[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 168 (Friday, August 29, 2014)]
[Pages 51625-51626]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20670]



[Docket No. 70-7018; NRC-2013-0115]

Tennessee Valley Authority for Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant Unit 
2; Special Nuclear Materials License Renewal

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License renewal; issuance.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has renewed 
Materials License No. SNM-2014 held by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 
to possess, inspect and store an initial core of special nuclear 
material (SNM) in the form of fresh fuel assemblies at TVA's Watts Bar 
site in Spring City, Tennessee. On August, 23, 2012, TVA submitted its 
renewal application for their SNM license to extend their license 
expiration. NRC has reviewed TVA's license renewal application and 
submittals, and has renewed TVA's license to expire on September 30, 

DATES: August 29, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0115 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:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0115. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: [email protected]. For technical questions, contact 
the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
of this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and 
then select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, 
please contact the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 
1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by email to [email protected]. For 
the convenience of the reader, the ADAMS accession numbers are provided 
in a table in the ``Further Information'' section of this document.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marilyn Diaz, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-287-9068, email: 
[email protected].


I. Background

    Pursuant to Section 2.106 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR), the NRC is providing notice of the issuance of 
License Renewal to Material License No. SNM-2014, to continue to 
possess, inspect and store an initial core of SNM in the form of fresh 
fuel assemblies at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 site in Spring 
City, Tennessee. This license is subject to the requirements of 10 CFR 
Part 70, Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material. The licensee's 
request for renewal of its license was previously noticed in the 
Federal Register on August 22, 2013 (78 FR 52219), with a notice of an 
opportunity to request a hearing. No hearing requests were received. In 
accordance with 10 CFR Part 51, an environmental assessment of this 
action was completed and a finding of no significant impact was 
published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2013 (78 FR 76328).
    This license renewal complies with the standards and requirements 
of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and the NRC's rules and 
regulations as set forth in 10 CFR Chapter 1. Accordingly, this license 
renewal was issued on July 24, 2014, and is effective immediately.

II. Further Information

    The NRC has prepared a Safety Evaluation Report that documents the 
information that was reviewed and the NRC's conclusion In accordance 
with 10 CFR 2.390 of the NRC's ``Rules of Practice,'' the details with 
respect to this action, including the SER and accompanying 
documentation and license, are available electronically at the NRC's 
Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. 
From this site, you can access the NRC's Agencywide Document Access and 
Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and image files of the 
NRC's public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for the documents 
related to this notice are:

1 TVA's renewal application for Watt  ML12278A337
 Bar Unit 2 part 70 license, August
 23, 2012.
2 Response to Request for Additional  ML13189A033
 Information, July 1, 2013.
3 Renewal of SNM-2014 For WBN-2       ML14050A169
 Letter to J. Grimes, July 24, 2014.
4 NRC Safety Evaluation Report, July  ML14050A171
 24, 2014.
5 Renewed Special Materials License   ML14050A170
 for WBN-2, July 24, 2014.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 25 day of August, 2014.

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    For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Marilyn Diaz,
Project Manager, Fuel Manufacturing Branch, Division of Fuel Cycle 
Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and 
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