[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 114 (Tuesday, June 15, 2004)]
[Page 33428]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-13366]



[Docket No. 50-029]

Yankee Atomic Power Company, Yankee Atomic Power Station (ROWE); 
Notice of Public Meeting on the License Termination Plan

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing notice that 
the NRC staff will conduct a meeting to discuss and accept public 
comments on the Yankee (Rowe) Atomic Power Station (Yankee-Rowe) 
License Termination Plan (LTP) on Thursday, June 24, 2004, at 7 p.m. at 
Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 26 Ashfield Road, Shelborne Falls, 
    Yankee Atomic Electric Company (YAEC, or the licensee) informed the 
NRC by letter dated February 27, 1992, that Yankee-Rowe was permanently 
shut down and that decommissioning would commence. YAEC submitted a 
decommissioning plan on December 20, 1993, which included an 
environmental report. The decommissioning plan was approved by Order on 
February 14, 1995, and the plant is undergoing dismantlement under 10 
CFR 50.59.
    In accordance with 10 CFR 50.82(a)(9), all power reactor licensees 
must submit an application for termination of their license. The 
application for termination of license must be accompanied or preceded 
by an LTP to be submitted for NRC approval. If found acceptable by the 
NRC staff, the LTP is approved by license amendment, subject to such 
conditions and limitations as the NRC staff deems appropriate and 
necessary. YAEC submitted the proposed LTP for Yankee-Rowe by 
applications dated November 24, 2003, December 10, 2003, December 16, 
2003, January 19, 2004, January 20, 2004, February 2, 2004, February 
10, 2004, and March 4, 2004. In accordance with 10 CFR 20.1405 and 10 
CFR 50.82(a)(9)(iii), the NRC is providing notice to individuals in the 
vicinity of the site that the NRC is in receipt of the Yankee-Rowe LTP, 
will hold a public meeting, and will accept comments from affected 
    An electronic version of the Yankee-Rowe LTP may be viewed through 
the NRC ADAMS system at accession numbers ML033450398, ML033530147, 
ML041110261, ML040280024, ML040280028, ML040280031, ML040280036, 
ML040280140, ML040330777, ML040420388, ML041100639, and ML040690034, or 
at the Yankee Atomic Power Company site closure Web site, http://www.yankee.com/siteclosure/index.htm.
    Comments or questions regarding the Yankee-Rowe LTP or the public 
meeting may be addressed to Mr. John B. Hickman, Mail Stop T-7-F27, 
Decommissioning Directorate, Division of Waste Management and 
Environmental Protection, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and 
Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-
0001, telephone (301) 415-3017 or via e-mail jbh@nrc.gov.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of June 2004.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Claudia Craig,
Chief, Reactor Decommissioning Section, Decommissioning Directorate, 
Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, Office of 
Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
[FR Doc. 04-13366 Filed 6-14-04; 8:45 am]
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