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For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. was granted a license on December 9, regulatory burden and limit potential
Kahtan N. Jabbour, 1999, and initiated licensed activities in benefits from future uses of the facility.
Project Manager, Section 2, Project April 2000 at the 1205 Kent Avenue
Directorate III, Division of Licensing Project facility. The 3000 Kent Avenue facility
Management, Office of Nuclear Reactor was added to the license on April 4, The NRC staff concluded that the
Regulation. 2005. Endocyte is authorized to use proposed action is consistent with the
[FR Doc. E5–4711 Filed 8–26–05; 8:45 am] byproduct material for the research and NRC’s unrestricted release use specified
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P development of medical products. in 10 CFR Part 20, Subpart E. The staff
Endocyte identified three isotopes, found that the radiological
which are listed in the license, with environmental impacts from the
NUCLEAR REGULATORY half-lives greater than 120 days proposed action are bounded by the
COMMISSION (hydrogen-3, carbon-14, technetium-99), ‘‘Generic Environmental Impact
which had been used at the 1205 Kent Statement in Support of Rulemaking on
[Docket No. 030–35228]
Avenue facility. The licensee conducted Radiological Criteria for License
Issuance of Environmental surveys of the facility and provided Termination of NRC-Licensed Nuclear
Assessment and Finding of No information to the NRC to demonstrate Facilities’’ (NUREG–1496).
Significant Impact Regarding a that the radiological condition of the Additionally, no non-radiological or
Proposed License Amendment for building is consistent with criteria cumulative impacts were identified.
Endocyte Incorporated 1205 Kent specified in 10 CFR Part 20, Subpart E Therefore, the NRC has determined that
Avenue Facility, West Lafayette, IN for unrestricted use. No radiological the proposed action will not have a
remediation activities are required to significant effect on the quality of the
AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory complete the proposed action. human environment.
ACTION: Issuance of environmental Need for the Proposed Action Agencies and Persons Consulted
assessment and finding of no significant The licensee is requesting this license The NRC staff has determined that the
impact. amendment because it no longer plans proposed action will not affect listed
to conduct NRC-licensed activities at species or critical habitats. Therefore, no
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: further consultation is required under
the 1205 Kent Avenue location. The
Gene Bonano, Health Physicist, Section 7 of the Endangered Species
NRC is fulfilling its responsibilities
Decommissioning Branch, Division of Act. Likewise, the NRC has determined
under the Atomic Energy Act to make a
Nuclear Materials Safety, Region III, that the proposed action is not a type of
decision on the proposed action for
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, activity that has potential to cause effect
decommissioning that ensures that
2443 Warrenville Road, Lisle, Illinois on historic properties. Therefore,
residual radioactivity is reduced to a
60532; telephone: (630) 829–9826; fax consultation under Section 106 of the
level that is protective of the public
number: (630) 515–1259; e-mail: National Historic Preservation Act is not
health and safety and the environment. required.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Environmental Impacts of the Proposed The NRC consulted with the Indiana
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Action State Department of Health, Indoor and
is considering issuing a license Radiologic Health Division. The Indiana
The NRC staff reviewed the State Department of Health was
amendment to Material License No. 13– information provided and surveys
32212–01 issued to Endocyte provided the draft EA for comment on
performed by Endocyte to demonstrate August 1, 2005, and responded back on
Incorporated (the licensee), to authorize that the release of the 1205 Kent
release of its 1205 Kent Avenue facility, the same day. The State did not need
Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana facility any additional information, and agreed
West Lafayette, Indiana, for unrestricted complies with radiological criterial for
use. This Environmental Assessment with the NRC’s finding of No Significant
unrestricted use in 10 CFR 20.1402. Impact for the License/Facility.
(EA) is issued in support of this
amendment in accordance with the Alternatives to the Proposed Action II. Finding of No Significant Impact
requirements of 10 CFR Part 51. Based The only alternative to the proposed On the basis of the EA in support of
on this EA, the NRC has concluded that action of releasing the facility for the proposed license amendment to
a Finding of No Significant Impact unrestricted use is to take no action. release the site for unrestricted use, the
(FONSI) is appropriate. The amendment Under the no-action alternative, the NRC has determined that the proposed
will be issued following the publication 1205 Kent Avenue facility would action will not have a significant effect
of this EA/FONSI. remain under an NRC license and on the quality of the human
I. Environmental Assessment would not be released for unrestricted environment. Thus, the NRC has
use. Denial of the license amendment determined not to prepare an
Identification of Proposed Action request would result in no change to environmental impact statement for the
The NRC staff has prepared this EA to current conditions at the facility. The proposed action.
support the Endocyte Incorporated May no-action alternative is not acceptable
26, 2005 (ML052340684) request to because it is inconsistent with the Further Information
release its 1205 Kent Avenue, West NRC’s Timeliness Rule, 10 CFR 30.36 A copy of this document will be
Lafayette, Indiana facility for ‘‘Expiration and Termination of available electronically for public
unrestricted use. Endocyte’s 1205 Kent Licenses and Decommissioning of Sites inspection in the NRC Public Document
Avenue facility is one of two authorized and Separate Buildings or Outdoor Room or from the Publicly Available
facilities listed under Material License Areas,’’ which requires licensees who Records (PARS) component of the
Number 13–32212–01. The licensee have ceased licensed activities to NRC’s document system. From this site,
transferred all licensed material from request termination of their radioactive you can access the NRC’s Agencywide
the 1205 Kent Avenue facility to its materials license. This alternative also Document Access and Management
3000 Kent Avenue facility. Endocyte would impose an unnecessary System (ADAMS), which provides text

