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Public Meeting on an Overview of Recent Activities Related to the Potential High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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AGENCY:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of public meetings in Beatty, Tonopah, and Ely, Nevada.

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SUMMARY:

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff will hold three public meetings on regulation of a potential high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain. The meetings are intended to foster a common understanding among the stakeholders on safety and regulatory issues, should the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) submit a license application to the NRC for a possible geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. All meetings will be facilitated by Francis X. Cameron, Special Counsel for Public Liaison, Office of the General Counsel, NRC.

The meetings are primarily to acquaint the public with the NRC oversight of a potential high-level waste repository at Yucca Mountain. It will begin with an overview of NRC's responsibilities, include a discussion of NRC's regulations and preparations for evaluating a potential U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) license application, and conclude with an overview of the NRC's role with respect to the transportation of high-level waste. Several opportunities for questions will be provided. In addition, members of the NRC staff will be available for discussion with members of the public. The dates, times, and locations of the public meetings are shown below.

Date/Time: Monday, April 8, 2002, from 6:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. (Pacific time). Tuesday, April 9, 2002, from 6:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. (Pacific time). Wednesday, April 10, 2002, from 6:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. (Pacific time).

Place: Beatty Senior Center, 150 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada. Tonopah Convention Center, 301 West Brougher Avenue, Tonopah, Nevada. Holiday Inn Prospector Inn & Casino, 1501 E. Aultman Street, Ely, Nevada/

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Francis X. Cameron, Special Counsel for Public Liaison, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, or by telephone: (301) 415-1642 or e-mail: fxc@nrc.gov.

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Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 14th day of March, 2002.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Janet R. Schlueter,

Chief, High-Level Waste Branch, Division of Waste Management, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.

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[FR Doc. 02-6813 Filed 3-20-02; 8:45 am]

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