[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 114 (Thursday, June 13, 2013)]
[Pages 35646-35647]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-14082]



[Docket Nos.: 50-454, 50-455, 50-456, 50-457; NRC-2013-0126]

Byron Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, and Braidwood Nuclear 
Station, Units 1 and 2

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License renewal application; Notice of receipt and 


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an 
application, dated May 29, 2013, from Exelon Generation Company, LLC, 

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pursuant to Section 103 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 
and according to NRC's regulations, to renew the operating licenses for 
the Byron Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2 (Byron), and the Braidwood 
Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2 (Braidwood). Renewal of the licenses 
would authorize the applicant to operate each facility for an 
additional 20-year period beyond the period specified in the respective 
current operating licenses.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2013-0126 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access information related to this document, which the NRC 
possesses and are publicly available, using any of the following 
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2013-0126. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-492-
3668; 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 access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library 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]. The application is available 
in ADAMS under Accession No. ML131550528. The ADAMS accession number 
for each document referenced in this notice (if that document is 
available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is 
     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: John Daily, Senior Project Manager, 
Projects Branch 1, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear 
Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555; telephone: 301-415-3873; email: [email protected].

    The current operating licenses for Byron expire as follows: Unit 1 
(NPF-37) on October 31, 2024, and Unit 2 (NPF-66) on November 6, 2026. 
The current operating licenses for Braidwood expire as follows: Unit 1 
(NPF-72) on October 17, 2026, and Unit 2 (NPF-77) on December 18, 2027. 
All four units are pressurized-water reactors designed by Westinghouse; 
Byron is located near Byron, IL, and Braidwood is located near 
Braidwood, IL. The acceptability of the tendered application for 
docketing, and other matters, including an opportunity to request a 
hearing, will be the subject of subsequent Federal Register notices.
    Copies of the application are available to the public at the 
Commission's Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint 
North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852, or through the 
internet from the NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management 
System (ADAMS) Public Electronic Reading Room under Accession Number 
ML131550528. The ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room is accessible 
from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. In 
addition, the application is available at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/licensing/renewal/applications.html. Persons who do not have 
access to the internet or who encounter problems in accessing the 
documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC's PDR reference staff 
at 1-800-397-4209, extension 4737, or by email to [email protected].
    A copy of the license renewal application for Byron, Units 1 and 2, 
and Braidwood, Units 1 and 2, is also available to local residents near 
the respective sites at both the Byron Public Library, 100 S. 
Washington Street, Byron, IL 61010, and the Fossil Ridge (Braidwood) 
Public Library, 386 W. Kennedy Road, Braidwood, IL 60408.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this June 6, 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
John W. Lubinski,
Director, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
[FR Doc. 2013-14082 Filed 6-12-13; 8:45 am]