SUBJECT: US NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETING WEBINAR TO RECEIVE COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR THE HOLTEC INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED INTERIM STORAGE FACILITY
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will conduct a public meeting via webinar soliciting comments on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Holtec International’s (Holtec) proposed Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel in Lea County, New Mexico. The draft EIS evaluates potential environmental impacts of Holtec’s request to build and operate the proposed CISF.
The public meeting webinar will be accessible to the public by navigating, on the day and time of the meeting, to the internet link below and entering the event number associated with the date of the webinar when prompted. Telephone access is also provided by dialing the telephone number and entering the passcode provided below. The NRC staff will present the results of the draft environmental impact analysis and receive the public’s comments on the draft report. The NRC invites members of the public to attend the public meeting webinar and to present oral comments on the draft EIS. The public meeting webinar will commence at 3:00 pm Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on June 23, 2020.
Webinar Internet address: https://usnrc.webex.com/usnrc/
Event Number: 199 800 0026
Telephone number: 888-454-7496
Telephone passcode: 5790355
Those wishing to present oral comments are asked to pre-register by June 22, 2020, by contacting Ms. Antoinette Walker-Smith via e-mail at: Antoinette.Walker-Smith@nrc.
gov. The public may also submit written comments on the draft EIS before July 22, 2020. A notice published in the Federal Register (FR) on April 27, 2020 (85 FR 23382; https://www.federalregister. gov/), announced the availability of the NRC’s draft EIS and provided instructions for submitting written comments.
The draft EIS can be found on the NRC public webpage for the Holtec CISF license application at https://www.nrc.gov/waste/
spent-fuel-storage/cis/holtec- international.html. If you do not have internet access, contact the NRC Public Document Room at 800-397-4209 for assistance