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NRC: Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (NUREG-1437 Supplement 2, Part 19)

Appendix E : Duke Compliance Status and Consultations



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As part of Duke Energy Corporation's (Duke's) application for renewal of their operating licenses for Oconee Nuclear Station (ONS) Units 1, 2, and 3, they prepared a list of licenses, permits, consultations, and other approvals obtained from Federal, State, regional, and local authorities pertinent to ONS operations. The list, with minor changes to reflect the current status of these documents, is shown in Table E-1.

Correspondence from Federal and State agencies acknowledging Duke's permits and status compliance with requirements is also attached, including

  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) cover letter, dated September 29, 1999, and front page from the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit identifying effective dates.
  • SCDHEC letter, dated October 25, 1996, stating that there seems to be no significant threat to offsite persons from pathogenic microorganisms whose abundance might be promoted by artificial warming of recreational waters.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) letter, dated June 26, 1999, concurring with determination of no effect on listed or proposed endangered or threatened species.
  • FWS letter, dated November 4, 1999, discussing threatened and endangered species within the power transmission line corridors.
  • State Historic Preservation Office letter, dated September 30, 1997, stating that they know of no properties included in or eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places that will be affected by this project.

Table E-1. Oconee Environmental Permits and Compliance Status

Oconee Environmental Permits Federal Act Federal, State or Local Permitting Agency Date Permit Issued or Expired/Compliance Status
Operating Licenses DPR-38, DPR-47, and DPR-55 Atomic Energy Act, 10 CFR Part 50 NRC Expires February 6, 2013; October 6, 2013; and July 19, 2014
Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Materials License No. SNM-2503 Atomic Energy Act, 10 CFR Part 72 NRC Expires January 31, 2010
FERC Project

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Federal Power Act, Section 4(e) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Expires 2016
NPDES Permit # SC0000515 Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) Section 402 SCDHEC Issued September 29, 1999
Expires September 30, 2003
Part A Hazardous Waste Permit #SCD043979822 Interim Storage Facility for Mixed Wastes Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Section 3005 SCDHEC Issued March 9, 1988 -
In compliance
Operating Permit #1820-0041 Air Quality Clean Air Act - Section 112 SCDHEC Issued April, 22 1997 -
In compliance
Landfill Permit #373303-1601 RCRA Subtitle D SCDHEC Issued January, 11 1995 -
In compliance
Drinking Water Well Permit #202098AI Safe Drinking Water Act 42, U.S.C. 1412 SCDHEC In compliance
General Stormwater Permit SCR000000 FWPCA Section 402 SCDHEC Issued October 10, 1992 -
In compliance
Infectious Waste Permit #SC37-0051G N/A SCDHEC Issued May 6, 1992 -
In compliance
Environmental Laboratory Certification #37756001 N/A SCDHEC Issued May 6, 1992 -
In compliance
Underground Storage Tank #06673 RCRA Subtitle I SCDHEC Issued January 1, 1982 -
In compliance
Underground Storage Tank Permit #11174 RCRA Subtitle I SCDHEC Issued November 3, 1988 -
In compliance
Underground Storage Tank Permit #11843 RCRA Subtitle I SCDHEC Issued November 3, 1989 -
In compliance
Endangered Species Endangered Species Act, Section 7 - Consultation FWS Consultation
Historic Preservation National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106 South Carolina Historic Preservation Office Consultation
Part A Hazardous Waste Permit, Interim Storage Facility for Mixed Wastes #SCD043979822 RCRA, Section 3005 SCDHEC Issued March 9, 1998

E.1 References

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10 CFR Part 50, "Domestic Licensing of Production and Utilization Facilities."

10 CFR Part 72, "Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-level Radioactive Waste."

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

Clean Air Act (CAA), as amended, 42 USC 7401, et seq.

Endangered Species Act, as amended, 16 USC 1531 et seq.

Federal Power Act of 1935, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825u.

Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), as amended, 33 USC 1251 et seq. (Also known as the Clean Water Act).

National Historic Preservation Act, as amended, 16 USC 470 et seq.

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

Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1412, et seq.

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