materials in their submission.

The table below provides the plant name, docket number, date of application, ADAMS accession number, and location in the application of the licensee's proposed NSHC determination. For further details with respect to these license amendment applications, see the application for amendment which is available for public inspection in ADAMS and at the NRC's PDR. For additional direction on accessing information related to this document, see the “Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments” section of this document.

Table 1—License Amendment Request(s)

Duke Energy Progress, LLC; Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1; Brunswick County, NC
Application DateOctober 7, 2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19280C844.
Location in Application of NSHCPage 7-8 of Attachment 1.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment would modify technical specification (TS) requirements to permit the use of risk-informed completion times in accordance with the Technical Specifications Task Force (TSTF) Traveler TSTF-505, Revision 2, “Provide Risk Informed Extended Completion Times—RITSTF [Risk-Informed TSTF] Initiative 4b” (ADAMS Accession No. ML18183A493).
Proposed DeterminationNSHC.
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Name of Attorney for Licensee, Mailing AddressDavid Cummings, Associate General Counsel, Mail Code DEC45, 550 South Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202.
Docket Nos50-400.
NRC Project Manager, Telephone NumberTanya Hood, 301-415-1387.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2; Montgomery County, PA
Application DateNovember 25, 2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19329A212.
Location in Application of NSHCAttachment 1, Page 6 of 7.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe proposed changes involve clarification of Technical Specification 4.0.5 requirements to reflect the allowance provided in 10 CFR 50.69(b)(1)(v) to perform alternative treatment of structures, systems, and components that have been categorized as Risk-Informed Safety Class (RISC) of RISC-3 in accordance with the requirements of 10 CFR 50.69 in lieu of performing inspection and testing in accordance with the requirements of 10 CFR 50.55a(f), Inservice Testing, and 10 CFR 50.55a(g), Inservice Inspection.
Proposed DeterminationNSHC.
Name of Attorney for Licensee, Mailing AddressTamra Domeyer, Associate General Counsel, Exelon Generation Company, LLC, 4300 Winfield Road, Warrenville, IL 60555.
Docket Nos50-352, 50-353.
NRC Project Manager, Telephone NumberV. Sreenivas, 301-415-2597.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Burke County, GA
Application DateNovember 22, 2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19326D430.
Location in Application of NSHCEnclosure 1, Page 18 of 20.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment request proposes to depart from Updated Final Safety Analysis Report Tier 2 information (which includes the plant-specific Design Control Document Tier 2 information) and involves related changes to plant-specific Tier 1 information, with corresponding changes to the associated Combined License Appendix C information. Specifically, the amendment request proposes changes to address potential effects within AP1000 Auxiliary Building spaces following loss of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, or loss of alternating current power events. The licensee also requests an exemption from the provisions of 10 CFR part 52, Appendix D, Section III.B, “Design Certification Rule for the AP1000 Design, Scope and Contents,” to allow a departure from the elements of the certification information in Tier 1 of the generic design control document.
Proposed DeterminationNSHC.
Name of Attorney for Licensee, Mailing AddressM. Stanford Blanton, Balch & Bingham LLP, 1710 Sixth Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203-2015.
Docket Nos52-025, 52-026.
NRC Project Manager, Telephone NumberWilliam Gleaves, 301-415-5848.
Union Electric Company; Callaway Plant, Unit No. 1; Callaway County, MO
Application DateNovember 7, 2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19312B657.
Location in Application of NSHCAttachment 1, page 11, Section 4.2.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe proposed amendment would modify the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 805 performance-based fire protection program and allow use of closed-cell foam thermal insulation materials in limited applications.
Proposed DeterminationNSHC.
Name of Attorney for Licensee, Mailing AddressJay E. Silberg, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 1200 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Docket Nos50-483.
NRC Project Manager, Telephone NumberLee Klos, 301-415-5136.

III. Notice of Issuance of Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses

During the period since publication of the last biweekly notice, the Commission has issued the following amendments. The Commission has determined for each of these amendments that the application complies with the standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), and the Commission's rules and regulations. The Commission has made appropriate findings as required by the Act and the Commission's rules and regulations in 10 CFR chapter I, which are set forth in the license amendment.

A notice of consideration of issuance of amendment to facility operating license or combined license, as applicable, proposed NSHC determination, and opportunity for a hearing in connection with these actions, was published in the Federal Register as indicated.

Unless otherwise indicated, the Commission has determined that these amendments satisfy the criteria for categorical exclusion in accordance with 10 CFR 51.22. Therefore, pursuant to 10 CFR 51.22(b), no environmental impact statement or environmental Start Printed Page 2162assessment need be prepared for these amendments. If the Commission has prepared an environmental assessment under the special circumstances provision in 10 CFR 51.22(b) and has made a determination based on that assessment, it is so indicated.

For further details with respect to the action, see (1) the applications for amendment, (2) the amendment, and (3) the Commission's related letter, Safety Evaluation, and/or Environmental Assessment as indicated. All of these items can be accessed as described in the “Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments” section of this document.

