Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jenny M. Johansen, Nuclear Materials Safety Branch 2, Division of Nuclear Materials Safety, Region I, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 19406, telephone (610) 337-5071, fax (610) 337-5269; or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering the issuance of a license amendment to Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. for Materials License No. 37-30487-01, to authorize release of its facility in Malvern, Pennsylvania for unrestricted use. NRC has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) in support of this action in accordance with the requirements of 10 CFR part 51. Based on the EA, the NRC has concluded that a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is appropriate. The amendment will be issued following the publication of this notice.
II. EA Summary
The purpose of the proposed action is to authorize the release of the licensee's Malvern, Pennsylvania facility for unrestricted use. Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. was authorized by NRC from December 30,1998, to use radioactive materials for research and development, manufacturing and distribution, and calibration purposes at the site. On April 19, 2004, Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. requested that NRC release the facility for unrestricted use. Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. has conducted surveys of the facility and determined that the facility meets the license termination criteria in subpart E of 10 CFR part 20. The NRC staff has prepared an EA.
III. Finding of No Significant Impact
The staff has prepared the EA (summarized above) in support of the proposed license amendment to release the facility for unrestricted use. The NRC staff has evaluated Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.'s request and the results of the surveys and has concluded that the completed action complies with the criteria in subpart E of 10 CFR part 20. The staff has found that the environmental impacts from the proposed action are bounded by the impacts evaluated by the “Generic Environmental Impact Statement in Support of Rulemaking on Radiological Criteria for License Termination of NRC-Licensed Facilities” (NUREG-1496). The staff has also found the non-radiological impacts are not significant. On the basis of the EA, the NRC has concluded that the environmental impacts from the proposed action are expected to be insignificant and has determined not to prepare an environmental impact statement for the proposed action.
IV. Further Information
The EA and the documents related to this proposed action, including the application for the license amendment and supporting documentation, are available for inspection at NRC's Public Electronic Reading Room at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html (ADAMS Accession Nos. ML041250426, ML041470132 and ML041830049). The PDR reproduction contractor will copy documents for a fee. These documents are also available for inspection and copying for a fee at the Region I Office, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 19406. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, should contact the NRC PDR Reference staff by telephone at 1-800-397-4209 or (301) 415-4737, of by e-mail to email@example.com.Start Signature
Dated in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania this 1st day of July, 2004.
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
John D. Kinneman,
Chief, Nuclear Materials Safety Branch 2, Division of Nuclear Materials Safety, Region I.
[FR Doc. 04-15592 Filed 7-8-04; 8:45 am]
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