Extension of Public Comment Period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Moore Ranch In-Situ Recovery Project in Campbell County, WY; Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for In-Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities, 6065-6066 [2010-2528]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 24 / Friday, February 5, 2010 / Notices NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–305; NRC–2010–0041] srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc.; Kewaunee Power Station; Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplement 40 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants and Public Meetings for the License Renewal of Kewaunee Power Station Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or Commission) has published a draft plant-specific supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (GEIS), NUREG–1437, regarding the renewal of Operating License No. DPR–43 for an additional 20 years of operation for Kewaunee Power Station (KPS). KPS is located in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, on the west-central shore of Lake Michigan. Possible alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy sources. The draft Supplement 40 to the GEIS is publicly available at the NRC Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). The ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room is accessible at http://adamswebsearch.nrc.gov/ dologin.htm. The Accession Number for the draft Supplement 40 to the GEIS is ML100240002. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should contact the NRC’s PDR reference staff by telephone at 1–800–397–4209, or 301–415–4737, or by e-mail at pdr.resource@nrc.gov. In addition, a copy of the draft supplement to the GEIS is available to local residents near the site at the Kewaunee Public Library, 822 Juneau Street, Kewaunee, Wisconsin 54216. Any interested party may submit comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS for consideration by the NRC staff. To be considered, comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS and the proposed action must be received by April 23, 2010; the NRC staff is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. Comments received after the due date will be considered only if it is practical to do so. Written comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS should be sent to: Chief, Rulemaking and Directives Branch, Division of Administrative VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:26 Feb 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 Services, Office of Administration, Mailstop TWB 5B01, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Electronic comments may be submitted to the NRC by e-mail at KewauneeEIS.Resource@nrc.gov. All comments received by the Commission, including those made by Federal, State, local agencies, Native American Tribes, or other interested persons, will be made available electronically at the Commission’s PDR in Rockville, Maryland, and through ADAMS. The NRC staff will hold a public meeting to present an overview of the draft plant-specific supplement to the GEIS and to accept public comments on the document. The public meeting will be held on March 24, 2010, at the City of Carlton Town Hall, N1296 Town Hall Road, Kewaunee, WI 54216. There will be two sessions to accommodate interested parties. The first session will convene at 1:30 p.m. and will continue until 4:30 p.m., as necessary. The second session will convene at 7 p.m. and will continue until 10 p.m., as necessary. Both meetings will be transcribed and will include: (1) A presentation of the contents of the draft plant-specific supplement to the GEIS, 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 prior to the start of each session at the same location. No comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS 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 pre-register to attend or present oral comments at the meeting by contacting Ms. Vanice Perin, the NRC Environmental Project Manager at 1–800–368–5642, extension 8143, or by e-mail at Vanice.Perin@nrc.gov, no later than Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Members of the public may also register to provide oral comments within 15 minutes of the start of each session. Individual, oral comments may be limited by the time available, depending on the number of persons who register. If special equipment or accommodations are needed to attend or present information at the public meeting, the need should be brought to Ms. Perin’s attention no later than March 16, 2010, to provide the NRC staff adequate notice to determine whether the request can be accommodated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vanice Perin, Projects Branch 1, Division of License Renewal, Office of PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6065 Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail Stop O–11F1, Washington, DC 20555– 0001. Ms. Perin may be contacted at the aforementioned telephone number or email address. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of January, 2010. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Bo M. Pham, Chief, Projects Branch 1, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2010–2552 Filed 2–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2009–0364] Extension of Public Comment Period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Moore Ranch In-Situ Recovery Project in Campbell County, WY; Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for InSitu Leach Uranium Milling Facilities AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Extension of Public Comment Period. SUMMARY: This notice revises a notice published on Friday, December 11, 2009, in the Federal Register (74 FR 65806), which announced, in part, that the public comment period for the NRC’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) for the Moore Ranch In-Situ Recovery (ISR) Project closes on February 1, 2010. The purpose of this notice is to extend the public comment period on the Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project to March 3, 2010. DATES: Members of the public have been submitting written comments on the Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project since the initial notice of availability was published on December 11, 2009 (74 FR 65806). In response to multiple requests received in writing, the comment period on the Draft SEIS is being extended to March 3, 2010. The NRC will consider comments received or postmarked after that date to the extent practical. Written comments should be submitted as described in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. Please include Docket ID NRC–2009– 0364 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 E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1 6066 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 24 / Friday, February 5, 2010 / Notices Federal rulemaking Web site http:// www.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–2009–0364. Comments may be submitted electronically through this Web site. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher at 301–492– 3668, or e-mail at 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 may also send comments electronically to MooreRanchISRSEIS@nrc.gov. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information on the NRC’s NEPA process, or the environmental review process related to the Draft SEIS, please contact Behram Shroff, Project Manager, Environmental Review Branch, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection (DWMEP), Mail Stop T–8F5, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, by phone at 1 (800) 368–5642, extension 0666. For general or technical information associated with the safety and licensing of uranium milling facilities, please contact Stephen Cohen, Team Lead, Uranium Recovery Branch, DWMEP, Mail Stop T–8F5, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, by phone at 1 (800) 368–5642, extension 7182. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction As stated previously, in response to several requests during the public comment period, the NRC is extending the Draft SEIS comment period close date from February 1, 2010, to March 3, 2010. The comment period extension is in response to public comments VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:26 Feb 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 indicating (1) the original comment period for the Draft SEIS included multiple Federal holidays, and (2) the Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project was published concurrently with two additional NRC Draft SEISs (the Lost Creek ISR Project in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, and the Nichols Ranch ISR Project in Campbell and Johnson Counties, Wyoming). Following the end of the public comment period, the NRC staff will publish a Final SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project that addresses, as appropriate, the public comments on the Draft SEIS. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 1st day of February, 2010. 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. II. Further Information Publicly available documents related to this notice can be accessed 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 PDR reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, (301) 415–4737, or by e-mail to Pdr.Resource@nrc.gov. The ‘‘Environmental Impact Statement for the Moore Ranch ISR Project in Campbell County, Wyoming— Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for InSitu Leach Uranium Milling Facilities’’ is available electronically under ADAMS Accession Number ML093350050. The Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project also may be accessed on the internet at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/ by selecting ‘‘NUREG–1910.’’ The Draft SEIS will be Supplement 1 to NUREG– 1910. To facilitate review, links to NEPA documents developed by other federal agencies that were referenced in the Draft SEIS will be provided at the aforementioned internet address. Additionally, a copy of the Draft SEIS will be available at the following public library: Campbell County Public Library, 2101 South 4J Road, Gillette, Wyoming 82718, 307–687–0009. [NRC–2008–0339] PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2010–2528 Filed 2–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Extension of Public Comment Period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Nichols Ranch InSitu Recovery Project in Campbell and Johnson Counties, WY; Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for In-Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Extension of Public Comment Period. SUMMARY: This notice revises a notice published on Friday, December 11, 2009, in the Federal Register (74 FR 65808), which announced, in part, that the public comment period for the NRC’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) for the Nichols Ranch In-Situ Recovery (ISR) Project closes on February 1, 2010. The purpose of this notice is to extend the public comment period on the Draft SEIS for the Nichols Ranch ISR Project to March 3, 2010. DATES: Members of the public have been submitting written comments on the Draft SEIS for the Nichols Ranch ISR Project since the initial notice of availability was published on December 11, 2009 (74 FR 65808). In response to multiple requests received in writing, the comment period on the Draft SEIS is being extended to March 3, 2010. The NRC will consider comments received or postmarked after that date to the extent practical. Written comments should be submitted as described in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. Please include Docket ID NRC–2008– 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 http:// www.regulations.gov. Because your comments will not be edited to remove E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2009-0364]


