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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 5, 2009 / Notices srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES or process source material at the proposed ISR facilities. The license review process analyzes the construction, operation, and decommissioning of ISR facilities and restoration of the aquifer from which the uranium is being extracted. The ISR facilities would be located in Campbell and Johnson Counties, Wyoming, approximately 46 miles south-southwest of Gillette, Wyoming and approximately 61 miles north-northeast of Casper, Wyoming. The applicant would be issued an NRC license under the provisions of 10 CFR part 40. Other alternatives not listed here may be identified through the environmental review process. 4.0 Environmental Impact Areas To Be Analyzed The following areas have been tentatively identified for analysis in the SEIS: • Land Use: Plans, policies, and controls; • Transportation: Transportation modes, routes, quantities, and risk estimates; • Geology and Soils: Physical geography, topography, geology, and soil characteristics; • Water Resources: Surface and groundwater hydrology, water use and quality, and the potential for degradation; • Ecology: Wetlands, aquatic, terrestrial, economically and recreationally important species, and threatened and endangered species; • Air Quality: Meteorological conditions, ambient background, pollutant sources, and the potential for degradation; • Noise: Ambient, sources, and sensitive receptors; • Historical and Cultural Resources: Historical, archaeological, and traditional cultural resources; • Visual and Scenic Resources: Landscape characteristics, manmade features and viewshed; • Socioeconomics: Demography, economic base, labor pool, housing, transportation, utilities, public services/ facilities, and education; • Environmental Justice: Potential disproportionately high and adverse impacts to minority and low-income populations; • Public and Occupational Health: Potential public and occupational consequences from construction, routine operation, transportation, and credible accident scenarios (including natural events); • Waste Management: Types of wastes expected to be generated, handled, and stored; and VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:54 Aug 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 • Cumulative Effects: Impacts from past, present, and reasonably foreseeable actions at and near the site(s). This list is not intended to be all inclusive, nor is it a predetermination of potential environmental impacts. 5.0 The NEPA Process The SEIS for the Nichols Ranch ISR Project will be prepared pursuant to the NRC’s NEPA Regulations at 10 CFR part 51. The NRC will continue its environmental review of the application and as soon as practicable, the NRC and its contractor will prepare and publish a draft SEIS. NRC currently plans to have a 45-day public comment period for the draft SEIS. Availability of the draft SEIS and the dates of the public comment period will be announced in the Federal Register and the NRC Web site: http://www.nrc.gov. The final SEIS will include responses to public comments received on the draft SEIS. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 28th day of July 2009. For The Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Patrice M. Bubar, Deputy Director, Environmental Protection and Performance Assessment Directorate, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs. [FR Doc. E9–18687 Filed 8–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2009–0339] Notice of Publication of Draft Revision 2, NUREG–1520, ‘‘Standard Review Plan for the Review of a License Application for a Fuel Cycle Facility’’ and Opportunity To Provide Comments AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of availability of the proposed revision to NUREG–1520 and request for public comment. SUMMARY: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the availability of a revision to NUREG– 1520, ‘‘Standard Review Plan for the Review of a License Application for a Fuel Cycle Facility’’ for public comment. DATES: Comments on these documents should be submitted by September 21, 2009. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. To ensure efficient and complete comment resolution, PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39117 comments should include references to the section, page, and line numbers of the document to which the comment applies, if possible. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. Please include Docket ID NRC–2009– 0339 in the subject line of your comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be posted on the NRC Web site and on the Federal rulemaking Web site Regulations.gov. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. The NRC requests that any party soliciting or aggregating comments received from other persons for submission to the NRC inform those persons that the NRC will not edit their comments to remove any identifying or contact information, and therefore, they should not include any information in their comments that they do not want publicly disclosed. Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for documents filed under Docket ID NRC–2009–0339. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher 301–492–3668; e-mail Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. Mail comments to: Michael T. Lesar, Chief, Rulemaking and Directives Branch (RDB), Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWB–05– B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001, or by fax to RDB at (301) 492– 3446. You can access publicly available documents related to this notice using the following methods: NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR): The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly available documents at the NRC’s PDR, Public File Area O1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are available electronically at the NRC’s Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/ reading-rm/adams.html. From this page, the public can gain entry into ADAMS, which provides text and image files of NRC’s public documents. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC’s E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 39118 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 5, 2009 / Notices PDR reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The Standard Review Plan (NUREG–1520) is available electronically under ADAMS Accession Number ML091470567. Federal Rulemaking Web site: Public comments and supporting materials related to this notice can be found at http://www.regulations.gov by searching on Docket ID: NRC–2009–0339. Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Hearing Excepted Service September 3, 2009. AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). ACTION: Notice. 2 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2009. TIME AND DATE: PLACE: Offices of the Corporation, Twelfth Floor Board Room, 1100 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Hearing open to the Public at 2 p.m. PURPOSE: Public Hearing in conjunction with each meeting of OPIC’s Board of Directors, to afford an opportunity for any person to present views regarding the activities of the Corporation. The standard review plan (SRP) for the review of a license application for a fuel cycle facility (NUREG–1520) provides NRC staff guidance for reviewing and evaluating the safety, health, and environmental protection aspects of applications for licenses to possess and use SNM to produce nuclear reactor fuel. The licensing guidance revision is also intended to provide information needed to better risk-inform the preoperational readiness reviews. Specifically, items or features or aspects of the design identified during the licensing review as important, will be highlighted to verify compliance with specific commitments during the preoperational readiness reviews. The SRP has been updated to improve and enhance the guidance by providing increased clarity and definition in specific areas of the licensing program and adding additional guidance in areas where information was lacking or not suitably addressed. This effort was focused on improving both the clarity, and also consistency, of the SRP, with the Agency positions that support compliance with current regulations. In addition, this revision has been reformatted and reorganized to improve the consistency within the document. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT STATUS: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ´ Cinthya Roman Cuevas, Chemical Engineer, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001 by telephone at 301– 492–3224 or e-mail at cinthya.roman@nrc.gov. Dated at Rockville, MD, this 28th day of July 2009. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Michael Tschiltz, Deputy Director, Fuel Facility Licensing Directorate, Division of Fuel Cycle Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 149 (Wednesday, August 5, 2009)]
[Notices]
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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2009-0339]


