Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc., 57889-57890 [2020-20417]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Notices 57889 NRC EXPORT LICENSE AMENDMENT/RENEWAL APPLICATION Application Information: Name of Applicant ............ Date of Application ........... Date Received .................. Application No. ................. Docket No. ........................ ADAMS Accession No. ..... Description of Material: Material Type .................... Total Quantity 1 ........................ End Use ................................... Country of Destination ............. 1 The Energy Solutions Services, Inc. July 14, 2020. July 28, 2020. XW018/02. 11005897. ML20211L811. Radioactive material consisting of hearth ash from the incineration dry active material. Exported material may also include non-incinerable or non-conforming material identified during inspection prior to incineration. Authorization to export a total maximum quantity of 206.164 TBq, and 350 grams of SNM based on the maximum activity authorized for possession at Energy Solutions Canada, Inc. ES Walker Operations as follows: H–3: 18.5 TBq, C–14: 18.5 Tbq, Ra-226: 0.74 TBq, Fe-55: 55.5 TBq, Th-232: 0.74 TBq, Po-210: 0.37 TBq, Uranium (natural or depleted): 7.4 TBq, Uranium (not U–233, U–235 or U–238): 0.074 TBq Atomic number 3 to 83 (excluding C–15 or Fe-55): 111 TBq, Atomic number 84 to 91 (total): 0.185, Transuranics (TRU): 0.185 TBq, Am-241: 0.37 TBq, and SNM, 235U equivalent: 350 grams.2 Return of non-conforming waste and/or waste resulting from processing materials for storage and disposal in Germany. The amendment requests: (1) renewing the radioactive limits for XW018 of the total quantities of radioactive material/waste and weights exported to Germany; (2) revising the route of shipments; (3) extending the expiration date of the license from December31, 2021 until December 31, 2026. Germany. permit activity limits are the cumulative total maximums over the term of the permit. 235 gram equivalent by weight of 350 grams (ESSI will not import enrichment level that exceed 20% by weight U–235) 2 Uranium Dated: September 11, 2020. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. David L. Skeen, Deputy Director, Office of International Programs. [FR Doc. 2020–20418 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 11006380; NRC–2020–0198] Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Export license application; opportunity to provide comments, request a hearing, and petition for leave to intervene. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering issuing an export license (XW027), received from Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc. (PFNW). The request seeks the NRC’s approval for an existing license authorizing the export of radioactive waste to Germany. The NRC is providing notice of the opportunity to comment, request a hearing, and petition to intervene on PFNW’s application. DATES: Submit comments by October 16, 2020. A request for a hearing or a petition for leave to intervene must be filed by October 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0198. Address jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Sep 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. • Email comments to: Hearing.docket@nrc.gov. If you do not receive an automatic email reply confirming receipt, then contact us at 301–415–1677. • Fax comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission at 301– 415–1101. • Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff. 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: Stephen C. Baker, Office of International Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001; telephone: 301–287–9059, email: Stephen.Baker@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments A. Obtaining Information Please refer to NRC–2020–0198 or Docket No. 11006380 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this action by the following methods: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0198. • NRC’s Public Website: Go to https:// www.nrc.gov and search for XW027, Docket No. 11006380, Docket ID NRC– 2020–0198, or ADAMS Accession No. ML20126G236. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available 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 reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301– 415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@ nrc.gov. The export license application from PFNW is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML20126G236. B. Submitting Comments Please include NRC–2020–0198 or Docket No. 11006380 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 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 E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 57890 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Notices 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 In accordance with paragraph 110.70(b) of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) the NRC is noticing the receipt of an export