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Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Renewal Notice

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AGENCY:

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

This notice is to announce the renewal of the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) for a period of two years.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has determined that the renewal of the charter for the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste for the two year period commencing on May 24, 2000, is in the public interest, in connection with duties imposed on the Commission by law. This action is being taken in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.

The purpose of the Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste is to report to and advise the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on nuclear waste management and other related activities, as directed by the Commission. This includes 10 CFR parts 60 and 61 and other applicable regulations and legislative mandates. In performing its work, the Committee will examine and report on those areas of concern referred to it by the Commission and may undertake studies and activities on its own initiative, as appropriate. Emphasis will be on protecting the public health and safety in the disposal of nuclear waste. The Committee will interact with representatives of NRC, ACRS, other federal agencies, state and local agencies, Indian Tribes, and private, international and other organizations as appropriate to fulfill its responsibilities.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John T. Larkins, Executive Director of the Committee, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555, telephone (301) 415-7360.

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Dated: May 24, 2000.

Andrew L. Bates,

Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-13514 Filed 5-30-00; 8:45 am]

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