Update on Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Uranium and Thorium Processing Sites, 41010-41011 [2017-18270]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 41010 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices 12:00 p.m.–12:10 p.m. EAC Smart Grid Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:10 p.m.–12:20 p.m. EAC Power Delivery Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:20 p.m.–12:35 p.m. EAC Energy Storage Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:35 p.m.–12:40 p.m. Public Comments 12:40 p.m.–12:50 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn September 2017 Meeting of the EAC The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC agenda updates, see the EAC Web site at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/ electricity-advisory-committee-eac. Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so on Thursday, September 14, 2017, but must register at the registration table in advance. Approximately five minutes will be reserved for public comments. 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[FR Doc. 2017–18281 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Update on Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Uranium and Thorium Processing Sites Department of Energy. Notice of the Title X claims during fiscal year (FY) 2017. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This Notice announces the Department of Energy’s (DOE) acceptance of claims in FY 2017 from eligible uranium and thorium processing site licensees for reimbursement under Title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 provided $30,000,000 for Title X uranium and thorium reimbursements to be made available to the Title X licensees on a prorated basis. DATES: The closing date for the submission of FY 2017 Title X claims is September 15, 2017. The claims will be processed for payment together with PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 any eligible unpaid approved claim balances from prior years, based on the availability of funds from congressional appropriations. If the total approved claim amounts exceed the available funding, the approved claim amounts will be reimbursed on a prorated basis. All reimbursements are subject to the availability of funds from congressional appropriations. ADDRESSES: Claims should be forwarded by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, to U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management, Attn: Mark Kautsky, Lead for Review of Title X Reimbursement of Claims, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management, 2597 Legacy Way, Grand Junction, Colorado 81503. Two copies of the claim should be included with each submission. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Kliczewski, Title X Program Lead and Coordinator, at (202) 586– 3301, of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Waste Disposal. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE published a final rule under 10 CFR part 765 in the Federal Register on May 23, 1994, (59 FR 26714) to carry out the requirements of Title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (sections 1001–1004 of Pub. L. 102–486, 42 U.S.C. 2296a et seq.) and to establish the procedures for eligible licensees to submit claims for reimbursement. DOE amended the final rule on June 3, 2003, (68 FR 32955) to adopt several technical and administrative amendments (e.g., statutory increases in the reimbursement ceilings). Title X requires DOE to reimburse eligible uranium and thorium licensees for certain costs of decontamination, decommissioning, reclamation, and other remedial action incurred by licensees at uranium and thorium processing sites to remediate byproduct material generated resulting from the sales to the United States Government. To be reimbursable, costs of remedial action must be for work that is necessary to comply with applicable requirements of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.) or, where appropriate, with requirements established by a State pursuant to a discontinuance agreement under section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2021). Claims for reimbursement must be supported by reasonable documentation as determined by DOE in accordance with 10 CFR part 765. Funds for reimbursement will be provided from the Uranium Enrichment E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund established at the Department of Treasury pursuant to section 1801 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2297g). Payment or obligation of funds shall be subject to the requirements of the Anti-Deficiency Act (31 U.S.C. 1341). Authority: Section 1001–1004 of Public Law 102–486, 106 Stat. 2776 (42 U.S.C. 2296a et seq.). link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on September 11, 2017. Issued in Washington, DC on May 11, 2017. Theresa Kliczewski, Office of Waste Disposal, Office of Environmental Management. Dated: August 22, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–18270 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2017–18240 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Docket No. OR17–21–000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 10805–057] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Grieve Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on August 11, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2016), Grieve Pipeline, LLC, a subsidiary of Elk Petroleum, Inc., filed a petition for a declaratory order seeking approval of open season procedures, rate structure, key contract and tariff terms, as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Midwest Hydraulic Company, LLC; Notice of Emergency Drawdown and Temporary Variance and Soliciting Comments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Types of Application: Temporary Emergency Drawdown and Variance from License Article 401. b. Project No.: P–10805–057. c. Date Filed: August 18, 2017. d. Applicants: Midwest Hydraulic Company, LLC. e. Name of Projects: Hatfield Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Black River, in the Township of Hatfield, in Jackson and Clarke counties, Wisconsin. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Dwight Bowler, Midwest Hydraulic Company, LLC, c/o Black River Partners, 813 Jefferson Hill Road, Nassau, New York (518) 766–2753. i. FERC Contact: Ms. Rebecca Martin, (202) 502–6012, Rebecca.Martin@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. All documents may be filed electronically via the Internet. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41011 paper-file, an original and seven copies should be mailed to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. Please include the project number (P–10805–057) on any comments, motions, or recommendations filed. k. Description of Request: The licensee must lower the reservoir as a risk reduction measure to prevent additional scouring below the project spillways during high flow events. The drawdown is also necessary to safely construct repairs below the spillway. The drawdown would begin on September 5, 2017 at a rate of 0.50 feet per day for a total drawdown of 5.5 feet to elevation 877 National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). Article 401 of the project license requires the licensee to maintain a target reservoir surface elevation of Lake Arbutus of 882.5 ± 0.25 feet NGVD at least 50 percent of the time and ± 0.5 feet at all times. Article 401 allows the reservoir elevation to be modified temporarily for operating emergencies. The refill of the reservoir is estimated to occur in spring of 2019. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments: Anyone may submit comments in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. Any comments must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41010-41011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18270]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Update on Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Uranium 
and Thorium Processing Sites