Extension of Public Comment Period on the Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement for the Moore Ranch In-Situ Recovery Project in 
Campbell County, WY; Supplement to the Generic Environmental Impact 
Statement for In-Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Extension of Public Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: This notice revises a notice published on Friday, December 11, 
2009, in the Federal Register (74 FR 65806), which announced, in part, 
that the public comment period for the NRC's Draft Supplemental 
Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) for the Moore Ranch In-Situ 
Recovery (ISR) Project closes on February 1, 2010. The purpose of this 
notice is to extend the public comment period on the Draft SEIS for the 
Moore Ranch ISR Project to March 3, 2010.

DATES: Members of the public have been submitting written comments on 
the Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project since the initial notice 
of availability was published on December 11, 2009 (74 FR 65806). In 
response to multiple requests received in writing, the comment period 
on the Draft SEIS is being extended to March 3, 2010. The NRC will 
consider comments received or postmarked after that date to the extent 
practical. Written comments should be submitted as described in the 
ADDRESSES section of this notice.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. 
Please include Docket ID NRC-2009-0364 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

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Federal rulemaking Web site http://www.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-2009-0364. Comments may 
be submitted electronically through this Web site. Address questions 
about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher at 301-492-3668, or e-mail at 
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 may also send comments electronically to 
MooreRanchISRSEIS@nrc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information on the NRC's 
NEPA process, or the environmental review process related to the Draft 
SEIS, please contact Behram Shroff, Project Manager, Environmental 
Review Branch, Division of Waste Management and Environmental 
Protection (DWMEP), Mail Stop T-8F5, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by phone at 1 (800) 368-5642, 
extension 0666. For general or technical information associated with 
the safety and licensing of uranium milling facilities, please contact 
Stephen Cohen, Team Lead, Uranium Recovery Branch, DWMEP, Mail Stop T-
8F5, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by 
phone at 1 (800) 368-5642, extension 7182.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Introduction

    As stated previously, in response to several requests during the 
public comment period, the NRC is extending the Draft SEIS comment 
period close date from February 1, 2010, to March 3, 2010. The comment 
period extension is in response to public comments indicating (1) the 
original comment period for the Draft SEIS included multiple Federal 
holidays, and (2) the Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project was 
published concurrently with two additional NRC Draft SEISs (the Lost 
Creek ISR Project in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, and the Nichols Ranch 
ISR Project in Campbell and Johnson Counties, Wyoming).
    Following the end of the public comment period, the NRC staff will 
publish a Final SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project that addresses, as 
appropriate, the public comments on the Draft SEIS.

II. Further Information

    Publicly available documents related to this notice can be accessed 
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 PDR 
reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, (301) 415-4737, or by e-mail to 
Pdr.Resource@nrc.gov. The ``Environmental Impact Statement for the 
Moore Ranch ISR Project in Campbell County, Wyoming--Supplement to the 
Generic Environmental Impact Statement for In-Situ Leach Uranium 
Milling Facilities'' is available electronically under ADAMS Accession 
Number ML093350050.
    The Draft SEIS for the Moore Ranch ISR Project also may be accessed 
on the internet at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/nuregs/staff/ by selecting ``NUREG-1910.'' The Draft SEIS will be 
Supplement 1 to NUREG-1910. To facilitate review, links to NEPA 
documents developed by other federal agencies that were referenced in 
the Draft SEIS will be provided at the aforementioned internet address. 
Additionally, a copy of the Draft SEIS will be available at the 
following public library: Campbell County Public Library, 2101 South 4J 
Road, Gillette, Wyoming 82718, 307-687-0009.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 1st day of February, 2010.

    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.
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