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Proposed Subsequent Arrangement

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AGENCY:

Office of International Regimes and Agreements, Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Subsequent arrangement.

SUMMARY:

This notice has been issued under the authority of Section 131 of the Atomic

Energy Act of 1954, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2160). The Department is providing notice of a proposed subsequent arrangement under the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada and the Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy Between the United States and the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM).

This subsequent arrangement concerns the retransfer of 302,188 kg of U.S.-origin natural uranium trioxide (UO3) (82.73% U), 250,000 kg of which is uranium, from Cameco in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada to Springfields Fuels Ltd. in Lancashire, United Kingdom. The material, which is currently located at Cameco, Blind River, will be transferred to Springfields Fuels Ltd. for conversion to uranium hexafluoride (UF6) for ultimate end use in a civilian nuclear power program. The UO3 from U.S.-origin concentrates was originally obtained by Cameco from Crowe Butte Resources Inc. pursuant to export license XSOU8798.

In accordance with Section 131 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, we have determined that this subsequent arrangement will not be inimical to the common defense and security.

This subsequent arrangement will take effect no sooner than fifteen days after the date of publication of this notice.

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Dated: March 11, 2010.

For the Department of Energy

Richard Goorevich,

Director, Office of International Regimes and Agreements.

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[FR Doc. 2010-5803 Filed 3-16-10; 8:45 am]

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