United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

GEIS and Waste Confidence Rule References: Chapter 4

Onsite Impacts

10 CFR Part 11.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 11, "Criteria and Procedures for Determining Eligibility for Access to or Control Over Special Nuclear Material."  Washington, D.C.

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

10 CFR Part 25.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 25, "Access Authorization."  Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 26.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 26, "Fitness for Duty Programs."  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 52.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 52, "Licenses, Certifications, and Approvals for Nuclear Power Plants."  Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 70.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 70, "Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear 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.

10 CFR Part 73.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 73, "Physical Protection of Plants and Materials."  Washington, D.C.

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10 CFR Part 74.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 74, "Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material."  Washington, D.C.

10 CFR Part 100.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, Energy, Part 100, "Reactor Site Criteria."  Washington, D.C.

36 CFR 60.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36, Parks, Forests, and Public Property, Part 60, "National Registry 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 93.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 93, "Determining Conformity of Federal Actions to State or Federal Implementations Plans."  Washington, D.C.

40 CFR Part 125.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of the Environment, Part 125, "Criteria and Standards for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System."  Washington, D.C.

50 CFR Part 402.  Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Wildlife and Fisheries, Part 402, "Interagency Cooperation—Endangered Species Act of 1973, as Amended."  Washington, D.C.

59 FR 7629.  February 16, 1994.  "Summary of Executive Order 12898 – Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations."  Federal Register, Environmental Protection Agency, 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.

72 FR 12705.  March 19, 2007.  "Design Basis Threat."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

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73 FR 46204.  August 8, 2008.  "The Attorney General of Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Attorney General of California; Denial of Petitions for Rulemaking."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

74 FR 13926.  March 27, 2009.  "Power Reactor Security Requirements; Supplemental Proposed Rule."  Federal Register.  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

75 FR 81037.  December 23, 2010.  Waste Confidence Decision Update."  Federal Register, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

AEC (U.S. Atomic Energy Commission).  1972.  Environmental Survey of Transportation of Radioactive Materials to and From Nuclear Power Plants.  WASH-1238, Washington, D.C.

American National Standards Institute/American Nuclear Society (ANSI/ANS).  1992.  Design Criteria for an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (Dry Storage Type).  ANSI/ANS 57.9–1992, La Grange Park, Illinois.

ASME International.  2010.  Rules for Construction of Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Multiple Girder).  ASME NOG-1, New York, New York. (Fee may be charged.)

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

Beitinger, T.L., W.A. Bennett, and R.W. McCauley.  2000.  "Temperature Tolerances of North American Freshwater Fishes Exposed to Dynamic Changes in Temperature."  Environmental Biology of Fishes 58:237–275.  New York, New York.

Bender, M.A., T. R. Knutson, R. E. Tuleya, J.J. Sirutis, G. A. Vecchi, S. T. Garner, and I. M. Held.  2010.  "Modeled Impact of Anthropogenic Warming on the Frequency of Intense Atlantic Hurricanes," Science, 327 (5964): 454-458, Washington, D.C.

Blue Ribbon Commission.  2012.  Transportation and Storage Subcommittee Report to the Full Commission: Updated Report.  Washington, D.C.

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Christensen, M.R., D.C. Koelsch, L. Stewart, M.A. McKinnon.  2000.  Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Transfer System Cold Demonstration Project.  INEEL/EXT–99–01335, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Coates, C.W., B.L. Broadhead, A.M. Krichinsky, R.W. Leggett, M.B. Emmett, and J.B. Hines.  2005.  Radiation Effects on Personnel Performance Capability and a Summary of Dose Levels for Spent Research Reactor Fuels, ORNL/TM-2005/261, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Consumers Energy Company and Nuclear Management Company, LLC.  2001.  Palisades Nuclear Plant Biological Assessment of the 1999 Cooling Water Flow Increase at the Palisades Plant, near South Haven, Michigan.  Consumers Energy Company, Jackson, Michigan, and Nuclear Management Company, LLC, Covert, Michigan.  (Not available electronically.)

DOE (U.S. Department of Energy).  1996.  Dry Transfer System Topical Safety Analysis Report. Volume 2, Washington D.C.

DOE (U.S. Department of Energy).  2002.  Final Environmental Impact Statement for a Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada.  DOE/EIS-0250, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, North Las Vegas, Nevada.

