[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 213 (Thursday, November 4, 1999)]
[Pages 60243-60244]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-28861]



[Docket No. 72-10]

Northern States Power Company, Prairie Island Nuclear Power 
Plant; Notice of Docketing of the Materials License SNM-2506 Amendment, 
Application for the Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage 

    By letter dated August 31, 1999, Northern States Power Company 
(NSP) submitted an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC or the

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Commission) in accordance with 10 CFR Part 72 requesting the amendment 
of the Prairie Island independent spent fuel storage installation 
(ISFSI) license (SNM-2506) and the Technical Specifications for the 
ISFSI located in Goodhue County, Minnesota. NSP is seeking Commission 
approval to amend the materials license and the ISFSI Technical 
Specifications to allow storage of burnable poison rod assemblies and 
thimble plug devices in the TN-40 storage casks at the Prairie Island 
    This application was docketed under 10 CFR Part 72; the ISFSI 
Docket No. is 72-10 and will remain the same for this action. The 
amendment of an ISFSI license is subject to the Commission's approval.
    The Commission may issue either a notice of hearing or a notice of 
proposed action and opportunity for hearing in accordance with 10 CFR 
72.46(b)(1) or, if a determination is made that the amendment does not 
present a genuine issue as to whether public health and safety will be 
significantly affected, take immediate action on the amendment in 
accordance with 10 CFR 72.46(b)(2) and provide notice of the action 
taken and an opportunity for interested persons to request a hearing or 
whether the action should be rescinded or modified.
    For further details with respect to this application, see the 
application dated August 31, 1999, which is available for public 
inspection at the Commission's Public Document Room, 2120 L Street, NW, 
Washington, DC 20555 and at the Local Public Document Room located at 
the Technology and Science Department, Minneapolis Public Library, 300 
Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 20th day of October 1999.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
E. William Brach,
Director, Spent Fuel Project Office, Office of Nuclear Material Safety 
and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 99-28861 Filed 11-3-99; 8:45 am]