[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 72 (Tuesday, April 15, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21302-21303]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08546]



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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. 40-09075; NRC-2012-0277]


Issuance of Materials License and Record of Decision for 
Powertech (USA) Inc., Dewey-Burdock Facility

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: License and record of decision; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a 
license to Powertech (USA) Inc. (Powertech (USA)) for its Dewey-Burdock 
Uranium In-Situ Recovery (ISR) Facility in Fall River and Custer 
Counties, South Dakota. Materials License SUA-1600 authorizes Powertech 
(USA) to operate its facilities as proposed in its license application, 
as amended, and to possess uranium source and byproduct material at the 
Dewey-Burdock Facility. Furthermore, Powertech (USA) will be required 
to operate under the conditions listed in Materials License SUA-1600. 
In addition, the NRC staff has published a record of decision (ROD) 
that supports the NRC's decision to approve Powertech (USA)'s license 
application for the Dewey-Burdock Facility and to issue the license.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2012-0277 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may access publicly-available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2012-0277. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301-287-
3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@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 access publicly available documents online in the NRC 
Library 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 in this document (if that document is 
available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is 
referenced. In addition, for the convenience of the reader, the ADAMS 
accession numbers are provided in a table in the section of this 
document entitled, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
     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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Burrows, Office of Federal and 
State Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555-0001; telephone: 301-415-
6443; email: Ronald.Burrows@nrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC has issued a license to Powertech 
(USA) Inc. (Powertech (USA)) for its Dewey-Burdock Uranium In-Situ 
Recovery (ISR) Facility in Fall River and Custer Counties, South 
Dakota. Materials License SUA-1600 authorizes Powertech (USA) to 
operate its facilities as proposed in its license application, as 
amended, and to possess uranium source and byproduct material at the 
Dewey-Burdock Facility. Furthermore, Powertech (USA) will be required 
to operate under the conditions listed in Materials License SUA-1600. 
The NRC staff's ROD that supports the NRC's decision to approve 
Powertech (USA)'s license application for the Dewey-Burdock Facility 
and to issue the license is available in ADAMS under Accession No. 
ML14066A466.
    In accordance with 10 CFR 2.390 of the NRC's ``Rules of Practice,'' 
the details with respect to this action, including the SER and 
accompanying documentation and license, are available electronically in 
the NRC Library at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this 
site, you can access the NRC's Agencywide Document Access and 
Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and image files of the 
NRC' public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for the documents 
related to this notice are:

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1.............................  Applicant's                  ML091200014
                                 Application,
                                 February 28, 2009.
2.............................  Generic Environmental        ML091530075
                                 Impact Statement for
                                 In-Situ Leach
                                 Uranium Milling
                                 Facilities, May 2009.
3.............................  Resubmission of              ML092870160
                                 Application, August
                                 10, 2009.
4.............................  Response to Request          ML102380530
                                 for Additional
                                 Information, August
                                 12, 20110.
5.............................  Response to Request          ML112071064
                                 for Additional
                                 Information, June
                                 28, 2011.
6.............................  Ground Water Model,          ML120620195
                                 February 27, 2012.
7.............................  Clarification of             ML121030013
                                 Oxidation-Reduction
                                 Potential
                                 Measurement, April
                                 11, 2012.
8.............................  Clarification of             ML12173A038
                                 Regional
                                 Meteorological Data,
                                 June 13, 2012.
9.............................  Clarification of             ML12179A534
                                 Response to Request
                                 for Additional
                                 Information, June
                                 27, 2012.
10............................  Supplemental Sampling        ML12305A056
                                 Plan and Responses
                                 to Comments
                                 Regarding Draft
                                 License; October 19,
                                 2012.
11............................  Comments on Draft            ML13022A386
                                 Supplemental
                                 Environment Impact
                                 Statement, January
                                 8, 2013.
12............................  Supplemental                 ML14024A477
                                 Environmental Impact        ML14024A478
                                 Statement for the
                                 Dewey-Burdock ISR
                                 Facility in Fall
                                 River and Custer
                                 Counties, South
                                 Dakota, January 31,
                                 2014.
13............................  Programmatic                 ML14066A344
                                 Agreement for
                                 Protection of
                                 Cultural Resources,
                                 Executed April 7,
                                 2014.
14............................  NRC Safety Evaluation        ML14043A347
                                 Report, April 8,
                                 2014.
15............................  Source Materials             ML14043A392
                                 License for Dewey-
                                 Burdock, April 8,
                                 2014.
15............................  NRC Staff's Record of        ML14066A466
                                 Decision, April 8,
                                 2014.
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    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 8th day of April, 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew Persinko,
Deputy Director, Decommissioning and Uranium Recovery Licensing 
Directorate, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, 
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management 
Programs.
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