license application submitted by PFNW on May 4, 2020, for the export of German-origin radioactive waste from PFNW processing facilities to Germany. The application seeks authorization to export no greater than 20,000 kilograms and 0.0153 terabecquerels of low-level radioactive waste in the form of residual ash and residual metal or noncombustible material. The application requests an expiration date of September 1, 2025. The NRC is noticing the receipt of the application; providing the opportunity to submit written comments concerning the application; and providing the opportunity to request a hearing or petition for leave to intervene, for a period of 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Any request for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene shall be served by the requestor or petitioner in accordance with 10 CFR 110.89. A hearing request or petition for leave to intervene must include the information specified in 10 CFR 110.82(b). A request for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene may be filed with the NRC electronically in accordance with NRC’s E-Filing rule promulgated in August 2007 (72 FR 49139; August 28, 2007, as amended at 77 FR 46562, August 3, 2012). Information about filing electronically is available on the NRC’s public website at https:// www.nrc.gov/site-help/esubmittals.html. To ensure timely electronic filing, at least 10 days prior to the filing deadline, the petitioner/ requestor should contact the Office of the Secretary by email at Hearing.Docket@nrc.gov, or by calling 301–415–1677, to (1) request a digital identification (ID) certificate, which allows the participant (or its counsel or representative) to digitally sign submissions and access the E-Filing system for any proceeding in which it is participating; and (2) advise the Secretary that the participant will be submitting a petition or other adjudicatory document (even in instances in which the participant, or its counsel or representative, already holds an NRC-issued digital ID certificate). Based upon this information, the Secretary will establish an electronic docket for the hearing in this proceeding if the Secretary has not already established an electronic docket. The information concerning this application for an export license amendment follows. NRC EXPORT LICENSE APPLICATION Application Information: Name of Applicant ............................................ Date of Application ............................................ Date Received .................................................. Application No. .................................................. Docket No. ........................................................ ADAMS Accession No. ..................................... Description of Material: Material Type .................................................... Total Quantity .................................................... End Use ............................................................ Country of Destination ...................................... Dated: September 11, 2020. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. David L. Skeen, Deputy Director, Office of International Programs. 60-day notice and request for comments. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection 3206–0258: Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions (SF 85P) and Supplemental Questionnaire for Selected Positions (SF 85P–S) VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Sep 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposes to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew a previously-approved information collection, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions (SF 85P) and Supplemental Questionnaire for Selected Positions (SF 85P–S). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 16, 2020. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1). ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Office of Personnel Management. Radioactive material consisting of dry active waste, incinerable dry active material including personal protective equipment, paper, plastic, glass and liquid. The waste was generated by medical and pharmaceutical research projects and other industries (excluding Nuclear Power Plants). Authorization to export a total maximum quantity of not to exceed 2.4 TBq as follows: H–3: 0.0123 TBq, C–14: 0.00815 Tbq, Cs-137, Co-60, Sr-90, Ra-226, Tc-99, and Fe-55: 0.40 MBq, Ni-63: 2.38 TBq. Disposal in Germany. Germany. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2020–20417 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc. (PFNW). April 27, 2020. May 4, 2020. XW027. 11006380. ML20126G236. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting Lisa Loss, 202– 606–1800, or U. S. Office of Personnel Management, Suitability Executive Agent Programs, P. O. Box 699, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, or sent by email to SuitEA@opm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 11006380; NRC-2020-0198]


Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc.

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Export license application; opportunity to provide comments, 
request a hearing, and petition for leave to intervene.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is 
considering issuing an export license (XW027), received from Perma-Fix 
Northwest Richland, Inc. (PFNW). The request seeks the NRC's approval 
for an existing license authorizing the export of radioactive waste to 
Germany. The NRC is providing notice of the opportunity to comment, 
request a hearing, and petition to intervene on PFNW's application.

DATES: Submit comments by October 16, 2020. A request for a hearing or 
a petition for leave to intervene must be filed by October 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0198. Address 
questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov 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.
     Email comments to: [email protected]. If you do not 
receive an automatic email reply confirming receipt, then contact us at 
301-415-1677.
     Fax comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission at 301-415-1101.
     Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and 
Adjudications Staff.
    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: Stephen C. Baker, Office of 
International Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 
DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-287-9059, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments

A. Obtaining Information

    Please refer to NRC-2020-0198 or Docket No. 11006380 when 
contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this 
action. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this 
action by the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2020-0198.
     NRC's Public Website: Go to https://www.nrc.gov and search 
for XW027, Docket No. 11006380, Docket ID NRC-2020-0198, or ADAMS 
Accession No. ML20126G236.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available 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 reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by 
email to [email protected]. The export license application from PFNW 
is available in ADAMS under Accession No. ML20126G236.

B. Submitting Comments

    Please include NRC-2020-0198 or Docket No. 11006380 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 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

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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

    In accordance with paragraph 110.70(b) of title 10 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (10 CFR) the NRC is noticing the receipt of an 
export license application submitted by PFNW on May 4, 2020, for the 
export of German-origin radioactive waste from PFNW processing 
facilities to Germany. The application seeks authorization to export no 
greater than 20,000 kilograms and 0.0153 terabecquerels of low-level 
radioactive waste in the form of residual ash and residual metal or 
non-combustible material. The application requests an expiration date 
of September 1, 2025.
    The NRC is noticing the receipt of the application; providing the 
opportunity to submit written comments concerning the application; and 
providing the opportunity to request a hearing or petition for leave to 
intervene, for a period of 30 days after publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register. Any request for a hearing or petition for leave 
to intervene shall be served by the requestor or petitioner in 
accordance with 10 CFR 110.89. A hearing request or petition for leave 
to intervene must include the information specified in 10 CFR 
110.82(b).
    A request for a hearing or petition for leave to intervene may be 
filed with the NRC electronically in accordance with NRC's E-Filing 
rule promulgated in August 2007 (72 FR 49139; August 28, 2007, as 
amended at 77 FR 46562, August 3, 2012). Information about filing 
electronically is available on the NRC's public website at https://www.nrc.gov/site-help/e-submittals.html. To ensure timely electronic 
filing, at least 10 days prior to the filing deadline, the petitioner/
requestor should contact the Office of the Secretary by email at 
[email protected], or by calling 301-415-1677, to (1) request a 
digital identification (ID) certificate, which allows the participant 
(or its counsel or representative) to digitally sign submissions and 
access the E-Filing system for any proceeding in which it is 
participating; and (2) advise the Secretary that the participant will 
be submitting a petition or other adjudicatory document (even in 
instances in which the participant, or its counsel or representative, 
already holds an NRC-issued digital ID certificate). Based upon this 
information, the Secretary will establish an electronic docket for the 
hearing in this proceeding if the Secretary has not already established 
an electronic docket.
    The information concerning this application for an export license 
amendment follows.

                     NRC Export License Application
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Application Information:
    Name of Applicant........  Perma-Fix Northwest Richland, Inc.
                                (PFNW).
    Date of Application......  April 27, 2020.
    Date Received............  May 4, 2020.
    Application No...........  XW027.
    Docket No................  11006380.
    ADAMS Accession No.......  ML20126G236.
Description of Material:
    Material Type............  Radioactive material consisting of dry
                                active waste, incinerable dry active
                                material including personal protective
                                equipment, paper, plastic, glass and
                                liquid. The waste was generated by
                                medical and pharmaceutical research
                                projects and other industries (excluding
                                Nuclear Power Plants).
    Total Quantity...........  Authorization to export a total maximum
                                quantity of not to exceed 2.4 TBq as
                                follows: H-3: 0.0123 TBq, C-14: 0.00815
                                Tbq, Cs-137, Co-60, Sr-90, Ra-226, Tc-
                                99, and Fe-55: 0.40 MBq, Ni-63: 2.38
                                TBq.
    End Use..................  Disposal in Germany.
    Country of Destination...  Germany.
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    Dated: September 11, 2020.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
David L. Skeen,
Deputy Director, Office of International Programs.
[FR Doc. 2020-20417 Filed 9-15-20; 8:45 am]
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