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Summary of Section 106 Consultation Correspondence and Surveys for USEC Inc., Proposed American Centrifuge Plant (ACP), Piketon, Ohio

Following is a chronological list of Section 106 related correspondence and information broken down by government organizations, Tribal organizations, and Mr. Geoffrery Sea, a consulting party. Table 1 lists information related to Federal, State, and local government agencies. Table 2 lists information related to Tribal governments, and Table 3 lists information related to Mr. Geoffrey Sea. Table 4 lists publicly available cultural resource inventories and information related to the proposed ACP. Table 5 lists late-filed comments on the DEIS (and related to the Section 106 process) regarding earthworks near the Route 23 and West Access Road interchange.

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Table 1: Communications To/From Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies
Date Title ADAMS Accession #
11/23/04 Record of conversation (ROC) between NRC and Mr. David Snyder of Ohio Historic Preservation Office (OHPO) ML051250043
12/28/04 Initial consultation letter to OHPO from NRC requesting more information and providing notice of Section 106/NEPA coordination ML043550029
2/2/05 OHPO response to 12/28/04 initiation letter ML050550342
3/7/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. Tim McKeown of National Park Service regarding tribal identification ML051250290
3/14/05 Initial consultation letter to Pike County, Ohio, Commissioners from NRC ML050660146
3/24/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. David Snyder of OHPO regarding prehistoric earthworks ML051250259
5/20/05 Section 106/NEPA coordination letter to Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) from NRC ML050970073
6/6/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. David Snyder of OHPO regarding Section 106 consultation procedure ML051580579
9/6/05 Letter to ACHP from NRC providing DEIS and Section 106 finding ML052450243
9/6/05 Letter to OHPO from NRC providing DEIS and request for comments on DEIS and Section 106 finding ML052450265
10/5/05 Letter from OHPO to NRC providing DEIS comments ML052900394
1/27/06 Referral Letter to ACHP from NRC providing consulting party objections to NRC findings ML060120438

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Table 2: Communications To/From Tribal Organizations
Date Title ADAMS Accession #
3/14/05 Initial consultation letters to Cayuga Nation, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma, Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma, Forest County Potawatomi, Citizens Potawatomi, Seneca Nation of Indians, Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Wyandotte Nation, Loyal Shawnee Tribe from NRC describing Section 106 undertaking and requesting more information ML050660146
3/18/05 Initial consultation letters to Shawnee Tribe and Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation from NRC describing Section 106 undertaking and requesting more information ML050750405
3/23/05 Letter from Peoria Tribe to NRC stating no additional information but to keep informed of NAGPRA discoveries ML050960346
3/28/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Rebecca Hawkins, Shawnee Tribe, requesting more information ML051250049
4/5/05 Consultation response from Seneca Nation Tribe (request more information) ML051090146
6/1/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. Paul Barton, Seneca-Cayuga Tribe, regarding information request; tribe will get back to NRC with any questions ML051580452
6/1/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Julie Olds, Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, regarding information request; tribe may respond by email ML051580485
6/1/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Tamara Frances, Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma, regarding information request; tribe indicated no interest in Pike County, OH ML051580510
6/2/05 NRC left message with Absentee Shawnee, Cayuga Nation, County Potawatomi, Citizen Potawatomi Nation regarding initial information request ML053340439
6/2/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. JoAnn Beckham, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, regarding information request; tribe indicated it would get to NRC with any information ML051580451
6/2/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Sherri Clemons, Wyandotte Nation, regarding information request; tribe indicated no connection or information related to Pike County and requested to be kept informed of NAGPRA discoveries ML051580460
6/2/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Rhonda Dixon, Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, regarding information request; tribe indicated no connection to southern Ohio ML051580472
6/3/05 Email from Eastern Shawnee to NRC stating no information and no objection relevant to the proposed ACP and requested to be kept informed of NAGPRA discoveries ML051580582
6/7/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. Rey Kitchkumme, Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, regarding information request; tribe indicated no information or objection to proposed project and requested to be kept informed of NAGPRA discoveries ML051590032
8/24/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. Brady Grant, Turtle Mountain Band Chippewa Indians, regarding information request; tribe indicated no interest ML052410272
8/24/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. Paul Boston, Seneca-Cayuga Nation, regarding information request; tribe indicated no information and requested to be kept informed of NAGPRA discoveries ML052410271
8/24/05 ROC between NRC and Cayuga Nation, regarding information request; tribe requested that NRC resend the letter which NRC completed ML052410267
8/24/05 ROC between NRC and Ms. Rebecca Hawkins, Shawnee Tribe, regarding information request, tribe requested that NRC resend letter which NRC completed ML052410259
8/24/05 NRC left messages with Absentee Shawnee, Cherokee Nation, Forest County Potawatomi, Citizen Potawatomi Nation regarding initial information request ML053340439
8/25/05 Email from NRC to Ms. Kathleen Mitchell, Seneca Nation, providing additional information as requested by tribe in 4/5/05 email ML052410270
9/6/05 Continuing consultation letter to Ms. Kathleen Mitchell, Seneca Nation, from NRC providing DEIS and request for comment on Section 106 finding ML052450146
9/6/05 Continuing Consultation Letter to Mr. Kenneth Daughtery, Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, from NRC providing DEIS and request for comment on Section 106 finding ML052440393
9/7/05 Email from Ms. Rebecca Hawkins, Shawnee Tribe, to NRC providing clarification to tribe's name change ML053040033
9/9/05 Email from Ms. Rebecca Hawkins, Shawnee Tribe, to NRC stating no specific information about project area and request to be kept informed of future surveys and NAGPRA discoveries ML053340434
10/14/05 Email from NRC to Ms. Rebecca Hawkins, Shawnee Tribe, providing DEIS ML053040035
11/29/05 Letter from NRC to to Chief Hawk Pope, United Remnant Band of Shawnee, forwarding DEIS and 106 findings ML053330023
12/19/05 Continuing consultation letter to Ms. Kathleen Mitchell, Seneca Nation, from NRC transmitting additional information on DOE well field ML053480353
12/19/05 Continuing consultation letter to Mr. Kenneth Daughtery, Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, from NRC transmitting additional information on DOE well field ML053480316
1/10/06 Email from Ms. Gail Thompson, Seneca Nation, to NRC stating no further concerns ML060130588

