Revision of the Guidance Document for Alternative Disposal Requests, 60632 [2017-27523]

Download as PDF 60632 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 244 / Thursday, December 21, 2017 / Notices annual inflation adjustment for the maximum penalty for violations under PFCRA is $11,181 ($10,957 × 1.02041). Dated: December 18, 2017. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2017–27503 Filed 12–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2017–0198] Revision of the Guidance Document for Alternative Disposal Requests Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Draft guidance; public meeting and request for comment; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: On October 19, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested public comment on the draft revision to its guidance document for alternative disposal requests entitled, ‘‘Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a).’’ The public comment period closed on December 18, 2017. The NRC has decided to reopen the public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. DATES: The comment period for the document published on October 19, 2017 (82 FR 48727) has been reopened and now closes on January 17, 2018. Comments received after this date will be considered, if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2017–0198. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: May Ma, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: OWFN–2– A13, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001. For additional direction on obtaining and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:57 Dec 20, 2017 Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Lee Gladney, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–1022; email: Robert.Gladney@ nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: INFORMATION Jkt 244001 A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2017– 0198 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publiclyavailable information related to this action by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2017–0198. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘ADAMS Public Documents’’ and then select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number for each document referenced (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in this document. • NRC’s PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC’s PDR, Room O1–F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2017– 0198 in your comment submission. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC posts all comment submissions at http:// www.regulations.gov and enters the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS. II. Discussion On October 19, 2017, the NRC requested public comment on the draft revision to its guidance document for alternative disposal requests entitled, ‘‘Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a).’’ The purpose of this draft revision to the guidance is to improve the alternative disposal process by providing more clarity, consistency, and transparency to the process. In addition, this draft revision to the guidance also clarifies the meaning of disposal relative to 10 CFR 20.2002 authorizations to include recycling and reuse of materials. The draft revision to the guidance is available for public comment in ADAMS under accession number ML16326A063. The NRC is interested in receiving comments related to the draft revision to the guidance from stakeholders, including professional organizations, licensees, Agreement States, and members of the public. Comments will be considered to determine if additional changes to the draft revision to the guidance and the alternative disposal request process are needed. The NRC received a request from a public stakeholder to extend the comment period for the draft revision to the alternative disposal requests guidance document in order to allow more time for members of the public to submit their comments. The comment period is being reopened and now closes on January 17, 2018. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of December 2017. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. John Tappert, Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. [FR Doc. 2017–27523 Filed 12–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2017-0198]


Revision of the Guidance Document for Alternative Disposal 
Requests

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Draft guidance; public meeting and request for comment; 
reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On October 19, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC) requested public comment on the draft revision to its guidance 
document for alternative disposal requests entitled, ``Guidance for the 
Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive 
Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a).'' The public comment 
period closed on December 18, 2017. The NRC has decided to reopen the 
public comment period to allow more time for members of the public to 
develop and submit their comments.

DATES: The comment period for the document published on October 19, 
2017 (82 FR 48727) has been reopened and now closes on January 17, 
2018. Comments received after this date will be considered, if it is 
practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration 
only for comments received on or before this date.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2017-0198. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-415-
3463; email: [email protected]. For technical questions, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document.
     Mail comments to: May Ma, Office of Administration, Mail 
Stop: OWFN-2-A13, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001.
    For additional direction on obtaining and submitting comments, see 
``Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments'' in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Lee Gladney, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-1022; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2017-0198 when contacting the NRC 
about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain 
publicly-available information related to this action by any of the 
following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking website: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2017-0198.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly-available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``ADAMS Public Documents'' and 
then select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, 
please contact the NRC's Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 
1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by email to [email protected]. The 
ADAMS accession number for each document referenced (if it is available 
in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in this 
document.
     NRC's PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public 
documents at the NRC's PDR, Room O1-F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2017-0198 in your comment submission.
    The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact 
information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your 
comment submission. The NRC posts all comment submissions at http://www.regulations.gov and enters the comment submissions into ADAMS. The 
NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying 
or contact information.
    If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons 
for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to 
include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be 
publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should 
state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to 
remove such information before making the comment submissions available 
to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS.

II. Discussion

    On October 19, 2017, the NRC requested public comment on the draft 
revision to its guidance document for alternative disposal requests 
entitled, ``Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures 
and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 
40.13(a).'' The purpose of this draft revision to the guidance is to 
improve the alternative disposal process by providing more clarity, 
consistency, and transparency to the process. In addition, this draft 
revision to the guidance also clarifies the meaning of disposal 
relative to 10 CFR 20.2002 authorizations to include recycling and 
reuse of materials. The draft revision to the guidance is available for 
public comment in ADAMS under accession number ML16326A063. The NRC is 
interested in receiving comments related to the draft revision to the 
guidance from stakeholders, including professional organizations, 
licensees, Agreement States, and members of the public. Comments will 
be considered to determine if additional changes to the draft revision 
to the guidance and the alternative disposal request process are 
needed.
    The NRC received a request from a public stakeholder to extend the 
comment period for the draft revision to the alternative disposal 
requests guidance document in order to allow more time for members of 
the public to submit their comments. The comment period is being 
reopened and now closes on January 17, 2018.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 18th day of December 2017.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
John Tappert,
Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste 
Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
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