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Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration.


Notice of the Availability of a draft Environmental Assessment.


The purpose of this Notice is to make available to the public the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Nuclear Ship SAVANNAH decommissioning. The draft EA analyzes the impacts associated with the full nuclear decommissioning of the vessel.


Comments on this draft Environmental Assessment must be received by October 11, 2006.


You may submit comments [identified by DOT DMS Docket Number MARAD-2006-25549] by any of the following methods:

  • Web site: Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
  • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW., Nassif Building, Room PL-401, Washington, DC 20590-001.
  • Hand Delivery: Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.

Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this action. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to at any time or to Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.

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Carolyn E. Junemann, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Activities, U.S. Maritime Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7209, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366-1920, fax (202) 366-6988.

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An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket are available at In addition, copies of the draft EA are available for public viewing at Kirn Memorial Main Library in Norfolk, VA, Dorchester and Otranto libraries in North Charleston, SC, and the Randall Library at the University of North Carolina.

Privacy Act

Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78) or you may visit

(Authority: 49 CFR 1.66)

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By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

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Dated: September 6, 2006.

Joel C. Richard,

Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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[FR Doc. E6-14985 Filed 9-8-06; 8:45 am]