DOE (U.S. Department of Energy).  2012.  Managing Aging Effects on Dry Cask Storage Systems for Extended Long-Term Storage and Transportation of Used Fuel.  FCRD-USED-2012-000119, ANL-12/29, Washington, D.C.

Endangered Species Act of 1973.  16 USC 1531-1544.

EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute).  2002.  "Water and Sustainability." Volume 3 of U.S. Water Consumption for Power Production—The Next Half Century."  Palo Alto, California.

EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute).  2010.  Industry Spent Fuel Storage Handbook.    Palo Alto, California.

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. (Fee may be charged.)

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EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).  1991.  Final Guidance on Emergency Authority Under Section 1431 of the Safe Drinking Water Act.  WSG 68, Washington, D.C.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).  2002.  Case Study Analysis for the Proposed Section 316(b) Phase II Existing Facilities Rule.  EPA-821-R-02-002.  Office of Science and Technology, Washington, D.C.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).  2012.  Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2010.  EPA 430-R12-001, Washington D.C.

Exelon Generation Company, LLC, LaSalle County Station (Exelon).  2001.  Letter from Exelon to NRC dated August 17, 2001, regarding "Environmental Non-Routine Event Report for Exelon Generation Company, LLC, LaSalle County Station."  Marseilles, Illinois.

Exelon Generation Company, LLC, LaSalle County Station (Exelon).  2005.  Letter from Exelon to NRC dated July 28, 2005, regarding "Environmental Non-Routine Event Report for Exelon Generating Company, LLC – Braidwood Station."  Marseilles, Illinois.

FWS/NMFS (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/National Marine Fisheries Service).  1998.  Endangered Species Consultation Handbook, Procedures for Conducting Consultation and Conference Activities Under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act.  Washington, D.C.

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

Hall, C.A.S., R. Howarth, B. Moore, III, and C.J. Vorosmarty.  1978.  "Environmental Impacts of Industrial Energy Systems in the Coastal Zone."  Annual Review of Energy 3:395–475, Palo Alto, California.

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976.  16 USC 1801, et seq.

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

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).  42 USC 4321, et seq.

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

NJ DEV v. NRC (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission) *.  2009.  No. 07-2271, 561 F.3d 132, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1974.  Design Basis Tornado for Nuclear Power Plants.  Regulatory Guide 1.76, Revision 0, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1975.  Reactor Safety Study:  An Assessment of Accident Risks in U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Plants.  NUREG-75/014 (WASH-1400).  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1976.  Flood Protection for Nuclear PlantsRegulatory Guide 1.102, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1977.  Final Environmental Statement on Transportation of Radioactive Material by Air and Other Modes.  NUREG-0170, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1984.  Environmental Assessment for 10 CFR Part 72 "Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste."  NUREG-1092, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  1989.  Regulatory Analysis for the Resolution of Generic Issue 82, "Beyond Design Basis Accidents in Spent Fuel Pools".  NUREG-1353, Washington, D.C.

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

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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).  1996.  Information Handbook on Independent Spent Fuel Storage InstallationsNUREG-1571, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2000. Radiological Consequence Analyses Using Alternative Source Terms. Standard Review Plan. SRP–15.0.1, Revision 0. NUREG–0800, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2001.  Technical Study of Spent Fuel Accident Risk at Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants. NUREG–1738, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2002a.  Memorandum and Order [environmental justice contention].  CLI-02-20, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2002b.  Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities, Supplement 1:  Regarding the Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Reactors.  NUREG-0586, Volumes 1 and 2, 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.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2004a.  Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Idaho Spent Fuel Facility at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory in Butte County, IdahoNUREG-1773.  Washington, DC.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2004b.  Memorandum and Order [environmental justice contention].  CLI-04-09, Washington, D.C.

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

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2005a.  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).  2005b.  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 Material License No. SNM-2502.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2005c.  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).  2005d.  Letter from L. Reyes, to J. Wells dated March 25, 2005, regarding Draft Report, "NRC Needs to Do More to Ensure that Power Plants are Effectively Controlling Spent Nuclear Fuel (GAO-05-339)."  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2006a.  Environmental Impact Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Exelon ESP Site, Final ReportNUREG-1815, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2006b. Final Environmental Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the North Anna ESP Site.  NUREG-1811, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007a.  Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 29, Regarding Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Final Report.  NUREG-1437, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007b.  Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants:  LWR Edition.  NUREG-0800, Revision 6, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007c.  Design-Basis Tornado and Tornado Missiles for Nuclear Power Plants.  Regulatory Guide 1.76, Revision 1. Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007d.  Seismic Design ClassificationRegulatory Guide 1.29, Revision 4, Washington, D.C.

