Interim Storage Partners LLC's Consolidated Interim Storage Facility, 53115-53116 [2018-22810]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2018 / Notices the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the following meeting: Name and Committee Code: Proposal Review Panel for Office of International Science and Engineering—PIRE: Neural Mechanisms of Reward and Decision— Reverse Site Visit (#10749). Date and Time: November 15, 2018; 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Type of Meeting: Part open. Contact Person: Cassandra Dudka, PIRE Program Manager, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone 703/292–7250. Purpose of Meeting: NSF reverse site visit to conduct a review during year 3 of the five-year award period. To conduct an in-depth evaluation of performance, to assess progress towards goals, and to provide recommendations. Agenda: See attached. Reason for Closing: Topics to be discussed and evaluated during closed portions of the reverse site review will include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; and information on personnel. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. Dated: October 16, 2018. Crystal Robinson, Committee Management Officer. National Science Foundation 2415 Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, VA 22314 Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)Reverse Site Visit Agenda amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 NSF Room W2210 Thursday, November 15, 2018 8:00 a.m. Panelists arrive. Coffee/light refreshments available. 8:15 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Panel Orientation— (CLOSED) PIRE Rationale and Goals, Charge to Panel 8:45 a.m. PIs arrive. Introductions. (OPEN) 9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. PIRE Project Presentation should cover the following: (OPEN) Research Integrating Research & Education Students (e.g. involvement in project, recruitment, diversity) Project Management and Communication Evaluation & Assessment Institutional Support International Partnerships 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Questions and Answers VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Oct 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Working Lunch— Panel Discussion—(CLOSED) 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Initial Feedback to Project Team (CLOSED) 2:30 p.m. PIRE PI and presenters are dismissed 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Panel meets for Reverse Site Visit Report Preparation—(CLOSED) 4:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m. Report presented to and discussion held with NSF staff— (CLOSED) 5:00 p.m. End of Reverse Site Visit [FR Doc. 2018–22848 Filed 10–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Interim Storage Partners LLC’s Consolidated Interim Storage Facility Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Environmental impact statement; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published in the Federal Register a notice to reopen the scoping period on the NRC’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Interim Storage Partners LLC (ISP) proposed consolidated interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, to be located on the Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) site in Andrews County, Texas. ISP requested on June 8, 2018, that the NRC resume its review, which had been suspended on April 18, 2017, and provided a revised license application. The NRC is extending the public scoping comment period to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments. DATES: The due date of comments requested in the document published on September 4, 2018 (83 FR 44922), is extended. Comments should be filed no later than November 19, 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–2016–0231. Address questions about NRC dockets to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301–287–9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 individual listed in the FOR FURTHER section of this document. • Mail comments to: May Ma, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWFN–7– A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001. • Email Comments to: You may email scoping comments to the Project’s email address: WCS_CISF_EIS@nrc.gov. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. INFORMATION CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [Docket No. 72–1050; NRC–2016–0231] SUMMARY: 53115 James Park, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 6954; email: James.Park@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2016– 0231 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–2016–0231. • 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 ‘‘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. Documents related to WCS’ license application can be found under NRC Docket Number 72–1050. • 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. • Project web page: Information related to the ISP consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) project can be accessed on the NRC’s project web page at: https://www.nrc.gov/waste/spentfuel-storage/cis/waste-controlspecialist.html. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 53116 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2018 / Notices B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2016– 0231 in your comment submission. Comments received during this extended scoping period will be considered by the NRC in determining the scope of the EIS. Scoping comments submitted previously need not be resubmitted during this extended scoping period. 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 will post all comment submissions at https:// www.regulations.gov/ as well as enter 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 into ADAMS. II. Discussion amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 On April 28, 2016, WCS submitted a license application to NRC for a proposed CISF for spent nuclear fuel. The NRC accepted the WCS application for detailed review on January 26, 2017. On November 14, 2016 (81 FR 79531), the NRC opened the public scoping period for its EIS on the WCS license application. On April 18, 2017, WCS requested that NRC temporarily suspend its review. The EIS public scoping comment period closed on April 28, 2017. On June 8, 2018, ISP (a joint venture between WCS and Orano CIS LLC) requested that NRC resume its detailed review and submitted a revised CISF license application. On July 19, 2018, ISP provided an update to its application. On September 4, 2018 (83 FR 44922), the NRC reopened the scoping period for its EIS, with comments to be submitted by October 19, 2018. III. Extending Public Comment Scoping Period The NRC is extending the public comment scoping period to November 19, 2018. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 15th day of October, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Oct 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian W. Smith, Acting Director, Division of Fuel Cycle Safety, Safeguards, and Environmental Review, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. the VY license to NorthStar NDC and NorthStar VY and the indirect transfer to NorthStar Decommissioning Holdings, LLC and its parents became effective on October 11, 2018. [FR Doc. 2018–22810 Filed 10–18–18; 8:45 am] DATES: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P The Order was issued on October 11, 2018, and is effective for one year. Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2018–0216 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2018–0216. Address questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301–287–9127; email: Jennifer.Borges@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, 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 license transfer Order, the NRC safety evaluation supporting the staff’s findings, and the conforming license amendment are available in ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML18248A096, ML18242A639, and ML18253A202, respectively. • 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. ADDRESSES: NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 50–271 and 72–59; NRC–2018– 0216] In the Matter of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC; Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; NorthStar Vermont Yankee LLC; NorthStar Nuclear Decommissioning Company, LLC; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Direct and indirect transfer of license; order. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order approving the direct transfer of Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR–28 for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY), and its general license for the VY Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI), from the currently licensed operator, Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (ENOI), and currently licensed owner, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC (ENVY), to NorthStar Nuclear Decommissioning Company, LLC (NorthStar NDC), and to ENVY’s successor NorthStar Vermont Yankee, LLC (NorthStar VY). This order also approves the indirect transfer of control of the license from ENVY’s Entergy parent holding and investment companies to NorthStar Decommissioning Holdings, LLC and its parents NorthStar Group Services, Inc. (NorthStar), LVI Parent Corp., and NorthStar Group Holdings, LLC. The NRC is also issuing a conforming amendment for the facility operating license for administrative purposes to reflect the approved license transfer. The NRC confirmed that NorthStar NDC, and the entity to be named NorthStar VY, met the regulatory, legal, technical, and financial obligations necessary to qualify them as a transferee and determined that the transferee is qualified to be the holder of the license; and the transfer of the license is otherwise consistent with the applicable provisions of law, regulations, and orders issued by the Commission. The Order approving the direct transfer of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Jack D. Parrott, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 6634, email: Jack.Parrott@nrc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Order is attached. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 15th day of October 2018. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 72-1050; NRC-2016-0231]


