[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 121 (Thursday, June 23, 2016)]
[Pages 40929-40930]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-14865]



[Project No. PROJ0785; NRC-2016-0119]

Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Early site permit application; receipt.


SUMMARY: On May 12, 2016, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) filed 
with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), an application for 
an early site permit (ESP) for the Clinch River Nuclear Site located in 
Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

DATES: The ESP application is available as of May 26, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2016-0119, 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-2016-0119. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; email: [email protected]. For technical questions, contact 
the individuals 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 related to the 
application 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 ``Availability of 
Documents'' 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: Allen Fetter, Office of New Reactors, 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, 
telephone: 301-415-8556, email: [email protected].


I. Introduction

    Pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy Act, as amended, and 
part 52 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), 
``Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants,'' 
the applicant,

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TVA, filed an application with the NRC for an ESP in Oak Ridge, 
Tennessee. In accordance with dubpart A of 10 CFR part 52, an applicant 
may seek an ESP separate from the filing of an application for a 
construction permit (CP) or combined license (COL) for a nuclear power 
facility. The ESP process allows resolution of issues relating to 
siting. At any time during the period of an ESP (up to 20 years), the 
permit holder may reference the permit in an application for a CP or 

II. Further Information

    The NRC will publish subsequent Federal Register notices addressing 
the acceptability of the tendered ESP application for docketing and 
provisions for public participation in the ESP application review 

III. Availability of Documents

    The following table indicates the ADAMS accession number or Web 
site where application documents are available to interested persons.

               Document title                                   ADAMS accession No. or Web site
Application Transmittal letter for ESP for    ML16139A752.
 Clinch River Nuclear Site.
Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit   ML16144A033.
 Application, Part 1, Administrative
Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit   ML16144A074.
 Application, Part 2, Site Safety Analysis
Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit   ML16144A145.
 Application, Part 3, Environmental Report.
Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit   ML16144A150.
 Application, Part 5, Emergency Plan.
Clinch River Nuclear Site Early Site Permit   ML16144A151.
 Application, Part 6, Exemptions and
Early Site Permit Application--Clinch River   http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/esp/clinch-river.html.
 Nuclear Site Web site.

    The NRC will post publically available materials related to this 
application in ADAMS and on the NRC's public Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/esp/clinch-river.html.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of June 2016.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Francis M. Akstulewicz,
Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors.
[FR Doc. 2016-14865 Filed 6-22-16; 8:45 am]