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007e.  Quality Group Classifications and Standards for Water-, Steam-, and Radioactive-Waste-Contaminating Components of Nuclear Power PlantsRegulatory Guide 1.26, Revision 4, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007f.  A Pilot Probabilistic Risk Assessment of a Dry Cask Storage System at a Nuclear Power PlantNUREG-1864, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007g.  Memorandum and Order [Oyster Creek]. Amergen Energy Co., LLC, CLI-07-08, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007h.  Memorandum and Order [Grand Gulf contention]. CLI-07-10, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2007i.  Supplement to the Environmental Assessment and Final Finding of No Significant Impact Related to the Construction and Operation of the Diablo Canyon Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2008a.  Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 32 Regarding Wolf Creek Generating Station.  NUREG-1437, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2008b. Final Environmental Statement for an Early Site Permit (ESP) at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Site. NUREG-1872, Volume 1, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2008c.  Memorandum and Order [Diablo Canyon ISFSI].  Pacific Gas & Electric Co., CLI-08-01, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2009a.  Environmental Assessment for the Amendment of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission License No. SNM-2506 for Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.  Washington, D.C.

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

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2010.  Memo from P. Hiland to B.W. Sheron dated September 2, 2010, regarding Safety/Risk Assessment Results for Generic Issue 199, "Implications of Updated Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Estimates in Central and Eastern United States on Existing Plants."  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011a.  Environmental Impact Statement for the Combined License (COL) for Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3.  NUREG-1936, Volumes 1 and 2, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011b.  Senior Management Review of Overall Regulatory Approach to Groundwater ProtectionSECY-11-0019, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011c.  Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Combined Licenses (COLs) for William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2.  NUREG-2111, Volumes 1 and 2, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011d.  Final Environmental Statement for the Combined Licenses (COLs) for Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3.  NUREG-1939, Volumes 1 and 2, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011e.  Final Environmental Statement for the Combined Licenses (COLs) for South Texas Project Electric Generating Station Units 3 and 4. NUREG-1937, Washington, D.C. 

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011f.  Final Environmental Impact Statement for Combined Licenses (COLs) for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 3 and 4.  NUREG-1943, Volume 1 and 2.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2011g.  Fact Sheet on Seismic Issues for Nuclear Power PlantsWashington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012a.  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).  2012b.  Occupational Radiation Exposure at Commercial Nuclear Power Reactors and Other Facilities 2010: Forty-Third Annual Report.  NUREG–0713, Volume 32, Washington, D.C.

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NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012c.  Central and Eastern United States Seismic Source Characteristics for Nuclear Facilities.  NUREG-2115, Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2012d.  Request for Information Pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations 50.54(f) Regarding Recommendations 2.1, 2.3, and 9.3 of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights From the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Accident.   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.  Environmental Impact Statement for the Combined License (COL) for Enrico Fermi Unit Final Report.  NUREG-2105, Volumes 1 and 2.  Washington, D.C.

NRC (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission).  2013c.  Generic Issue Management Control System Report for Fiscal Year 2013 1st Quarter.  GI-204 Flooding of Nuclear Power Plant Sites Following Upstream Dam Failure.  Washington, D.C.

Prasad, R., L. Hibler, A. Coleman, D. Ward.  2011. Design-Basis Flood Estimation for Site Characterization at Nuclear Power Plants in the United States of America. NUREG/CR-7046.  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.

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

Safe Drinking Water Act.  1974.  42 USC 300.

San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) *.  2011.  No. 08–75058, 635 F.3d 1109, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Transnuclear, Inc.  2004.  Final Safety Analysis ReportVolume 3 of 4, Appendix M, Standardized NUHOMS® Horizontal Modular Storage System for Irradiated Nuclear Fuel Hawthorne, New York.

Washington State Department of Transportation.  2011.  Biological Assessment Preparation for Transportation Projects—Advanced Training Manual–Version 02-2011.  Olympia, Washington.

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