[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 238 (Monday, December 14, 2009)]
[Pages 66173-66174]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-29659]



[NRC-2009-0549; Docket No. 50-113]

Notice and Solicitation of Comments Pursuant to 10 CFR 20.1405 
and10 CFR 50.82(B)(5) Concerning Proposed Action To Decommission the 
University of Arizona Reactor Facility

    Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
(the Commission) has received an application from the University of 
Arizona to approve a decommissioning plan dated May 21, 2009, for the 
University of Arizona Nuclear Reactor Laboratory (Facility License No. 
R-52) located in Tuscon, Arizona.
    In accordance with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 
CFR) 20.1405, the Commission is providing notice and soliciting 
comments from local and State governments in the vicinity of the site 
and any Indian Nation or other indigenous people that have treaty or 
statutory rights that could be affected by the decommissioning. This 
notice and solicitation of comments is published pursuant to 10 CFR 
20.1405, which provides for publication in the Federal Register and in 
a forum, such as local newspapers, letters to State or local 
organizations, or other appropriate forum, that is readily accessible 
to individuals in the vicinity of the site.
    Comments should be provided within 30 days of the date of this 
notice You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. 
Please include Docket ID NRC-2009-0549 in the subject line of your 
comments. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be 
posted on the NRC Web site and on the Federal

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rulemaking Web site Regulations.gov. 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.
    The NRC requests that any party soliciting or aggregating comments 
received from other persons for submission to the NRC inform those 
persons that the NRC will not edit their comments to remove any 
identifying or contact information, and therefore, they should not 
include any information in their comments that they do not want 
publicly disclosed.
    Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and 
search for documents filed under Docket ID NRC-2009-0549. Address 
questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher 301-492-3668; e-mail 
[email protected].
    Mail comments to: Michael T. Lesar, Chief, Rulemaking and 
Directives Branch (RDB), Division of Administrative Services, Office of 
Administration, Mail Stop: TWB-05-B01M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, or by fax to RDB at (301) 492-
    Further, in accordance with 10 CFR 50.82(b)(5), notice is also 
provided to interested persons of the Commission's intent to approve 
the plan by amendment, subject to such conditions and limitations as it 
deems appropriate and necessary, if the plan demonstrates that 
decommissioning will be performed in accordance with the regulations in 
this chapter and will not be inimical to the common defense and 
security or to the health and safety of the public.
    A copy of the application (Accession Number ML091490076) is 
available electronically for public inspection in the NRC Public 
Document Room or from the Publicly Available Records component of the 
NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). ADAMS 
is accessible from the NRC Web site at (the Public Electronic Reading 
Room) http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of November, 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Kathryn M. Brock,
Chief, Research and Test Reactors Branch A, Division of Policy and 
Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation.
[FR Doc. E9-29659 Filed 12-11-09; 8:45 am]