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[Federal Register: May 5, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 86)]
[Notices]
[Page 23895]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr05my05-85]

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
[Docket Nos. 50-315 and 50-316]

Indiana Michigan Power Company and Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant,
Units 1 and 2; Notice of Availability of the Final Supplement 20 to the
Generic Environmental Impact Statement for the License Renewal of
Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(the Commission) has published a final plant-specific supplement to the
``Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS), NUREG-1437,''
regarding the renewal of operating licenses DPR-58 and DPR-74 for an
additional 20 years of operation at Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant, Units
1 and 2 (CNP). CNP is located in Berrien County, Michigan, about 55
miles east of Chicago, Illinois. Possible alternatives to the proposed
action (license renewal) include no action and reasonable alternative
energy sources.
In Section 9.3 of the final Supplement 20 to the GEIS, the staff
concludes that based on: (1) The analysis and findings in the GEIS; (2)
the environmental report submitted by Indiana Michigan Power Company;
(3) consultation with Federal, State, and local agencies; (4) the
staff's own independent review; and (5) the staff's consideration of
public comments, the recommendation of the staff is that the Commission
determine that the adverse environmental impacts of license renewal for
CNP Units 1 and 2 are not so great that preserving the option of
license renewal for energy-planning decision makers would be
unreasonable.
The final Supplement 20 to the GEIS is available for public
inspection in the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) located at One White
Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, or from the
Publicly Available Records (PARS) component of NRC's Agencywide
Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). ADAMS is accessible
from the NRC Web site at <A HREF="http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html";>http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html</A>


(the Public Electronic Reading Room). Persons who do not have access to
ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in
ADAMS, should contact the PDR reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-
415-4737, or by e-mail to <A HREF="mailto:pdr@nrc.gov";>pdr@nrc.gov</A>. In addition, the Bridgman Public
Library, 4460 Lake Street, Bridgman, Michigan and the Maud Preston
Palenske Memorial Library, 500 Market Street, St. Joseph, Michigan,
have agreed to make the final plant-specific supplement to the GEIS
available for public inspection.


For Further Information, Contact: Mr. William Dam, License Renewal and
Environmental Impacts Program, Division of Regulatory Improvement
Programs, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555. Mr.
Dam may be contacted at 301-415-4014 or via e-mail <A HREF="mailto:WLD@nrc.gov";>WLD@nrc.gov</A>.


Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 22nd day of April, 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Pao-Tsin Kuo,
Program Director, License Renewal and Environmental Impacts Program,
Division of Regulatory Improvement Programs, Office of Nuclear Reactor
Regulation.
[FR Doc. 05-8947 Filed 5-4-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7590-01-P

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