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Notice of Reopening of Public Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of reopening of public comment period.

SUMMARY:

On June 19, 2015 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) published in the Federal Register, a notice of availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory (DOE/EIS-0453-D) for public review and comment. That notice stated that the public comment period would continue through August 10, 2015. Based on a request received on August 6, 2015, the NNPP is reopening the public comment period through August 31, 2015.

DATES:

The NNPP will accept public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory (DOE/EIS-0453-D) through August 31, 2015. Comments submitted prior to this announcement do not need to be resubmitted as a result of this reopening of the comment period.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments on the Draft EIS may be submitted by mailing to: Erik Anderson, Department of Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, 1240 Isaac Hull Avenue SE., Stop 8036,Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-8036.

Comments provided by electronic mail (email) should be submitted to: ecfrecapitalization@unnpp.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For further information about this Draft EIS, contact Mr. Erik Anderson, as described above.

For information regarding the DOE NEPA process, please contact: Ms. Carol M. Borgstrom, Director, Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (GC-54), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, Telephone (202) 586-4600, or leave a message at (800) 472-2756.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On June 19, 2015, DOE published a notice of availability (80 FR 35331), and on June 26, 2015 EPA published a notice of availability (80 FR 36803) that announced that comments on DOE/EIS-0453-D should be submitted within a 45-day period ending on August 10, 2015. The NNPP is reopening the time allowed for submittal of comments through August 31, 2015.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on August 10, 2015.

John M. McKenzie

Director, Regulatory Affairs, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

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[FR Doc. 2015-20075 Filed 8-13-15; 8:45 am]

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