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Table 3: Documentation To/From Mr. Geoffrey Sea - Consulting Party*
Date Title ADAMS Accession #
2/2/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC providing scooping comments ML050450020
2/14/05 Email series between Mr. Sea and NRC with Mr. Sea requesting to provided corrected site location and to sent hard copies of USEC filings and NRC requesting corrected site location ML051330347
2/14/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC providing corrected site location and request to kept informed of Section 106 implementation ML051330348
2/14/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC to disregard corrected site locations ML051330350
2/28/05 Mr. Sea pleading before Atomic Safety Licensing Board, initial contentions ML051050237
3/30/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, response to USEC filing ML051030244
4/1/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, response to NRC staff filing ML051030241
4/6/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, corrected response to NRC staff with additional attachments ML051020088
4/18/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, response to USEC's motion to strike ML051170168
5/12/05 NRC Commission grants Mr. Sea legal standing in ASLB hearing (CLI-05-11) ML051320172
7/18/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, providing new information ML052090358
8/3/05 Email from NRC attorney to Mr. Sea providing requested information from earlier phone call ML053340477
8/9/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC attorney requesting further information about 106 process and request to be consulting party ML053340444
8/17/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, providing new information pertaining to apparent prehistoric earthworks based on DOE well field visit ML052500440
8/23/05 Email from NRC to Mr. Sea providing information requested in 8/9/05 email and information about consulting party request ML052440393
8/25/05 ROC between NRC and Mr. David Snyder, OHPO regarding granting Sea consulting party status ML053040031
9/6/05 Letter from NRC to Mr. Sea transmitting DEIS and designating Mr. Sea as a consulting party and requesting comments on DEIS and Section 106 findings ML052440425
9/6/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, providing responses to USEC and NRC response to Mr. Sea's 8/17/05 filing ML052640146
10/7/05 ALSB ruling which does not admit any of Mr. Sea's contentions (LBP-05-28) ML052800139
10/24/05 Email from Mr. Thomas King providing comments on DEIS and Section 106 findings ML052990268
10/24/05 Email from NRC to Mr. Sea granting 48 hour extension to DEIS/106 comment period ML053040031
10/24/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, requesting contentions be admitted ML053080032
10/27/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC providing attachments to DEIS comments with text to follow ML053040073
11/8/05 Mr. Sea pleading before ASLB, request to file additional response ML053200273
11/23/05 Email from NRC to Mr. Sea to verify whether additional text of DEIS comments was sent ML053340483
11/23/05 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC stating that additional comments were being forwarded directly to ACHP and providing objections to NRC using its NEPA process for Section 106 purposes and of Section 106 findings ML053340475
12/7/05 Email from NRC to Mr. Sea answering Sea questions about NRC's findings and requesting the text of DEIS/Section 106 comments ML053490249
12/19/05 Letter from NRC to Mr. Sea transmitting additional information on DOE well field ML053480179

*Note: Mr. Sea's pleadings before the Atomic Safety Licensing Board are also included for those pleadings which include historic and cultural resource issues.

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Table 4: Publicly Available Cultural Resource Surveys and Related Information
Date Title ADAMS Accession #
7/15/97
Phase I Archaeological Survey for the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS Facility) in Scioto and Seal Townships, Pike County, Ohio
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7/31/03 Phase II Archaeological Testing at Site 33PK210, Scioto Township, Pike County, Ohio ML051110118
9/30/05 Letter from Mr. Blaine Beekman, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, providing information on DOE well field flood control levy ML052900388

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Table 5: Comments and Information Related to Earthworks near the Route 23 and West Access Road Interchange
Date Title ADAMS
Accession #
3/3/06 Email from Mr. Sea to NRC providing new discovery of earthwork adjacent to USEC main gate ML060830510
3/7/06 Email from USEC to NRC providing additional information on ODOT work on West Access Road ML060930332
3/14/06 Email from J. Wilson to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060830520
3/14/06 Email from E. Sofish to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060830453
3/14/06 Email from S. Taylor to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060860160
3/14/06 Email from T. Mahan to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060860164
3/14/06 Email from D. Mcllwainlaw to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060860165
3/14/06 Email from D. Jinks to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060860167
3/15/06 Email from J. Richards to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060830451
3/17/06 Email from M. Lewis to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks ML060830446
3/17/06 Email from D. Knoechelman to NRC regarding adjacent earthworks and NAGPRA ML060830448
3/23/06 Fax to NRC from ODOT regarding Ohio Earthwork Site ML060930327

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