83 FR 196 pgs. 50964-50965 - NexEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center

Type: NOTICEVolume: 83Number: 196Pages: 50964 - 50965
Docket number: [Docket No. 50-331; NRC-2018-0116]
FR document: [FR Doc. 2018-21913 Filed 10-9-18; 8:45 am]
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version
Pages: 50964, 50965

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 50-331; NRC-2018-0116]

NexEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC; Duane Arnold Energy Center

AGENCY:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

License amendment application; withdrawal by applicant.

SUMMARY:

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of NextEra Energy Duane Arnold, LLC (NextEra) to withdraw its application dated December 15, 2017, for a proposed amendment to Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC), Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-49. The proposed change would have modified Technical Specifications (TS) 3.6.1.7, "Suppression Chamber-to-Drywell Vacuum Breakers," by revising the required number of operable vacuum breakers for opening from six to five. Subsequently, by letter dated August 30, 2018, NextEra withdrew the amendment request.

DATES:

The effective date of the withdrawal of the license amendment application is October 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES:

Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2018-0116 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods:


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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mahesh Chawla, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-8371: email: Mahesh.Chawla@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The NRC has granted the request of NextEra to withdraw its December 15, 2017 (ADAMS Accession No. ML17352A335), application for proposed amendment to DAEC, Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-49, located in Linn County, Iowa.

The proposed change would have modified Technical Specifications (TS) 3.6.1.7, "Suppression Chamber-to-Drywell Vacuum Breakers," by revising the required number of operable vacuum breakers for opening from six to five.

The Commission had previously issued a notice of consideration of issuance of amendment published in the Federal Register on July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31194). However, by letter dated August 30, 2018, the licensee withdrew the proposed change (ADAMS Accession No. ML18242A510).

For further details with respect to this action, see the application for amendment dated December 15, 2017, and the licensee's letter dated August 30, 2018, which withdrew the application for license amendment.

Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 3rd day of October 2018.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Mahesh L. Chawla,

Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch Ill, Division of Operating Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.

[FR Doc. 2018-21913 Filed 10-9-18; 8:45 am]

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