Notice of Issuance of Early Site Permit (ESP) for Grand Gulf ESP Site Located 25 Miles South of the City of Vicksburg, MS, 19217-19218 [E7-7261]

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Dated: April 9, 2007. Douglas A. Comstock, Director, Innovative Partnerships Program Office. [FR Doc. E7–7214 Filed 4–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 052–00009] Notice of Issuance of Early Site Permit (ESP) for Grand Gulf ESP Site Located 25 Miles South of the City of Vicksburg, MS Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of issuance of Early Site Permit. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George F. Wunder, Senior Project Manager, ABWR/ESBWR Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Telephone: (301) 415–1494; Fax number: (301) 415–2102; e-mail: gfw@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction Pursuant to 10 CFR 2.106, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing notice of the issuance of Early Site Permit (ESP) ESP–002 to System Energy Resources Inc. (SERI, or the permit holder), for approval of a site located near Port Gibson, Mississippi, approximately 25 miles south of the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi, for one or more nuclear power reactors; this action E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 19218 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 73 / Tuesday, April 17, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES is separate from the filing of an application for a construction permit or combined license for such a facility. The NRC has found that the application for an ESP filed by SERI complies with the applicable requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and the applicable rules and regulations of the Commission, and all required notifications to other agencies or bodies have been duly made. Based on consideration of the site criteria contained in 10 CFR Part 100, a reactor, or reactors, having design characteristics that fall within the site characteristics and controlling parameters of the Grand Gulf ESP Site can be constructed and operated without undue risk to the health and safety of the public. There is reasonable assurance that the permit holder will comply with the regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, and the health and safety of the public will not be endangered. Issuance of an ESP to the permit holder will not be inimical to the common defense and security or the health and safety of the public. There is no significant impediment to the development of emergency plans, as referenced in 10 CFR 52.17(b)(1) and 10 CFR 52.18. The descriptions of contacts and arrangements made with Federal, State, and local governmental agencies with emergency planning responsibilities, as referenced in 10 CFR 52.17(b)(3), are acceptable. Major features A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K, L, O, and P of the emergency plan are acceptable to the extent specified in NUREG–1840, ‘‘Safety Evaluation Report for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Grand Gulf Site.’’ The issuance of this ESP is in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and with applicable sections of 10 CFR Part 51 as referenced by Subpart A of 10 CFR Part 52, and all applicable requirements therein have been satisfied. The permit holder’s request for the proposed permit was previously noticed in the Federal Register on January 16, 2004, (69 FR 2636), with a notice of hearing and opportunity to petition for leave to intervene. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Apr 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 This ESP complies with the standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and NRC’s rules and regulations as set forth in 10 CFR Chapter I and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969. Accordingly, this ESP was issued on April 5, 2007, and is effective immediately. II. Further Information The NRC has prepared a Safety Evaluation Report (SER) and Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), that document the information that was reviewed and NRC’s conclusions. In accordance with 10 CFR 2.390 of the NRC’s ‘‘Rules of Practice,’’ details with respect to this action, including the SER, FEIS, and accompanying documentation included in the ESP package, are available electronically at the NRC’s Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. From this site, members of the public can access the NRC’s Agencywide Document Access and Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and image files of NRC’s public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for the documents related to this notice are: ML070780457 ML061070443 ML060900037 ML032960291 Issuance of Early Site Permit for System Energy Resources, Inc.—Grand Gulf Site (ESP–002). NUREG–1840—‘‘Safety Evaluation Report for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at Grand Gulf Site’’. NUREG–1817—‘‘Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Grand Gulf ESP Site’’ Final Report. Grand Gulf Early Site Permit Application, Part 1, Cover and Table of Contents. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) Reference staff PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. These documents may also be viewed electronically on the public computers located at the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR), O 1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The PDR reproduction contractor will copy documents for a fee. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 9th day of April, 2007. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 73 (Tuesday, April 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19217-19218]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 052-00009]


Notice of Issuance of Early Site Permit (ESP) for Grand Gulf ESP 
Site Located 25 Miles South of the City of Vicksburg, MS

