Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities, 17163 [2016-06914]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 59 / Monday, March 28, 2016 / Notices Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; comment request. ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a threeyear extension of its Contractor Legal Management Requirements, OMB Control Number 1910–5115. The proposed collection will require covered DOE contractors and subcontractors to submit to DOE counsel a legal management plan within 60 days following execution of a contract or request of the contracting officer. Covered contractors must also submit an annual legal budget that includes cost projections for matters defined as significant matters. The budget detail will depend on the nature of the activities and complexity of the matters included in the budget. The regulation further requires covered contractors to submit staffing and resource plans addressing matters defined as significant matters in litigation. The regulation requires covered contractors to submit certain information related to litigation initiated against the contractor before initiating defensive litigation, offensive litigation, or entering into a settlement agreement. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or April 27, 2016. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202–395–4718. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, and to Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@ hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Mulch, eric.mulch@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5115; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Contractor Legal Management Requirements; (3) Type of Review: extension; (4) Purpose: the information collection to be extended has been and will be used to form the basis for DOE actions on requests from the contractors for reimbursement of litigation and other legal expenses. The information Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Mar 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 collected related to annual legal budget, staffing and resource plans, and initiation or settlement of defensive or offensive litigation is and will be similarly used.; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 45; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 154; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,150; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0. Statutory Authority: Section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2201, the Department of Energy Organization Act, 42 U.S.C 7101, et seq., and the National Nuclear Security Administration Act, 50 U.S.C. 2401, et seq. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2016. Steven Croley, General Counsel, United States Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–06912 Filed 3–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a consent-based siting process to establish an integrated waste management system to transport, store, and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. In a consent-based siting approach, DOE will work with communities, tribal governments and states across the country that express interest in hosting any of the facilities identified as part of an integrated waste management system. As part of this process, the Department is hosting a series of public meetings to engage communities and individuals and discuss the development of a consentbased approach to managing our nation’s nuclear waste. A public meeting will be held in Atlanta, GA on April 11, 2016. DATES: The meeting will take place on Monday April 11, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Informal poster sessions will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. EDT and again after 5:00 p.m. EDT. Department officials will be available to discuss consent-based siting during the poster sessions. 17163 The meeting will be held at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, 800 Spring Street NW., Atlanta, GA 30308. To register for this meeting and to review the agenda for the meeting, please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information should be sent to consentbasedsiting@ hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 202– 586–2981. Updated information on this and other planned public meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting. If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will not be protected from the public view in any way. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2016. Andrew Griffith, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 59 (Monday, March 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 17163]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06914]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based 
Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities

AGENCY: Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department 
of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a consent-
based siting process to establish an integrated waste management system 
to transport, store, and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level 
radioactive waste. In a consent-based siting approach, DOE will work 
with communities, tribal governments and states across the country that 
express interest in hosting any of the facilities identified as part of 
an integrated waste management system. As part of this process, the 
Department is hosting a series of public meetings to engage communities 
and individuals and discuss the development of a consent-based approach 
to managing our nation's nuclear waste. A public meeting will be held 
in Atlanta, GA on April 11, 2016.

DATES:  The meeting will take place on Monday April 11, 2016 from 1:00 
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Informal poster sessions will be held from 12:00 
p.m. until 1:00 p.m. EDT and again after 5:00 p.m. EDT. Department 
officials will be available to discuss consent-based siting during the 
poster sessions.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Georgia Tech Hotel and 
Conference Center, 800 Spring Street NW., Atlanta, GA 30308. To 
register for this meeting and to review the agenda for the meeting, 
please go to energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information 
should be sent to consentbasedsiting@hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 
202-586-2981. Updated information on this and other planned public 
meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.
    If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to 
further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an 
opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best 
to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities 
to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and 
ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.
    Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will 
not be protected from the public view in any way.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2016.
Andrew Griffith,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fuel Cycle Technologies, 
Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2016-06914 Filed 3-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P