[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 236 (Thursday, December 9, 2010)]
[Page 76757]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-30956]



[Docket Nos. 50-498, 50-499; NRC-2010-0375]

STP Nuclear Operating Company; Notice of Receipt and Availability 
of Application for Renewal of South Texas Project, Units 1 and 2; 
Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-76 and NPF-80 for an Additional 20-
Year Period

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or Commission) has 
received an application, dated October 25, 2010, from STP Nuclear 
Operating Company, filed pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy 
Act of 1954, as amended, and Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations part 54 (10 CFR part 54), to renew the operating licenses 
for the South Texas Project (STP), Units 1 and 2. Renewal of the 
licenses would authorize the applicant to operate each facility for an 
additional 20-year period beyond the period specified in the respective 
current operating licenses. The current operating license for STP Unit 
1 (NPF-76) expires on August 20, 2027. STP Unit 1 is a pressurized 
water reactor designed by Westinghouse. The current operating license 
for STP Unit 2 expires on December 15, 2028. STP Unit 2 is a 
pressurized water reactor designed by Westinghouse. Both units are 
located 12 miles south southwest of Bay City, TX. The acceptability of 
the tendered application for docketing, and other matters including an 
opportunity to request a hearing, will be the subject of subsequent 
Federal Register notices.
    Copies of the application are available to the public at the 
Commission's Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint 
North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 or through the 
Internet from the NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management 
System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room under Accession Number 
ML103010256. The ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room is accessible 
from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. In 
addition, the application is available at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/licensing/renewal/applications.html. Persons who do not have 
access to the Internet or who encounter problems in accessing the 
documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC's PDR reference staff 
at 1-800-397-4209, extension 4737, or by e-mail to [email protected].
    A copy of the license renewal application for the STP, Units 1 and 
2, is also available to local residents near the site at the Bay City 
Public Library, 1100 7th Street, Bay City, TX 77414.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 23rd day of November, 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
A. Louise Lund,
Acting Deputy Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2010-30956 Filed 12-8-10; 8:45 am]