[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 97 (Thursday, May 21, 2009)]
[Page 23895]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-11877]

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[Docket Nos. 50-334 and 50-412; NRC-2008-0531]

Firstenergy Nuclear Operating Company; Notice of Availability of 
the Final Supplement 36 to the Generic Environmental Impact Statement 
for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Regarding the License Renewal of 
Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(the Commission or NRC) has published a final plant-specific supplement 
to the ``Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants (GEIS),'' NUREG-1437, regarding the renewal of operating 
licenses DPR-66 and NPF-73 for an additional 20 years of operation for 
the Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2, which are located in 
Shippingport, PA about 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA. Possible 
alternatives to the proposed action (license renewal) include no action 
and reasonable alternative energy sources.
    As discussed in Section 9.3 of the final Supplement 36, based on: 
(1) The analysis and findings in the GEIS; (2) the Environmental Report 
submitted by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; (3) consultation 
with Federal, State, and local agencies; (4) the NRC staff's own 
independent review; and (5) the NRC staff's consideration of public 
comments during the scoping and draft Supplemental Environment Impact 
Statement (SEIS) comment period, the recommendation of the staff is 
that the Commission determine that the adverse environmental impacts of 
license renewal for BVPS Units 1 and 2 are not so great that preserving 
the option of license renewal for energy-planning decision makers would 
be unreasonable.
    The final Supplement 36 to the GEIS is publicly available at the 
NRC Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from the NRC's Agencywide 
Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). The ADAMS Public 
Electronic Reading Room is accessible at http://adamswebsearch.nrc.gov/dologin.htm. The Accession Number for the final Supplement 36 to the 
GEIS is ML091260011. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who 
encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should 
contact the NRC's PDR reference staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209, 
or 301-415-4737, or by e-mail at [email protected]. In addition, the 
following libraries have agreed to make the final SEIS available for 
public inspection.
     Beaver Area Memorial Library, 100 College Ave., Beaver, PA 
15009-2704, telephone 724-775-1132
     Beaver County Library System, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 
15061, telephone 724-728-3737

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Mr. Emmanuel Sayoc, Projects Branch 
2, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail Stop O-11F1, Washington, DC 
20555-0001. Mr. Emmanuel Sayoc may be contacted by telephone at 1-800-
368-5642, extension 1924 or by e-mail at [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 14th day of May, 2009. For 
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
David J. Wrona,
Chief, Projects Branch 2, Division of License Renewal, Office of 
Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E9-11877 Filed 5-20-09; 8:45 am]