[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 121 (Tuesday, June 24, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35817-35818]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14701]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 70-3103; NRC-2010-0264]


Uranium Enrichment Fuel Cycle Inspection Reports Regarding 
Louisiana Energy Services, National Enrichment Facility, Eunice, New 
Mexico, Prior to the Commencement of Operations

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff has 
conducted inspections of the Louisiana Energy Services, LLC, National 
Enrichment Facility in Eunice, New Mexico, and has authorized the 
introduction of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) into cascades 
numbered 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11 and 4.12. In addition, the NRC 
verified that the systems, structures, and components designed to 
support safe operation of the Cylinder Receipt and Dispatch Building 
Liquid Effluent Collection and Transfer System and Small Component 
Decontamination Train Authorization of the facility have been 
constructed in accordance with the requirements of the approved 
license.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2010-0264 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access publicly-available information related to this action by the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2010-0264. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact 
the individual 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 pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The 
ADAMS accession number for each document referenced in this document 
(if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time 
that a document is referenced. In addition, for the convenience of the 
reader, the ADAMS accession numbers are provided in a table in the 
section of this document entitled, II. Availability of Documents.
     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: Michael Raddatz, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-287-9124; email: 
Michael.Raddatz@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Further Information

    The NRC staff has prepared inspection reports documenting its 
findings in accordance with the requirements of the NRC's Inspection 
Manual, and these reports are available for review as specified in 
Section II of this notice. The publication of this notice satisfies the 
requirements of Section 70.32(k) of Title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR), and Section 193(c) of the Atomic Energy Act of 
1954, as amended.
    The introduction of UF6 into any module of the National 
Enrichment Facility is not permitted until the NRC completes an 
operational readiness and management measures verification review to 
verify that management measures that ensure compliance with the 
performance requirements of 10 CFR 70.61 have been implemented and 
confirms that the facility has been constructed in accordance with the 
license and will be operated safely. Subsequent operational readiness 
and management measures verification reviews will continue throughout 
the various phases of plant construction and, upon completion of these 
subsequent phases, additional notices of the operation approval letters 
will be

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published in the Federal Register in accordance with 10 CFR 70.32(k).

II. Availability of Documents

    Documents related to this action, including the application for 
amendment and supporting documentation, are available online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this site, you can access the NRC's ADAMS, which 
provides text and image files of NRC's public documents. Inspection 
reports associated with the approval letters are referenced in the 
letters and are also available electronically in ADAMS. Accession 
numbers for the approval letters are being noticed here as follows:
    NRC Cascades Authorization Letters:

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                                                        ADAMS accession
      Authorization letters               Date                No.
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Cascade numbered 4.6............  November 1, 2013...        ML13305A239
Cascade numbered 4.7............  November 26, 2013..        ML13330A565
Cascade numbered 4.8............  December 18, 2013..        ML13353A481
Cascade numbered 4.9............  May 14, 2014.......        ML14134A477
Cascade numbered 4.10...........  March 4, 2014......        ML14063A025
Cascade numbered 4.11...........  March 11, 2014.....        ML14070A285
Cascade numbered 4.12...........  April 7, 2014......        ML14097A331
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    NRC Authorization Letters Related to the Cylinder Receipt and 
Dispatch Building (CRDB):

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                                                        ADAMS accession
      Authorization letters               Date                No.
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CRDB Liquid Effluent Collection   August 13, 2013....        ML13225A542
 and Transfer System and Small
 Component Decontamination Train
 Authorization.
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    NRC Inspection Reports:

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                                                        ADAMS accession
      Inspection report No.               Date                No.
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IR 07003103/2013-004............  October 31, 2013...        ML13305A074
IR 07003103/2013-007............  January 28, 2014...        ML14031A103
IR 07003103/2013-005............  January 31, 2014...        ML14031A285
IR 07003103/2013-202............  February 7, 2014...        ML14028A073
IR 07003103/2014-001............  March 11, 2014.....        ML14070A239
IR 07003103/2014-002............  April 24, 2014.....        ML14115A022
IR 07003103/2014-201............  May 9, 2014........        ML14119A448
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    If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems in 
accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC PDR reference 
staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737 or by email to 
pdr.resource@nrc.gov.
    These documents may also be viewed electronically on the public 
computers located at the NRC's PDR, O1-F21, One White Flint North, 
11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The PDR reproduction 
contractor will copy documents for a fee.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 11th day of June, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Thomas A. Grice,
Acting Chief, Uranium Enrichment Branch, Division of Fuel Cycle Safety 
and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
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