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of the Title X claims during fiscal year (FY) 2017.

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SUMMARY: This Notice announces the Department of Energy's (DOE) 
acceptance of claims in FY 2017 from eligible uranium and thorium 
processing site licensees for reimbursement under Title X of the Energy 
Policy Act of 1992. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 
provided $30,000,000 for Title X uranium and thorium reimbursements to 
be made available to the Title X licensees on a prorated basis.

DATES: The closing date for the submission of FY 2017 Title X claims is 
September 15, 2017. The claims will be processed for payment together 
with any eligible unpaid approved claim balances from prior years, 
based on the availability of funds from congressional appropriations. 
If the total approved claim amounts exceed the available funding, the 
approved claim amounts will be reimbursed on a prorated basis. All 
reimbursements are subject to the availability of funds from 
congressional appropriations.

ADDRESSES: Claims should be forwarded by certified or registered mail, 
return receipt requested, to U.S. Department of Energy, Office of 
Legacy Management, Attn: Mark Kautsky, Lead for Review of Title X 
Reimbursement of Claims, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy 
Management, 2597 Legacy Way, Grand Junction, Colorado 81503. Two copies 
of the claim should be included with each submission.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Kliczewski, Title X Program 
Lead and Coordinator, at (202) 586-3301, of the U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Waste Disposal.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE published a final rule under 10 CFR part 
765 in the Federal Register on May 23, 1994, (59 FR 26714) to carry out 
the requirements of Title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (sections 
1001-1004 of Pub. L. 102-486, 42 U.S.C. 2296a et seq.) and to establish 
the procedures for eligible licensees to submit claims for 
reimbursement. DOE amended the final rule on June 3, 2003, (68 FR 
32955) to adopt several technical and administrative amendments (e.g., 
statutory increases in the reimbursement ceilings). Title X requires 
DOE to reimburse eligible uranium and thorium licensees for certain 
costs of decontamination, decommissioning, reclamation, and other 
remedial action incurred by licensees at uranium and thorium processing 
sites to remediate byproduct material generated resulting from the 
sales to the United States Government. To be reimbursable, costs of 
remedial action must be for work that is necessary to comply with 
applicable requirements of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control 
Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.) or, where appropriate, with 
requirements established by a State pursuant to a discontinuance 
agreement under section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 
2021). Claims for reimbursement must be supported by reasonable 
documentation as determined by DOE in accordance with 10 CFR part 765. 
Funds for reimbursement will be provided from the Uranium Enrichment

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Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund established at the Department 
of Treasury pursuant to section 1801 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 
(42 U.S.C. 2297g). Payment or obligation of funds shall be subject to 
the requirements of the Anti-Deficiency Act (31 U.S.C. 1341).

    Authority: Section 1001-1004 of Public Law 102-486, 106 Stat. 
2776 (42 U.S.C. 2296a et seq.).

    Issued in Washington, DC on May 11, 2017.
Theresa Kliczewski,
Office of Waste Disposal, Office of Environmental Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-18270 Filed 8-28-17; 8:45 am]
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