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authority to act for the requester/ NUCLEAR REGULATORY environmental assessment and finding
petitioner. COMMISSION of no significant impact.
In accordance with 10 CFR 2.309 (g), [Docket Nos: STN 50–456; STN 50–457; STN Environmental Assessment
a request for hearing and/or petition for 50–454; STN 50–455; 50–461; 50–10; 50–
leave to intervene may also address the 237; 50–249; 50–373; 50–374; 50–352; 50– Identification of the Proposed Action
selection of the hearing procedures, 353; 50–219; 50–171; 50–277; 50–278; 50– The proposed action would exempt
254; 50–265; 50–289; 50–295; 50–304] the licensees from the requirements of
taking into account the provisions of 10
CFR 2.310. Exelon Generation Company, LLC; 10 CFR 50.54(a)(3), pertaining to
Amergen Energy Company, LLC; submitting periodic quality assurance
III. Further Information topical report (QATR) changes that do
Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2;
Byron Station, Units 1 and 2; Clinton not reduce commitments. The schedule
Documents related to this action,
Power Station, Unit 1; Dresden Nuclear for submitting QATR changes is
including the application for
Power Station, Units 1, 2, and 3; described in 10 CFR 50.71(e)(4), which
amendment and supporting
Lasalle County Station, Units 1 and 2; requires that changes must be filed
documentation, are available annually or 6 months after each
electronically at the NRC’s Electronic Limerick Generating Station, Units 1
And 2; Oyster Creek Nuclear refueling outage provided the interval
Reading Room at between successive updates does not
reading-rm/adams.html. From this site, Generating Station; Peach Bottom
Atomic Power Station, Units 1, 2 and exceed 24 months. The licensees are
you can access the NRC’s Agencywide proposing that changes to the common
3; Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station,
Document Access and Management QATR that do not reduce commitments
Units 1 and 2; Three Mile Island
System (ADAMS), which provides text be submitted on a 24-month calendar
Nuclear Station, Unit 1; and Zion
and image files of NRC’s public Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; schedule, not to exceed 24 months from
documents. The ADAMS accession Environmental Assessment and the previous submittal. The proposed
numbers for the documents related to Finding of No Significant Impact schedule for submitting changes to the
this notice are: common QATR will not be coincident
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory with any plant’s refueling outage
Revision 4 of the DP: ML060790152 Commission (NRC) is considering schedule or Updated Final Safety
Inspection Report 030–29288/2005–001: issuance of a schedular exemption from Analysis Report periodic updates.
ML051610344, ML051610355, Title 10 of the Code of Federal The proposed action is in accordance
ML051610362 Regulations (10 CFR) Part 50, with the licensee’s application dated
Confirmatory Survey Report: § 50.54(a)(3), for the following facility December 14, 2005.
operating licenses issued to Exelon
ML051610610 The Need for the Proposed Action
Generation Company, LLC, and
Public Meeting Notice: ML060060065 AmerGen Energy Company, LLC (the The proposed action is requested in
Public Meeting Summary: licensees) for operation of Facility order to eliminate a significant
ML060450407 Operating License Nos. NPF–72 and administrative and regulatory burden
NPF–77 for the Braidwood Station, that would not serve the underlying
Public Meeting Attendance List:
Units 1 and 2, located in Will County, purpose of the rule. The action relates
Illinois; NPF–37 and NPF–66 for the to the periodic submittal of changes to
Public Meeting Summary Attachments: Byron Station, Units 1 and 2, located in the licensees’ common QATR that do
ML060450457 Ogle County, Illinois; NPF–62 for the not reduce commitments, are strictly
If you do not have access to ADAMS Clinton Power Station, Unit 1, located administrative changes, and which have
or if there are problems in accessing the in DeWitt County, Illinois; DPR–2, DPR– no effect on the operation of the
19, and DPR–25 for the Dresden Nuclear licensees’ nuclear power facilities.
documents located in ADAMS, contact
Power Station, Units 1, 2, and 3, located
the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) Environmental Impacts of the Proposed
in Grundy County, Illinois; NPF–11 and
Reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301– Action
NPF–18 for the LaSalle County Station,
415–4737, or by email to Units 1 and 2, located in LaSalle The NRC has completed its evaluation
These documents may also be viewed County, Illinois; NPF–39 and NPF–85 of the proposed action and concludes
electronically on the public computers for Limerick Generating Station, Units 1 that the proposed exemption is
located at the NRC’s PDR, O 1 F21, One and 2, located in Montgomery County, administrative and would not affect any
White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pennsylvania; DPR–16 for Oyster Creek plant equipment, operation, or
Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The PDR Nuclear Generating Station, located in procedures.
reproduction contractor will copy Ocean County, New Jersey; DPR–12, The proposed action will not
documents for a fee. DPR–44, and DPR–56 for Peach Bottom significantly increase the probability or
Dated at King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, this Atomic Power Station, Units 1, 2, and consequences of accidents. No changes
12th day of May 2006. 3, located in York and Lancaster are being made in the types of effluents
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Counties, Pennsylvania; DPR–29 and that may be released off site. There is no
DPR–30 for the Quad Cities Nuclear significant increase in the amount of
Marie Miller,
Power Station, Units 1 and 2, located in any effluent released off site. There is no
Chief, Decommissioning Branch, Division of Rock Island County, Illinois; DPR–50 for significant increase in occupational or
Nuclear Materials Safety Region I. the Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, public radiation exposure. Therefore,
[FR Doc. E6–7788 Filed 5–19–06; 8:45 am] Unit 1, located in Dauphin County, there are no significant radiological
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BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Pennsylvania; and DPR–39 and DPR–48 environmental impacts associated with
for the Zion Nuclear Power Station, the proposed action.
Units 1 and 2, located in Lake County, With regard to potential non-
Illinois. Therefore, as required by 10 radiological impacts, the proposed
CFR 51.21, the NRC is issuing this action does not have a potential to affect