Notice of Publication of Draft Revision 2, NUREG-1520, ``Standard 
Review Plan for the Review of a License Application for a Fuel Cycle 
Facility'' and Opportunity To Provide Comments

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of availability of the proposed revision to NUREG-1520 
and request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is announcing the 
availability of a revision to NUREG-1520, ``Standard Review Plan for 
the Review of a License Application for a Fuel Cycle Facility'' for 
public comment.

DATES: Comments on these documents should be submitted by September 21, 
2009. Comments received after that date will be considered to the 
extent practicable. To ensure efficient and complete comment 
resolution, comments should include references to the section, page, 
and line numbers of the document to which the comment applies, if 
possible.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. 
Please include Docket ID NRC-2009-0339 in the subject line of your 
comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be 
posted on the NRC Web site and on the Federal rulemaking Web site 
Regulations.gov. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any 
identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against 
including any information in your submission that you do not want to be 
publicly disclosed.
    The NRC requests that any party soliciting or aggregating comments 
received from other persons for submission to the NRC inform those 
persons that the NRC will not edit their comments to remove any 
identifying or contact information, and therefore, they should not 
include any information in their comments that they do not want 
publicly disclosed.
    Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and 
search for documents filed under Docket ID NRC-2009-0339. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher 301-492-3668; e-mail 
Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov.
    Mail comments to: Michael T. Lesar, Chief, Rulemaking and 
Directives Branch (RDB), Division of Administrative Services, Office of 
Administration, Mail Stop: TWB-05-B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, or by fax to RDB at (301) 492-
3446.
    You can access publicly available documents related to this notice 
using the following methods:
    NRC's Public Document Room (PDR): The public may examine and have 
copied for a fee publicly available documents at the NRC's PDR, Public 
File Area O1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland.
    NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): 
Publicly available documents created or received at the NRC are 
available electronically at the NRC's Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this page, the public can gain 
entry into ADAMS, which provides text and image files of NRC's public 
documents. If you do not have access to ADAMS or if there are problems 
in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, contact the NRC's

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PDR reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to 
pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The Standard Review Plan (NUREG-1520) is 
available electronically under ADAMS Accession Number ML091470567.
    Federal Rulemaking Web site: Public comments and supporting 
materials related to this notice can be found at http://www.regulations.gov by searching on Docket ID: NRC-2009-0339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cinthya Rom[aacute]n Cuevas, Chemical 
Engineer, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001 by telephone 
at 301-492-3224 or e-mail at cinthya.roman@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The standard review plan (SRP) for the 
review of a license application for a fuel cycle facility (NUREG-1520) 
provides NRC staff guidance for reviewing and evaluating the safety, 
health, and environmental protection aspects of applications for 
licenses to possess and use SNM to produce nuclear reactor fuel. The 
licensing guidance revision is also intended to provide information 
needed to better risk-inform the preoperational readiness reviews. 
Specifically, items or features or aspects of the design identified 
during the licensing review as important, will be highlighted to verify 
compliance with specific commitments during the preoperational 
readiness reviews.
    The SRP has been updated to improve and enhance the guidance by 
providing increased clarity and definition in specific areas of the 
licensing program and adding additional guidance in areas where 
information was lacking or not suitably addressed. This effort was 
focused on improving both the clarity, and also consistency, of the 
SRP, with the Agency positions that support compliance with current 
regulations. In addition, this revision has been reformatted and 
reorganized to improve the consistency within the document.

    Dated at Rockville, MD, this 28th day of July 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Michael Tschiltz,
Deputy Director, Fuel Facility Licensing Directorate, Division of Fuel 
Cycle Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and 
Safeguards.
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