[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 164 (Thursday, August 25, 2005)]
[Pages 49952-49953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-4646]



[Docket No. 50-346]

Firstenergy Nuclear Operating Company, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power 
Station, Unit 1; Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendment to 
Facility Operating License

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the Commission) has granted 
the request of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (the licensee) to 
withdraw its August 25, 2003, application for proposed amendment to 
Facility Operating License No. NPF-3; for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power 
Station, Unit No. 1, located in Ottawa County, Ohio.
    The proposed amendment would have revised the Technical 
Specifications (TSs) pertaining to the Steam and Feedwater Rupture 
Control System (SFRCS) instrumentation setpoints and surveillance 

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Specifically, the proposed amendment would have clearly identified the 
appropriate actions to be taken if an SFRCS instrumentation channel's 
output logic becomes inoperable; relocated the SFRCS instrumentation 
trip setpoints from the TSs to the Updated Safety Analysis Report; and 
decreased the SFRCS instrument channel functional test frequency from 
monthly to quarterly and made associated changes to the trip setpoint 
allowable values.
    The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of 
Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on September 
30, 2003 (68 FR 56343). However, by letter dated August 9, 2005, the 
licensee withdrew the proposed change.
    For further details with respect to this action, see the 
application for amendment dated August 25, 2003 (Agencywide Documents 
Access and Management System (ADAMS) Accession No. ML032410076), as 
supplemented by letter dated June 4, 2004 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML041610286), and the licensee's letter dated August 9, 2005 (ADAMS 
Accession No. ML052230259), which withdrew the application for license 
amendment. Documents may be examined, and/or copied for a fee, at the 
NRC's Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 
Public File Area 01 F21, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, 
Maryland. Publicly available records will be accessible electronically 
from the ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room on the internet at the 
NRC Web site, http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams/html. Persons who do 
not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the 
documents located in ADAMS, should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff 
by telephone at 1-800-397-4209, or 301-415-4737 or by email to 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of August 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
William A. Macon, Jr.,
Project Manager, Section 2, Project Directorate III, Division of 
Licensing Project Management, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E5-4646 Filed 8-24-05; 8:45 am]