Practice rules: Domestic licensing proceedings— level radioactive waste disposal at geologic repository; staff recommendations for draft regulations,

 
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[Federal Register: October 28, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 208)]

[Proposed Rules]

[Page 57627]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

10 CFR Part 63

Notice of Availability of Staff Recommendations to the Commission: Draft Regulations for Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes at a Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of availability.

SUMMARY: The NRC is reissuing this notice due to an error in the website address which appeared in the version published October 14, 1998 (63 FR 55056). The NRC is making available NRC staff recommendations for draft regulations governing disposal of high-level radioactive wastes at a proposed geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The Commission is presently reviewing these staff recommendations, and has not yet approved publication of the recommended draft regulations as a proposed rule. The Commission is making the staff recommendations available now to enable all stakeholders to have preliminary access to the document. When the Commission has approved a proposed rule, it will be published in the Federal Register for formal public comment.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the staff recommendations can be obtained electronically at the NRC Technical Conference Forum Website under the topic ``Draft Proposed Rule for Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes at a Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada'' at http://techconf.llnl.gov/cgi-bin/topics or from the NRC's Public Document Room, 2120 L Street, NW., (Lower Level), Washington, DC 20555; telephone 202-634-3273; fax 202-634-3343. To view the working paper at the Website, select ``Draft Proposed Rule for Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste at a Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''

Comments may be posted electronically on the NRC Technical Conference Forum Website mentioned above. Comments submitted electronically can also be viewed at that Website. Comments may also be mailed to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clark Prichard, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone (301) 415-6203; e-mail cwp@nrc.gov.; or Timothy McCartin, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, telephone (301) 415-6681; e-mail tjm3@nrc.gov.

Dated at Rockville, Maryland this 21st day of October, 1998.

For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Donald A. Cool, Director, Division of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety, NMSS.

[FR Doc. 98-28814Filed10-27-98; 8:45 am]

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