[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 79 (Tuesday, April 26, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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[Docket No. 50-368]

Entergy Operations, Inc., Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2; Notice of 
Availability of the Final Supplement 19 to the Generic Environmental 
Impact Statement for the License Renewal of Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(Commission) has published a final plant-specific supplement to the 
Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS), NUREG-1437, regarding 
the renewal of operating license NPF-6 for an additional 20 years of 
operation at Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 2 (ANO-2). ANO-2 is located in 
Pope County, Arkansas, approximately 6 miles west-northwest of 
Russellville, Arkansas. Possible alternatives to the proposed action 
(license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative energy 
    In Section 9.3 of the final Supplement 19 to the GEIS, the staff 
concludes that based on: (1) The analysis and findings in the GEIS; (2) 
the environmental report submitted by Entergy; (3) consultation with 
Federal, State, and local agencies; (4) the staff's own independent 
review; and (5) the staff's consideration of public comments received 
during the environmental review, the staff recommends that the 
Commission determine that the adverse environmental impacts of license 
renewal for ANO-2, are not so great that preserving the option of 
license renewal for energy-planning decisionmakers would be 
    The final Supplement 19 to the GEIS is available for public 
inspection in the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) located at One White 
Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, or from the 
Publicly Available Records (PARS) component of NRC's Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). ADAMS is accessible 
from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html (the 
Public Electronic Reading Room). Persons who do not have access to 
ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in 
ADAMS, should contact the PDR reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-
415-4737, or by e-mail to [email protected]. In addition, the Ross 
Pendergraft Library at Arkansas Tech University, 305 West Q Street, 
Russellville, Arkansas 72801, has agreed to make the final plant-
specific supplement to the GEIS available for public inspection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Thomas Kenyon, License Renewal and 
Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement 
Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555. Mr. 
Kenyon may be contacted at 301-415-1120 or [email protected].

    Dated in Rockville, Maryland, this 7th day of April, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Pao-Tsin Kuo,
Program Director, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program, 
Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, Office of Nuclear Reactor 
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