[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 131 (Monday, July 9, 2012)]
[Pages 40384-40385]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16658]



[Docket No. 50-328; NRC-2012-0160]

Tennessee Valley Authority; Notice of Withdrawal of Application 
for Amendment to Facility Operating License

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) has 
granted the request of Tennessee Valley Authority (the licensee) to 
withdraw its August 31, 2011, application as supplemented by letters 
dated November 28, 2011, January 27, February 29, and March 8, 2012, 
for proposed amendment to Facility

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Operating License No. DPR-79 for the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, Unit 2, 
located in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
    The proposed change would have revised the Technical Specifications 
to allow opening of one of the penetration hatches in the shield 
building dome for up to five hours per day, six days per calendar week 
while in modes 1 through 4 during SQN, Unit 2 Cycle 18, and until 
entering Mode 5 at the start of the SQN, Unit 2 fall 2012 refueling 
    The Commission had previously issued a Notice of Consideration of 
Issuance of Amendment published in the Federal Register on November 15, 
2011 (76 FR 70775). However, by letter dated June 7, 2012, the licensee 
withdrew the proposed change.
    For further details with respect to this action, see the 
application for amendment dated August 31, 2011, and the licensee's 
letter dated June 7, 2012, 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, 
Room O1-F21, 1555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland 
20852. Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are 
accessible electronically through the Agencywide Documents Access and 
Management System (ADAMS) in the NRC Library at 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 27th day of June 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Siva P. Lingam,
Project Manager, Plant Licensing Branch II-2, Division of Operating 
Reactor Licensing, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. 2012-16658 Filed 7-6-12; 8:45 am]