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[Federal Register: January 24, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 15)]
[Page 3168]
 From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[Docket No. 50-255]

Nuclear Management Company, LLC; Palisades Nuclear Plant; Notice
of Issuance of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-20 for an
Additional 20-Year Period; Record of Decision

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(the Commission) has issued Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-
20 to Nuclear Management Company, LLC (licensee), the operator of the
Palisades Nuclear Plant (PNP). Renewed Facility Operating License No.
DPR-20 authorizes operation of PNP by the licensee at reactor core
power levels not in excess of 2565.4 megawatts thermal in accordance
with the provisions of the PNP renewed license and its Technical
    The notice also serves as the record of decision for the renewal of
Facility Operating License No. DPR-20, consistent with 10 CFR 51.103 of
the Commission's regulations. The factors considered in the Record of
Decision can be found in the Supplemental Environmental Impact
Statement (FSEIS) for PNP.
    The PNP plant is a Pressurized Water Reactor located in Van Buren
County, MI.
    The application for the renewed license complied with the standards
and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the
Act), and the Commission's regulations. As required by the Act and the
Commission's regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, the Commission has made
appropriate findings, which are set forth in the license. Prior public
notice of the action involving the proposed issuance of the renewed
license and of an opportunity for a hearing regarding the proposed
issuance of the new license was published in the Federal Register on
June 8, 2005 (70 FR 33533). For further details with respect to this
action, see:
    (1) Nuclear Management Company, LLC's license renewal application
for Palisades Nuclear Plant, dated March 22, 2005, as supplemented by
letters dated through July 5, 2006; (2) the Commission's safety
evaluation report (NUREG-1871), dated December 2006; (3) the licensee's
updated safety analysis report; and (4) the Commission's final
environmental impact statement (NUREG-1437, Supplement 27, for the
Palisades Nuclear Plant, dated October 12, 2006). These documents are
available at the NRC's Public Document Room, One White Flint North,
11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, and can be viewed from
the NRC Public Electronic Reading Room at <A HREF="http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html";>http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html</A>.

    Copies of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR-20, may be
obtained by writing to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
Washington, DC 20555-0001, Attention: Director, Division of License
Renewal. Copies of the Palisades Nuclear Plant Safety Evaluation Report
(NUREG-1871) and the final environmental impact statement (NUREG-1437,
Supplement 27) may be purchased from the National Technical Information
Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, Virginia 22161
(<A HREF="http://www.ntis.gov";>http://www.ntis.gov</A>), (703) 605-6000, or from the U.S. Government
Printing Office, Attention: Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box
37082, Washington, DC 20402-9328 (<A HREF="http://www.gpoaccess.gov";>http://www.gpoaccess.gov</A>), (202) 512-
1800. All orders should clearly identify the NRC publication number and
the requestor's Government Printing Office deposit account number or
VISA or MasterCard number and expiration date.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 17th day of January, 2007.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Pao-Tsin Kuo,
Acting Division Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of
Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
 [FR Doc. E7-972 Filed 1-23-07; 8:45 am]



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