Interim Storage Partners LLC's Consolidated Interim Storage 
Facility

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Environmental impact statement; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC) published in the Federal Register a notice to reopen the scoping 
period on the NRC's Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 
Interim Storage Partners LLC (ISP) proposed consolidated interim 
storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, to be located on the Waste 
Control Specialists LLC (WCS) site in Andrews County, Texas. ISP 
requested on June 8, 2018, that the NRC resume its review, which had 
been suspended on April 18, 2017, and provided a revised license 
application. The NRC is extending the public scoping comment period to 
allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their 
comments.

DATES: The due date of comments requested in the document published on 
September 4, 2018 (83 FR 44922), is extended. Comments should be filed 
no later than November 19, 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-2016-0231. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Jennifer Borges; telephone: 301-287-
9127; 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: TWFN-7-A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 
20555-0001.
     Email Comments to: You may email scoping comments to the 
Project's email address: [email protected].
    For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting 
comments, see ``Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments'' in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Park, Office of Nuclear Material 
Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-6954; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2016-0231 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-2016-0231.
     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 ``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]. Documents related to WCS' license 
application can be found under NRC Docket Number 72-1050.
     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.
     Project web page: Information related to the ISP 
consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) project can be accessed on 
the NRC's project web page at: https://www.nrc.gov/waste/spent-fuel-storage/cis/waste-control-specialist.html.

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B. Submitting Comments

    Please include Docket ID NRC-2016-0231 in your comment submission. 
Comments received during this extended scoping period will be 
considered by the NRC in determining the scope of the EIS. Scoping 
comments submitted previously need not be resubmitted during this 
extended scoping period.
    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 will post all comment submissions at 
https://www.regulations.gov/ as well as enter 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 into ADAMS.

II. Discussion

    On April 28, 2016, WCS submitted a license application to NRC for a 
proposed CISF for spent nuclear fuel. The NRC accepted the WCS 
application for detailed review on January 26, 2017. On November 14, 
2016 (81 FR 79531), the NRC opened the public scoping period for its 
EIS on the WCS license application. On April 18, 2017, WCS requested 
that NRC temporarily suspend its review. The EIS public scoping comment 
period closed on April 28, 2017.
    On June 8, 2018, ISP (a joint venture between WCS and Orano CIS 
LLC) requested that NRC resume its detailed review and submitted a 
revised CISF license application. On July 19, 2018, ISP provided an 
update to its application. On September 4, 2018 (83 FR 44922), the NRC 
reopened the scoping period for its EIS, with comments to be submitted 
by October 19, 2018.

III. Extending Public Comment Scoping Period

    The NRC is extending the public comment scoping period to November 
19, 2018.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 15th day of October, 2018.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brian W. Smith,
Acting Director, Division of Fuel Cycle Safety, Safeguards, and 
Environmental Review, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 2018-22810 Filed 10-18-18; 8:45 am]
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