United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for December 5, 2005

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REGION III

CONSUMERS ENERGY ANNOUNCES PLAN TO SELL PALISADES NUCLEAR PLANT

Licensee/Facility:

NUCLEAR MANAGEMENT CO., LLC
Palisades
COVERT, Michigan
Dockets: 05000255
[1] CE
License No:
Notification:

MR Number: 3-2005-0022
Date: 12/05/2005

Press release

Discussion:

On December 5, 2005, Consumers Energy announced its plans to sell the Palisades Nuclear Plant. Consumers Energy will establish a competitive bid process expected to lead to a sale in 2007. The NRC will have to approve the transfer of the plant's operating license to a new owner. Palisades is currently licensed to operate until 2011. The Company has filed with the NRC seeking to renew the license for 20 additional years. The licensee issued a press release today.

Regional Action: Information only

Accession Numbers:

Accession No Accession Date
ML053390185 12/05/2005

Contacts:

Name Office Abbrev Phone No E-Mail
LIPA, CHRISTINE A R3 (630) 829-9619 CAL@nrc.gov
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