Exelon Generating Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site and Associated Public Meeting, 12022 [05-4669]

Download as PDF 12022 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 46 / Thursday, March 10, 2005 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 52–007] Exelon Generating Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site and Associated Public Meeting Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC, the Commission) has published NUREG–1815, ‘‘Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site: Draft Report for Comment.’’ The site is located near the town of Clinton in DeWitt County, Illinois. The application for the ESP was submitted by letter dated September 25, 2003, pursuant to Title 10 Code of the Federal Regulations Part 52 (10 CFR part 52). The application included a site redress plan in accordance with 10 CFR 52.17(c) and 52.25. If the site redress plan is incorporated in an approved ESP, then the applicant may carry out certain site preparation work and preliminary construction activities. A notice of receipt and availability of the application, which included the environmental report (ER), was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2003 (68 FR 61020). A notice of acceptance for docketing of the application for the ESP was published in the Federal Register on October 30, 2003 (68 FR 61835). A notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and to conduct the scoping process was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2003 (68 FR 66130). The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that NUREG–1815, ‘‘Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site: Draft Report for Comment,’’ is available for public inspection in the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from the Publicly Available Records (PARS) component of NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS), and will also be placed directly on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov. ADAMS is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html (the Public Electronic Reading Room). Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should contact the PDR reference staff at 1– 800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr@nrc.gov. In addition, the VerDate jul<14>2003 18:28 Mar 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 Vespasian Warner Public Library, located at 310 North Quincy Street, Clinton, Illinois 61727, has agreed to make the DEIS available for public inspection. The NRC staff will hold a public meeting to present an overview of the DEIS and to accept public comments on the document. The public meeting will be held at the Vespasian Warner Public Library, located at 310 North Quincy Street, Clinton, Illinois 61727, on Tuesday, April 19, 2005. The meeting will convene at 7 p.m. and will continue until 10 p.m., as necessary. The meeting will be transcribed and will include: (1) A presentation of the contents of the DEIS, and (2) the opportunity for interested government agencies, organizations, and individuals to provide comments on the draft report. Additionally, the NRC staff will host informal discussions one hour before the start of the meeting at the library. No formal comments on the DEIS will be accepted during the informal discussions. To be considered, comments must be provided either at the transcribed public meeting or in writing. Persons may register to attend or present oral comments at the meeting by contacting Ms. Jennifer Davis, by telephone at 1–800–368–5642, extension 3835, or by Internet to the NRC at ClintonEIS@nrc.gov no later than April 13, 2005. Members of the public may also register to speak at the meeting within 15 minutes of the start of the meeting. Individual oral comments may be limited by the time available, depending on the number of persons who register. Members of the public who have not registered may also have an opportunity to speak, if time permits. Ms. Davis will need to be contacted no later than April 13, 2005, if special equipment or accommodations are needed to attend or present information at the public meeting, so that the NRC staff can determine whether the request can be accommodated. Members of the public may send written comments on the DEIS concerning the Exelon ESP application to the Chief, Rules and Directives Branch, Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration, Mailstop T–6D59, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, and should cite the publication date and page number of this Federal Register Notice. Comments may also be delivered to Room T–6D59, Two White Flint North, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. during Federal workdays. To be considered, written comments should be postmarked by May 25, 2005. Electronic comments may PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be sent by the Internet to the NRC at ClintonEIS@nrc.gov. Electronic submissions should be sent no later than May 25, 2005. Comments will be available electronically and accessible through the NRC’s PERR link at http:// www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jennifer Davis, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555– 0001. Ms. Davis may be contacted at the aforementioned telephone number or email address. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 2nd day of March, 2005. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Pao-Tsin Kuo, Program Director, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 05–4669 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 158th meeting on March 15–17, 2005, Room T–2B3, Two White Flint North, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The date of this meeting was previously published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 (69 FR 71084). The schedule for this meeting is as follows: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 10:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.: Opening Statement (Open)—The ACNW Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 10:40 a.m.–11:40 a.m.: Preparation of ACNW Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss potential letter report on the Status of High-Significant Agreements Associated with the Proposed HLW Repository. Other potential letter reports may be discussed. 1 p.m.–3 p.m.: Preparation for the March 16, 2005 Briefing with NRC Commissioners (Open)—The Committee will review the briefing materials to be discussed with the Commission on March 16, 2005. 3 p.m.–5 p.m.: Preparation for Visit to the Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses (CNWRA) (Open)—The E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Docket No. 52-007]


Exelon Generating Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at 
the Exelon ESP Site and Associated Public Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC, the Commission) has published NUREG-1815, ``Environmental Impact 
Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site: Draft 
Report for Comment.'' The site is located near the town of Clinton in 
DeWitt County, Illinois. The application for the ESP was submitted by 
letter dated September 25, 2003, pursuant to Title 10 Code of the 
Federal Regulations Part 52 (10 CFR part 52). The application included 
a site redress plan in accordance with 10 CFR 52.17(c) and 52.25. If 
the site redress plan is incorporated in an approved ESP, then the 
applicant may carry out certain site preparation work and preliminary 
construction activities. A notice of receipt and availability of the 
application, which included the environmental report (ER), was 
published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2003 (68 FR 61020). A 
notice of acceptance for docketing of the application for the ESP was 
published in the Federal Register on October 30, 2003 (68 FR 61835). A 
notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and to 
conduct the scoping process was published in the Federal Register on 
November 25, 2003 (68 FR 66130).
