[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 117 (Monday, June 20, 2005)]
[Pages 35461-35462]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-3174]



[Docket No. 70-3103]

Safety Evaluation Report for the Proposed National Enrichment 
Facility in Lea County, NM, NUREG-1827; Notice of Availability

AGENCY: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability of Safety Evaluation Report.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(NRC) has issued a Safety Evaluation Report (SER) for the Louisiana 
Energy Services (LES) license application, dated December 12, 2003, 
docketed on January 30, 2004, and as revised by letters dated February 
27, 2004, July 30, 2004, September 30, 2004, April 22, 2005, April 29, 
2005, and May 25, 2005, for the possession and use of source, 
byproduct, and special nuclear materials at its proposed National 
Enrichment Facility (NEF) in Lea County, New Mexico.
    The SER discusses the results of the safety review performed by NRC 
staff in

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the following areas: General information, organization and 
administration, Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) and ISA Summary, 
radiation protection, nuclear criticality safety, chemical process 
safety, fire safety, emergency management, environmental protection, 
decommissioning, management measures, materials control and 
accountability, and physical protection.
    The NRC is planning to conduct a public meeting in New Mexico to 
provide an overview of the staff's safety review and to address any 
comments or questions relating to the issuance of the SER.

inspection and copying for a fee at the NRC's Public Document Room, 
located at One White Flint North, Public File Area O1 F21, 11555 
Rockville Pike (first floor), Rockville, Maryland. The Public Document 
Room is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
on Federal holidays.
    Publicly available records will be accessible electronically from 
the Agency-wide Documents Access and Management Systems (ADAMS) Public 
Electronic Reading Room, and on the Internet at the NRC Web site, 
http://www.nrc.gov/NRC/ADAMS/index.html. Persons who do not have access 
to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located 
in ADAMS, should contact the NRC Public Document Room Reference staff 
by telephone at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or by e-mail to 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy C. Johnson, Mail Stop: T-8F42, 
Special Projects Branch, Division of Fuel Cycle Safety and Safeguards, 
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, Telephone: (301) 415-
7299, and e-mail: [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 14th day of June, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
James W. Clifford,
Acting Branch Chief, Special Projects Branch, Division of Fuel Cycle 
Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and 
[FR Doc. E5-3174 Filed 6-17-05; 8:45 am]