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51098 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 166 / Monday, August 29, 2005 / Notices

and image files of NRC’s public of regulatory issues associated with 415–8117; fax 301–415–5397; e-mail
documents. The following references are radiation standards. Agencies KXS1@NRC.GOV.
available for inspection at NRC’s Public represented on ISCORS include the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Visitor
Electronic Reading Room at http:// NRC, U.S. Environmental Protection parking around the NRC building is Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, limited; however, the NRC auditorium
(the Public Electronic Reading Room). U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. is located adjacent to the White Flint
ADAMS accession numbers are located Department of Transportation, the Metro Station on the Red Line.
in parentheses following the reference. Occupational Safety and Health
Dated at Rockville, MD, this 23rd day of
1. Leamon, Christopher P., Ph.D., Radiation Administration of the U.S. Department August, 2005.
Safety Officer, Endocyte Incorporated, letter of Labor, U.S. Department of Health and For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, May Human Services, U.S. Department of Scott Flanders,
26, 2005 (ML052340684). Homeland Security. Representatives
Deputy Director, Environmental and
2. Decommissioning Report (Final Status from the Office of Science and Performance Assessment Directorate,
Survey Report), 1205 Kent Avenue, West Technology Policy, Defense Nuclear Division of Waste Management and
Lafayette, Indiana, May 26, 2005 Facilities Safety Board, Office of Environmental Protection, Office of Nuclear
(ML052340684). Management and Budget, State Material Safety and Safeguards.
3. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
‘‘Environmental Review Guidance for
Department, Illinois Bureau of Radiation [FR Doc. E5–4706 Filed 8–26–05; 8:45 am]
Licensing Actions Associated with NMSS Safety, and Pennsylvania Bureau of BILLING CODE 7590–01–P
Programs,’’ NUREG–1748, August 2003. Radiation Protection may be observers
4. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, at meetings. The objectives of ISCORS
‘‘Generic Environmental Impact Statement in are to: (1) Facilitate a consensus on NUCLEAR REGULATORY
Support of Rulemaking on Radiological allowable levels of radiation risk to the COMMISSION
Criteria for License Termination of NRC- public and workers; (2) promote
Licensed Nuclear Facilities,’’ NUREG–1496, consistent and scientifically sound risk Notice of Opportunity To Comment on
August 1994. assessment and risk management Model Safety Evaluation on Elimination
5. NRC, NUREG–1757, ‘‘Consolidated of Typical License Condition Requiring
NMSS Decommissioning Guidance,’’
approaches in setting and implementing
standards for occupational and public Reporting of Violations of Section 2.C
Volumes 1–3, September 2003.
protection from ionizing radiation; (3) of Operating License Using the
If you do not have access to ADAMS promote completeness and coherence of Consolidated Line Item Improvement
or if there are problems in accessing the Federal standards for radiation Process
documents located in ADAMS, contact protection; and (4) identify interagency
the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory
radiation protection issues and Commission.
reference staff at (800) 397–4209, (301) coordinate their resolution. ISCORS
415–4737 or by e-mail to ACTION: Request for comment.
meetings include presentations by the
Documents may also be viewed chairs of the subcommittees and SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that
electronically on the public computers discussions of current radiation the staff of the Nuclear Regulatory
located at the NRC’s PDR, O 1 F21, One protection issues. Committee meetings Commission (NRC) has prepared a
White Flint North, 11555 Rockville normally involve pre-decisional intra- model safety evaluation (SE) relating to
Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. The PDR governmental discussions and, as such, the elimination of the license condition
reproduction contractor will copy are normally not open for observation involving reporting of violations of
documents for a fee. by members of the public or media. other requirements (typically in License
Dated at Lisle, Illinois, this 22nd day of ISCORS has adopted the practice of Condition 2.C) in the operating license
August, 2005. opening one of its meetings each year to of some commercial nuclear power
James L. Cameron, all interested members of the public. plants. The NRC staff has also prepared
Chief, Decommissioning Branch, Division of There will be time on the agenda for a model no significant hazards
Nuclear Materials Safety, RIII. members of the public to provide consideration (NSHC) determination
[FR Doc. E5–4709 Filed 8–26–05; 8:45 am] comments. The final agenda for the relating to this matter. The purpose of
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P September meeting will be posted on these models is to permit the NRC to
the ISCORS Web site, http:// efficiently process amendments that, shortly before the propose to delete the reporting
NUCLEAR REGULATORY meeting. Participants are encouraged to requirement. Licensees of nuclear power
COMMISSION (1) notify the contact below for pre- reactors to which the models apply
registration and (2) allow sufficient time could then request amendments,
Notice of Public Meeting of the for security screening prior to accessing confirming the applicability of the SE
Interagency Steering Committee on the meeting. and NSHC determination to its reactors.
Radiation Standards The NRC staff is requesting comment on
DATES: The meeting will be held from 1
AGENCIES: Nuclear Regulatory p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September the model SE and model NSHC
Commission and Environmental 27, 2005. determination prior to announcing their
Protection Agency. availability for referencing in license
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in amendment applications.
ACTION: Notice of public meeting. the NRC auditorium, at Two White Flint DATES: The comment period expires 30
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
North, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, days from date of publication in the
Commission (NRC) will host a meeting Maryland 20852. Federal Register. Comments received
of the Interagency Steering Committee FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: after this date will be considered if it is
on Radiation Standards (ISCORS) on Kyung Hee (Jessica) Shin, Office of practical to do so, but the Commission
September, 27, 2005, in Rockville, Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, is able to ensure consideration only for
Maryland. The purpose of ISCORS is to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, comments received on or before this
foster early resolution and coordination Washington, DC 20555, telephone 301– date.

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