    The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that NUREG-1815, 
``Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the 
Exelon ESP Site: Draft Report for Comment,'' is available for public 
inspection in the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) located at One White 
Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland 
20852, or from the Publicly Available Records (PARS) component of NRC's 
Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS), and will 
also be placed directly on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov. 
ADAMS is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/
reading-rm/adams.html (the Public Electronic Reading Room). Persons who 
do not have access to ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the 
documents located in ADAMS, should contact the PDR reference staff at 
1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. In addition, 
the Vespasian Warner Public Library, located at 310 North Quincy 
Street, Clinton, Illinois 61727, has agreed to make the DEIS available 
for public inspection.
    The NRC staff will hold a public meeting to present an overview of 
the DEIS and to accept public comments on the document. The public 
meeting will be held at the Vespasian Warner Public Library, located at 
310 North Quincy Street, Clinton, Illinois 61727, on Tuesday, April 19, 
2005. The meeting will convene at 7 p.m. and will continue until 10 
p.m., as necessary. The meeting will be transcribed and will include: 
(1) A presentation of the contents of the DEIS, and (2) the opportunity 
for interested government agencies, organizations, and individuals to 
provide comments on the draft report. Additionally, the NRC staff will 
host informal discussions one hour before the start of the meeting at 
the library. No formal comments on the DEIS will be accepted during the 
informal discussions. To be considered, comments must be provided 
either at the transcribed public meeting or in writing. Persons may 
register to attend or present oral comments at the meeting by 
contacting Ms. Jennifer Davis, by telephone at 1-800-368-5642, 
extension 3835, or by Internet to the NRC at ClintonEIS@nrc.gov no 
later than April 13, 2005. Members of the public may also register to 
speak at the meeting within 15 minutes of the start of the meeting. 
Individual oral comments may be limited by the time available, 
depending on the number of persons who register. Members of the public 
who have not registered may also have an opportunity to speak, if time 
permits. Ms. Davis will need to be contacted no later than April 13, 
2005, if special equipment or accommodations are needed to attend or 
present information at the public meeting, so that the NRC staff can 
determine whether the request can be accommodated.
    Members of the public may send written comments on the DEIS 
concerning the Exelon ESP application to the Chief, Rules and 
Directives Branch, Division of Administrative Services, Office of 
Administration, Mailstop T-6D59, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001, and should cite the publication date and 
page number of this Federal Register Notice. Comments may also be 
delivered to Room T-6D59, Two White Flint North, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. during Federal 
workdays. To be considered, written comments should be postmarked by 
May 25, 2005. Electronic comments may be sent by the Internet to the 
NRC at ClintonEIS@nrc.gov. Electronic submissions should be sent no 
later than May 25, 2005. Comments will be available electronically and 
accessible through the NRC's PERR link at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-
rm/adams.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jennifer Davis, License Renewal and 
Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement 
Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555-
0001. Ms. Davis may be contacted at the aforementioned telephone number 
or e-mail address.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 2nd day of March, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Pao-Tsin Kuo,
Program Director, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program, 
Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
Regulation.
[FR Doc. 05-4669 Filed 3-9-05; 8:45 am]
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