[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 17 (Wednesday, January 28, 2009)]
[Page 4988]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-1778]



[Docket No. 50-238; NRC-2009-0019]

Nuclear Ship Savannah; Notice of Receipt and Availability for 
Comment of Post Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of Receipt and availability for public inspection and 
comment of Post Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR) for 
the Nuclear Ship Savannah (NS Savannah), Facility Operating License No. 


SUMMARY: On December 11, 2008, the U.S. Department of Transportation--
Maritime Administration (MARAD) submitted its PSDAR for the NS 
Savannah. The PSDAR provides an overview of MARAD's proposed 
decommissioning activities, schedule, and costs for the NS Savannah. 
The NS Savannah was brought to power in 1961 and removed from service 
in 1970. Final reactor shutdown occurred in November 1970 and defueling 
was completed in fall 1971. The NS Savannah is currently located at the 
Canton Marine Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland. The PSDAR, dated 
December 11, 2008, was placed in NRC's Agency-wide Document Access and 
Management System (ADAMS) with Accession No. ML083500100.

DATES: Submit comments by February 13, 2009. Comments received after 
this date will be considered if it is practical to do so.

ADDRESSES: The public is invited to submit comments on the PSDAR. 
Comments may be submitted in written or electronic form. Comments will 
be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not 
be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC 
cautions you against including any information in your submission that 
you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Written comments can be 
mailed to: John T. Buckley, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail 
Stop T8F5, Washington, DC 20555-0001. Written comments can be hand 
delivered to: 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, between 
7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Federal workdays. The PSDAR may be viewed 
electronically on the public computers located at the NRC's Public 
Document Room (PDR), Room O1 F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The PDR reproduction contractor 
will copy the PSDAR for a fee. The PSDAR is also available 
electronically at the NRC's Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. From this site, the public can gain 
entry into ADAMS, which provides text and image files of the PSDAR 
through Accession No. ML083500100. If you do not have access to ADAMS 
or if there are problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, 
contact the PDR Reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737 or by 
e-mail to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John T. Buckley, Division of Waste 
Management and Environmental Protection, Office of Federal and State 
Materials and Environmental Management Programs, U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, Telephone: 301-415-
6607 or Toll Free: 800-368-5642, x-6607, or e-mail 
[email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 21st day of January 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
John T. Buckley,
Senior Project Manager, Decommissioning and Uranium Licensing 
Directorate, Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection, 
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management 
[FR Doc. E9-1778 Filed 1-27-09; 8:45 am]