Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Nov. 22.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted for review Nuclear Development’s
application to transfer the construction permits for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s unfinished
Bellefonte reactors near Scottsboro, Ala. Nuclear Development submitted the permit transfer
application on Nov. 13, 2018, and supplemented its application earlier this year following
discussions with NRC staff.
The NRC has published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to intervene in an
adjudicatory hearing regarding the application. Petitions to intervene in a hearing must be filed by
Dec. 23, by anyone whose interest may be affected by the proposed transfer and who would like to
participate as a party in the proceeding. More information on the hearing process is available on the
The application, less proprietary details, also is available on the NRC website. Accepting the
application for review, or “docketing” the application, does not indicate whether the Commission
will approve or reject the request.
Original source can be found here.