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of Early Site Permit.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George F. Wunder, Senior Project 
Manager, ABWR/ESBWR Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor 
Licensing, Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001. Telephone: (301) 415-1494; Fax number: (301) 
415-2102; e-mail: gfw@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Introduction

    Pursuant to 10 CFR 2.106, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
is providing notice of the issuance of Early Site Permit (ESP) ESP-002 
to System Energy Resources Inc. (SERI, or the permit holder), for 
approval of a site located near Port Gibson, Mississippi, approximately 
25 miles south of the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi, for one or more 
nuclear power reactors; this action

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is separate from the filing of an application for a construction permit 
or combined license for such a facility. The NRC has found that the 
application for an ESP filed by SERI complies with the applicable 
requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and the 
applicable rules and regulations of the Commission, and all required 
notifications to other agencies or bodies have been duly made. Based on 
consideration of the site criteria contained in 10 CFR Part 100, a 
reactor, or reactors, having design characteristics that fall within 
the site characteristics and controlling parameters of the Grand Gulf 
ESP Site can be constructed and operated without undue risk to the 
health and safety of the public. There is reasonable assurance that the 
permit holder will comply with the regulations in 10 CFR Chapter I, and 
the health and safety of the public will not be endangered. Issuance of 
an ESP to the permit holder will not be inimical to the common defense 
and security or the health and safety of the public.
    There is no significant impediment to the development of emergency 
plans, as referenced in 10 CFR 52.17(b)(1) and 10 CFR 52.18. The 
descriptions of contacts and arrangements made with Federal, State, and 
local governmental agencies with emergency planning responsibilities, 
as referenced in 10 CFR 52.17(b)(3), are acceptable. Major features A, 
B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K, L, O, and P of the emergency plan are 
acceptable to the extent specified in NUREG-1840, ``Safety Evaluation 
Report for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Grand Gulf Site.'' The 
issuance of this ESP is in accordance with the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and with applicable sections of 10 CFR 
Part 51 as referenced by Subpart A of 10 CFR Part 52, and all 
applicable requirements therein have been satisfied. The permit 
holder's request for the proposed permit was previously noticed in the 
Federal Register on January 16, 2004, (69 FR 2636), with a notice of 
hearing and opportunity to petition for leave to intervene.
    This ESP complies with the standards and requirements of the Atomic 
Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and NRC's rules and regulations as set 
forth in 10 CFR Chapter I and the National Environmental Policy Act 
(NEPA) of 1969. Accordingly, this ESP was issued on April 5, 2007, and 
is effective immediately.

II. Further Information

    The NRC has prepared a Safety Evaluation Report (SER) and 
Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), that document the information 
that was reviewed and NRC's conclusions. In accordance with 10 CFR 
2.390 of the NRC's ``Rules of Practice,'' details with respect to this 
action, including the SER, FEIS, and accompanying documentation 
included in the ESP package, are available electronically at the NRC's 
Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. 
From this site, members of the public can access the NRC's Agencywide 
Document Access and Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and 
image files of NRC's public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for 
the documents related to this notice are:

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ML070780457............................  Issuance of Early Site Permit
                                          for System Energy Resources,
                                          Inc.--Grand Gulf Site (ESP-
                                          002).
ML061070443............................  NUREG-1840--``Safety Evaluation
                                          Report for an Early Site
                                          Permit (ESP) at Grand Gulf
                                          Site''.
ML060900037............................  NUREG-1817--``Environmental
                                          Impact Statement for an Early
                                          Site Permit (ESP) at the Grand
                                          Gulf ESP Site'' Final Report.
ML032960291............................  Grand Gulf Early Site Permit
                                          Application, Part 1, Cover and
                                          Table of Contents.
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    Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems 
in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC 
Public Document Room (PDR) Reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-
4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov.
    These documents may also be viewed electronically on the public 
computers located at the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR), O 1 F21, One 
White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The 
PDR reproduction contractor will copy documents for a fee.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 9th day of April, 2007.
    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Mohammed Shuaibi,
Chief, ESBWR/ABWR Projects Branch 1, Division of New Reactor Licensing, 
Office of New Reactors.
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