United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

GEIS and Waste Confidence Rule References: Chapter 3

Affected Environment

10 CFR Part 20.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 20, "Standards for Protection Against Radiation." Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 50.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 50, "Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities." Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 51.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 51, "Environmental Protection Regulations for Domestic Licensing and Related Regulatory Functions."  Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 61.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 61, "Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste." Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 71.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 71, "Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material."  Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 72.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, "Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level Radioactive Waste, and Reactor-Related Greater Than Class C Waste."  Washington, D.C.

29 CFR 1910.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Labor, Part 1910, "Occupational Safety and Health Standards."  Washington, D.C.

36 CFR Part 60.  Title 36, Parks, Forests, and Public Property, Part 60, "National Register of Historic Places."  Washington, D.C.

36 CFR Part 800.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36, Parks, Forests, and Public Property, Part 800, "Protection of Historic Properties."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR Part 50.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 50, "National Primary and Secondary Ambient Air Quality Standards."  Washington, D.C.

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40 CFR Part 51.  Code of Federal Regulations, Protection of the Environment, Part 51, "Requirements for Preparation, Adoption, and Submittal of Implementation Plans."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR 81.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 81, "Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR Part 93.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 93, "Determining Conformity of Federal Actions to State or Federal Implementation Plans."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR Part 190.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 190, "Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR Part 261.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 261, "Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste."  Washington, D.C.

53 FR 43950.  October 31, 1988.  "Memorandum of Understanding (MOU); Nuclear Regulatory Commission."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

59 FR 7629.  February 16, 1994.  Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. Federal Register, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

63 FR 7254.  February 12, 1998.  "Indian Tribes:  Air Quality Planning and Management."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

69 FR 52040.  August 24, 2004.  "Policy Statement on the Treatment of Environmental Justice Matters in NRC Regulatory and Licensing Actions."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

74 FR 66496.  December 15, 2009.  "Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases under Section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act."  Federal Register, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

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76 FR 35512.  June 17, 2011.  "Decommissioning Planning."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

ACHP (Advisory Council on Historic Preservation).  2008.  National Register Evaluation Criteria.  Washington, D.C.

Armantrout, N.B.  1998.  Glossary of Aquatic Habitat Inventory TerminologyWestern Division of American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. (Fee may be charged.)

Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended.  42 USC 2011, et seq

Back, W., J.S. Rosenshein, and P.R. Seaber, eds.  1988.  The Geology of North America: Volume 0-2: Hydrogeology.  The Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado.  (Textbook)

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940, as amended.  16 USC 668-668d, et seq.

Beeton, A.M.  2002.  "Large Freshwater Lakes:  Present State, Trends, and Future."  Environmental Conservation 29(1):21–38, New York, New York.

CEQ (Council on Environmental Quality).  1997.  Environmental Justice: Guidance Under the National Environmental Policy Act.  Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C.

Clean Air Act. 42 USC 7401, et seq.

Columbia County.  2013.  "Summary of Assessment and Tax Roll 2012-13."  Columbia County, Mt. St. Helens, Oregon.

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CYAPC (Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company).  2012.  Haddam Neck Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Decommissioning Funding Plan.  East Hampton, Connecticut.

Edsall, T. and M. Charlton.  1997.  Nearshore Waters of the Great Lakes.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada, Washington, D.C. and Downsview, Ontario.

Endangered Species Act of 1973.  16 USC 1531-1544, et seq.

EnergySolutions.  2012.  FY 2012/2013 Least Cost Operating Plan Barnwell Disposal Facility.  BEDL-12-024.  Barnwell, South Carolina.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).  1974.  Information on Levels of Environmental Noise Requisite to Protect Public Health and Welfare With an Adequate Margin of Safety.  550/9-74-004, Washington, D.C.

EPRI and Maine Yankee.  2005.  Maine Yankee Decommissioning Experience Report: Detailed Experiences 1997-2004. Palo Alto, California and Wiscasset, Maine.

FWS (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service).  2007.  National Wetlands Inventory.  U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

GAO (General Accounting Office).  2004.  Low-Level Radioactive Waste—Disposal Availability Adequate in Short Term, but Oversight Needed To Identify Any Future Shortfalls.  GAO-04-604, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

GCRP (U.S. Global Change Research Program).  2009.  Global Climate Change Impacts in the United StatesT.R. Karl, J.M. Melillo, and T.C. Peterson, eds.  Cambridge University Press, New York, New York.

Hasseett-Snipple, B.M.  2011.  National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Particulate Matter (PM):  Current Review – Focus on Primary PM2.5 Standards.  EPA/WESTAR Residential Wood Smoke Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act.  42 USC 2021, et seq. (1986).

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.  16 USC 1801, et seq.

Marine Mammal Protection Act.  16 USC 1361, et seq.