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29360 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 98 / Monday, May 22, 2006 / Notices

any historic sites. It does not affect non- Dyckman, and Mr. Michael Murphy, NUCLEAR REGULATORY
radiological plant effluents and has no Bureau of Radiation Protection, COMMISSION
other environmental impact. Therefore, Pennsylvania Department of
[Docket No. 030–01182]
there are no significant non-radiological Environmental Protection, on March 31,
environmental impacts associated with April 3 and 17, 2006, respectively; and Notice of Availability of Environmental
the proposed action. New Jersey State official for Oyster Assessment and Finding of No
Accordingly, the NRC concludes that Creek Station, Mr. Richard Pinney, Significant Impact for License
there are no significant environmental Bureau of Nuclear Engineering, New Amendment to Byproduct Materials
impacts associated with the proposed
Jersey Department of Environmental License No. 52–01986–01, for
Protection, on April 3, 2006. The State Termination of the License and
Environmental Impacts of the officials had no comments. Unrestricted Release of the University
Alternatives to the Proposed Action of Puerto Rico’s Facility in Rio Piedras,
Finding of No Significant Impact Puerto Rico
As an alternative to the proposed
action, the NRC staff considered denial On the basis of the environmental AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory
of the proposed action (i.e., the ‘‘no- assessment, the NRC concludes that the Commission.
action’’ alternative). Denial of the proposed action will not have a ACTION: Issuance of Environmental
application would result in no change significant effect on the quality of the Assessment and Finding of No
in current environmental impacts. The human environment. Accordingly, the Significant Impact for License
environmental impacts of the proposed NRC has determined not to prepare an Amendment.
action and the alternative action are the environmental impact statement for the
Alternative Use of Resources For further details with respect to the Marjorie McLaughlin, Project Manager,
Decommissioning Branch, Division of
The proposed action does not involve proposed action, see the licensee’s letter
Nuclear Materials Safety, Region I, U.S.
the use of any different resources than dated December 14, 2005. Documents
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475
those previously considered in the Final may be examined, and/or copied for a
Allendale Road, King of Prussia,
Environmental Statements related to the fee, at the NRC’s Public Document Pennsylvania, 19406. Telephone: (610)
ownership or operation of Braidwood Room (PDR), located at One White Flint 337–5240; fax number: (610) 337–5269;
Station, Units 1 and 2, NUREG–1026, North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), or by e-mail:
dated June 1984; Byron Station, Units 1 Rockville, Maryland. Publicly available SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
and 2, NUREG–0848, dated April 1982; records will be accessible electronically
Clinton Power Station, Unit 1, NUREG– from the Agencywide Documents I. Introduction
0854, dated May 1982; Dresden Nuclear Access and Management System The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
Power Station, Units 1, 2, and 3, dated (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Commission (NRC) is considering the
November 1973, and for Dresden Room on the Internet at the NRC Web issuance of a license amendment to
Nuclear Power Station, Units 2 and 3, site, Byproduct Materials License No. 52–
NUREG–1437, Supplement 17, dated
adams.html. Persons who do not have 01986–01. This license is held by the
June 2004; LaSalle County Station,
access to ADAMS or who encounter University of Puerto Rico (the Licensee),
Units 1 and 2, NUREG–0486, dated
problems in accessing the documents for its Agricultural Experiment Station
November 1978; Limerick Generating
located in ADAMS should contact the (the Facility) located at 1193 Guayacan
Station, Units 1 and 2, dated November
NRC PDR Reference staff at 1–800–397– St., Botanical Gardens, Rio Piedras, San
1973; Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating
4209 or 301–415–4737, or send an e- Juan, Puerto Rico. Issuance of the
Station, dated December 1974; Peach
mail to amendment would authorize release of
Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 1,
the Facility for unrestricted use and
2, and 3, dated April 1973, and for Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 15th day termination of the NRC license. The
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, of May 2006. Licensee requested this action in a letter
Units 2 and 3, NUREG–1437, For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. dated September 28, 2004. The NRC has
Supplement 10, dated January 2003; Kahtan N. Jabbour, prepared an Environmental Assessment
Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station,
Senior Project Manager, Plant Licensing (EA) in support of this proposed action
Units 1 and 2, dated September 1972,
Branch III–2, Division of Operating Reactor in accordance with the requirements of
and NUREG–1437, Supplement 16,
Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations
dated June 2004; Three Mile Island, Regulation. (CFR), part 51 (10 CFR part 51). Based
Unit 1, dated December 1972; and Zion
[FR Doc. E6–7786 Filed 5–19–06; 8:45 am] on the EA, the NRC has concluded that
Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2,
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P a Finding of No Significant Impact
dated December 1972.
(FONSI) is appropriate with respect to
Agencies and Persons Consulted the proposed action. The amendment
Regarding the environmental impact will be issued to the Licensee following
of the proposed action, the NRC staff the publication of this FONSI and EA in
consulted with the following officials: the Federal Register.
Illinois State official for the facilities in II. Environmental Assessment
Illinois, Mr. Frank Niziolek, Bureau of
Nuclear Facility Safety, Illinois Identification of Proposed Action
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Emergency Management Agency, on The proposed action would approve

March 28, 2006; Commonwealth of the Licensee’s September 28, 2004,
Pennsylvania officials for Limerick, license amendment request resulting in
Peach Bottom, and Three Mile Island release of the Facility for unresticted use
Stations, Mr. David Ney, Mr. Dennis and the termination of its NRC materials

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