[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55165-55166]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-22362]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. 50-334 and 50-412]


Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Notice of 
Availability of the Draft Supplement 36 to the Generic Environmental 
Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, and Public 
Meeting for the License Renewal of the Beaver Valley Power Station, 
Units 1 and 2

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC, Commission) has published a draft plant-specific supplement to 
the ``Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants (GEIS),'' NUREG-1437, regarding the renewal of operating 
licenses DPR-66 and NPF-73 for an additional 20 years of operation for 
the Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2, which is located in 
Shippingport, PA, about 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA. Possible 
alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action 
and reasonable alternative energy sources.
    The draft Supplement 36 to the GEIS is publicly available at the 
NRC Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from the NRC's Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). The ADAMS Public 
Electronic Reading Room is accessible at http://adamswebsearch.nrc.gov/
dologin.htm. The Accession Number for the draft Supplement 36 to the 
GEIS is ML082600147. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who 
encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should 
contact the NRC's PDR reference staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209, 
or 301-415-4737, or by e-mail at pdr.resource@nrc.gov. In addition, two 
libraries have agreed to make the draft Supplement 36 to the GEIS 
available for public inspection: Beaver Area Memorial Library,100 
College Ave., Beaver, PA 15009-2704 (telephone 724-775-1132), and 
Beaver County Library System, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061 
(telephone 724-728-3737).
    Any interested party may submit comments on the draft supplement to 
the GEIS for consideration by the NRC staff. To be considered, comments 
on the draft supplement to the GEIS and the proposed action must be 
received by December 17, 2008; the NRC staff is able to ensure 
consideration only for comments received on or before this date. 
Comments received after the due date will be considered only if it is 
practical to do so. Written comments on the draft Supplement 36 to the 
GEIS should be sent to: Chief, Rulemaking, Directives and Editing 
Branch, Division of Administrative Services, Office of Administration, 
Mailstop T-6D59, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC., 
20555-0001.
    Comments may be hand-delivered to the NRC at 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Room T-6D59, Rockville, Maryland, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. on 
Federal workdays. Electronic comments may be submitted to the NRC by e-
mail at BeaverValleyEIS@nrc.gov. All comments received by the 
Commission, including those made by Federal, State, local agencies, 
Native American Tribes, or other interested persons, will be made 
available electronically at the Commission's PDR in Rockville, 
Maryland, and through ADAMS.
    The NRC staff will hold a public meeting to present an overview of 
the draft plant-specific supplement to the GEIS and to accept public 
comments on the document. The public meeting will be held on October 
30, 2008, at the Embassy Suites Pittsburgh-International Airport, 550 
Cherrington Parkway,

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15108. There will be two sessions to 
accommodate interested parties. The first session will convene at 1:30 
p.m. and will continue until 4:30 p.m., as necessary. The second 
session will convene at 7 p.m. with a repeat of the overview portions 
of the meeting and will continue until 10 p.m., as necessary. Both 
meetings will be transcribed and will include: (1) A presentation of 
the contents of the draft plant-specific supplement to the GEIS, and 
(2) the opportunity for interested government agencies, organizations, 
and individuals to provide comments on the draft report. Additionally, 
the NRC staff will host informal discussions one hour prior to the 
start of each session at the same location. No comments on the draft 
Supplement 36 to the GEIS will be accepted during the informal 
discussions. To be considered, comments must be provided either at the 
transcribed public meeting or in writing. Persons may pre-register to 
attend or present oral comments at the meeting by contacting Mr. Sayoc, 
the NRC Project Manager at 1-800-368-5642, extension 1924, or by e-mail 
at BeaverValleyEIS@nrc.gov, no later than October 27, 2008. Members of 
the public may also register to provide oral comments within 15 minutes 
of the start of each session. Individual, oral comments may be limited 
by the time available, depending on the number of persons who register. 
If special equipment or accommodations are needed to attend or present 
information at the public meeting, the need should be brought to Mr. 
Sayoc's attention no later than October 16, 2008, to provide the NRC 
staff adequate notice to determine whether the request can be 
accommodated.
    For Further Information Contact: Mr. Sayoc, Projects Branch 2, 
Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail Stop O-11F1, Washington, DC, 20555-
0001. Mr. Sayoc may be contacted at the aforementioned telephone number 
or e-mail address.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 19th day of September 2008.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Rani L. Franovich,
Branch Chief, Projects Branch 2, Division of License Renewal, Office of 
Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E8-22362 Filed 9-23-08; 8:45 am]
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