Metz, W.   1983.  Population and Land Use Change in the Vicinity of Operating Nuclear Power Station—An Anthology.  BrookhavenNational Laboratory, Upton, New York.  (Not available electronically.)

Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, as amended.  16 USC 703-712.

Morrow, J.V. and J.C. Fischenich.  2000.  Habitat Requirements for Freshwater Fishes.  ERDC TN-EMRRPSR-06.  U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

MYAPC (Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company).  2013.  Maine Yankee Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Revised Decommissioning Funding Plan.  Wiscasset, Maine.

NCRP (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements).  2009.  Ionizing Radiation Exposure of the Population of the United States.  Report 160, Bethesda, Maryland.  (Fee may be charged.)

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).  42 USC 4321-4347.

National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (NHPA).  16 USC 470, et seq.

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NEI (Nuclear Energy Institute).  2013.   Low-Level Radioactive Waste.  Washington, D.C.

Northcote, T. G. 1978. "Migratory strategies and production in freshwater fishes." Ecology of Freshwater Fish Production. 326-359, New York, New York.  (Not available electronically.)

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1985.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Construction and Operation of the Surry Dry Cask Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.  (redacted)

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1988.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Construction and Operation of the Oconee Nuclear Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1989.  Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Proposed Rule Entitled, "Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel in NRC-Approved Storage Casks at Nuclear Power Reactor Sites."  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1991a.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Construction and Operation of the Fort St. Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Docket No. 72-009, Public Service Company of Colorado.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1991b.  Environmental Assessment Related to Construction and Operation of the Calvert Cliffs Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.    Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1992.  Environmental Assessment Related to Construction and Operation of the Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.    Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2002.  Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities:  Regarding the Decommissioning of Nuclear Power ReactorsNUREG-0586, Supplement 1, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2003.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Construction and Operation of the Diablo Canyon Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.    Washington, D.C.

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2004.  Environmental Assessment for the License Renewal of the General Electric Morris Operation Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation in Morris, Illinois.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2005a.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Renewal of the H.B. Robinson Steam Electric Plant, Unit No. 2 Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation License Special Nuclear Materials License No. SNM-2502.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2005b.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Renewal of the License for the Surry Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2005c.  Environmental Assessment Related to the Construction and Operation of the Humboldt Bay Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2008.  North Anna Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Final Safety Analysis Report. Revision 6, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2009a.  Environmental Assessment for the Renewal of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission License No. SNM-2503 for Oconee Nuclear Power Station Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation. Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2009b.  Memorandum and Order [Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Tennessee Valley Authority – greenhouse gas emissions]CLI-09-21, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2010.  Memorandum S.C. Flanders to B. Clayton dated December 10, 2010, regarding "Addressing Construction and Preconstruction Activities, Greenhouse Gas Issues, General Conformity Determinations, Environmental Justice, Need for Power, Cumulative Impact Analysis, and Cultural/Historical Resources Analysis Issues in Environmental Impact Statements."  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011a.  Memorandum from B. Clayton to S. C. Flanders dated March 4, 2011, regarding "Revision 1—Addressing the Construction and Preconstruction Activities, Greenhouse Gas Issues, General Conformity Determinations, Environmental Justice, the Need for Power, Cumulative Impact Analysis, and Cultural/Historical Resources Analysis Issues In Environmental Impact Statements." Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011b.  Policy Issue (Information) from R.W. Borchardt to The Commissioners dated February 9, 2011, regarding "Senior Management Review of Overall Regulatory Approach to Groundwater Protection." SECY-11-0019, Washington, D.C.

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012a.  Information Digest, 2012-2013.  NUREG-1350, Volume 24, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012b.  Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Renewal of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission License No. SNM-2505 for Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, LLC's Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012c.  List of Historical Leaks and Spills at U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Plants.  Revision 10, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012d.  Proposed Draft Guidance Decommissioning Planning During Operations.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012e.  Occupational Radiation Exposure at Commercial Nuclear Power Reactors and Other Facilities 2010.  NUREG–0713, Volume 32, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2013a.  Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Power Plants.  NUREG–1437, Revision 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2013b.  U.S. Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations [map]. (current as of March 2013).

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2013c.  Final Environmental Impact Statement for Combined Licenses (COL) for Enrico Fermi Unit 3.  NUREG-2105, Volumes 1 and 2.  Washington, D.C.

Occupational Safety and Health Act.  29 USC 651, et seq.

PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company).  2012.  "PG&E Making $157 Million in Property Tax Payments to 49 California Counties."  News and Perspectives from Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, California.

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Pollution Prevention Act of 1990.  42 USC 13101, et seq. (1990).

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976.  42 USC 6901, et seq. (1976).

Safe Drinking Water Act.  42 USC 300.  (1974).

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Witman. J.D.  1987.  Subtidal Coexistence: Storms, Grazing, Mutualism, and the Zonation of Kelps and Mussels.  Ecological Monographs 55:421-445, Ithaca, New York.

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