Arizona Public Service Company, et al; Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; Maricopa County, AZ
Date Issued12/18/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19309F304.
Amendment Nos210 (Unit 1); 210 (Unit 2), and 210 (Unit 3).
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendments revised technical specification (TS) requirements in Section 1.3, “Completion Times,” and Section 3.0, “Limiting Condition for Operation (LCO) Applicability” and Section 3.0, “Surveillance Requirement (SR) Applicability,” to clarify and expand the use and application of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3 TS usage rules. These changes are consistent with NRC-approved Technical Specifications Task Force (TSTF) Traveler TSTF-529, Revision 4, “Clarify Use and Application Rules.”.
Docket Nos50-528, 50-529, 50-530.
Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc.; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Unit 1, Fairfield County, SC
Date Issued12/11/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19276D377.
Amendment Nos216.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment revised Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-12 to reflect a name change from “South Carolina Electric & Gas Company” to “Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc.” and other editorial corrections.
Docket Nos50-395.
DTE Electric Company; Fermi, Unit 2; Monroe County, MI
Date Issued12/18/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19288A073.
Amendment Nos215.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment modified surveillance requirements for Technical Specification 3.3.5.3, “Reactor Pressure Vessel (RPV) Water Inventory Control Instrumentation,” to allow for delayed entry into the associated conditions and required actions when a channel is inoperable due to testing.
Docket Nos50-341.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Palisades Nuclear Plant; Van Buren County, MI
Date Issued12/30/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19317D855.
Amendment Nos271.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment revised the Palisades Nuclear Plant Technical Specifications by relocating specific surveillance frequencies to a licensee-controlled program with the implementation of Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 04-10, “Risk-Informed Technical Specifications Initiative 5b, Risk-Informed Method for Control of Surveillance Frequencies.”.
Docket Nos50-255.
Exelon FitzPatrick, LLC and Exelon Generation Company, LLC; James A FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant; LLC; Oswego County, NY
Date Issued12/19/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19295G783.
Amendment Nos331.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment revised the Technical Specifications to remove the ultimate heat sink bar rack heaters from the ultimate heat sink operability requirements.
Docket Nos50-333.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2, Will County, IL; Byron Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2, Ogle County, IL, Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Units 2 and 3; Grundy County, IL, Exelon FitzPatrick, LLC and Exelon Generation Company, LLC; James A FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant; LLC; Oswego County, NY, R. E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC and Exelon Generation Company, LLC; R. E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; Wayne County, NY, Exelon Generation Company, LLC; LaSalle County Station, Units 1 and 2; LaSalle County, IL, Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 and 2; Montgomery County, PA, Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station and Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2; Oswego County, NY, Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3; York County, PA, Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Rock Island County, IL
Date Issued12/18/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19302E700.
Amendment NosBraidwood 204/204, Byron 210/210, Dresden 264/257, FitzPatrick 330, Ginna 135, LaSalle 240/226, Limerick 238/201, Nine Mile Point 240/178, Peach Bottom 330/333, and Quad Cities 277/272.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendments removed the table of contents from the technical specifications for each facility and place them under licensee control.
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Docket NosSTN 50-456, STN 50-457, STN 50-454, STN 50-455, 50-237, 50-249, 50-333, 50-244, 50-373, 50-374, 50-352, 50-353, 50-220, 50-410, 50-277, 50-278, 50-254, and 50-265.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; R. E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; Wayne County, NY
Date Issued12/23/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19325D824.
Amendment Nos136.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment revised Technical Specification 5.5.15, “Containment Leakage Rate Testing Program,” to adopt Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) 94-01, Revision 2-A, “Industry Guideline for Implementing Performance-Based Option of 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix J.” Specifically, the amendment allows the maximum interval for the Integrated Leakage Rate Test (ILRT), also known as Type A test, to be extended permanently from once in 10 years to once in 15 years, and an administrative change to remove the exception under Technical Specification 5.5.15 for the one-time 15-year Type A test interval being performed prior to May 31, 2011.
Docket Nos50-244.
Omaha Public Power District; Fort Calhoun Station, Unit No. 1; Washington County, NE
Date Issued12/11/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19297D677.
Amendment Nos299.
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendment revised the Operating License and the Permanently Defueled Technical Specifications for Fort Calhoun Station to reflect the requirements after removal of all remaining spent nuclear fuel from the spent fuel pool and its transfer to dry cask storage within the Fort Calhoun Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.
Docket Nos50-285.
Tennessee Valley Authority; Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3; Limestone County, AL
Date Issued12/26/2019.
ADAMS Accession NoML19294A011.
Amendment Nos311 (Unit 1), 334 (Unit 2); and 294 (Unit 3).
Brief Description of AmendmentsThe amendments replaced existing technical specification requirements related to “operations with the potential for draining the reactor vessel (OPDRVs)” with new requirements on reactor pressure vessel water inventory control to protect Safety Limit 2.1.1.3. Safety Limit 2.1.1.3 requires reactor vessel water level to be greater than the top of active irradiated fuel.
Docket Nos50-259, 50-260, 50-296.
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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 6th day of January, 2020.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Gregory F. Suber,

Deputy Director, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.

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[FR Doc. 2020-00170 Filed 1-13-20; 8:45 am]

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