[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 40 (Monday, March 1, 2004)]
[Page 9649]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E4-432]



[Docket No. 70-143-MLA-3 and ASLBP No. 04-820-05-MLA]

Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.; Designation Of Presiding Officer

    Pursuant to delegation by the Commission, see 37 FR 28710 (December 
29, 1972), and the Commission's regulations, see 10 CFR 2.1201, 2.1207, 
notice is hereby given that (1) a single member of the Atomic Safety 
and Licensing Board Panel is designated as Presiding Officer to rule on 
petitions for leave to intervene and/or requests for hearing; and (2) 
upon making the requisite findings in accordance with 10 CFR 2.1205(h), 
the Presiding Officer will conduct an adjudicatory hearing in the 
following proceeding: Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., Erwin, Tennessee, 
(Material License Amendment-3).
    The hearing will be conducted pursuant to 10 CFR part 2, subpart L, 
of the Commission's regulations, ``Informal Hearing Procedures for 
Adjudications in Materials and Operator Licensing Proceedings.'' This 
proceeding concerns two requests for hearing submitted on February 2, 
2004, one from Friends of the Nolichucky River Valley, Inc., the State 
of Franklin Group of the Sierra Club, the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace 
Alliance, and the Tennessee Environmental Council, and the second from 
Kathy Helms-Hughes. These petitions were filed in response to an NRC 
staff December 17, 2003, notice of receipt of a request by Nuclear Fuel 
Services, Inc. (NFS) to amend its 10 CFR part 70 license to authorize 
processing operations in the Oxide Conversion Building and the Effluent 
Processing Building at the NFS Blended Low-Enriched Uranium Complex in 
Erwin, Tennessee. The notice of receipt of amendment request and 
opportunity for a hearing were published in the Federal Register on 
December 24, 2003 (68 FR 74653).
    The Presiding Officer in this proceeding is Administrative Judge 
Alan S. Rosenthal. Pursuant to the provisions of 10 CFR 2.722, 2.1209, 
Administrative Judge Richard F. Cole has been appointed to assist the 
Presiding Officer in taking evidence and in preparing a suitable record 
for review.
    All correspondence, documents, and other materials shall be filed 
with Judges Rosenthal and Cole in accordance with 10 CFR 2.1203. Their 
addresses are:

Administrative Judge Alan S. Rosenthal, Presiding Officer,
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel,
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
Washington, DC 20555-0001
Administrative Judge Richard F. Cole.
Special Assistant.
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Washington, DC 20555-0001

    Issued in Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day of February, 2004.
 G. Paul Bollwerk III,
 Chief Administrative Judge, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel.
 [FR Doc. E4-432 Filed 2-27-04; 8:45 am]