Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste; Department of Energy; Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada (May 2016

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued the final “Supplement to the U.S. Department of Energy’s 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,” NUREG-2184. This supplements the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2002 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and its 2008 Supplemental EIS for the proposed repository at Yucca Mountain in accordance with the findings and scope outlined in the NRC staff’s 2008 Adoption Determination Report (ADR) for DOE’s EISs. The scope of this supplement is limited to the potential environmental impacts from the proposed repository on groundwater and from surface discharges of groundwater.

A Notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 05/13/2016 as posted at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/05/13/2016-11075/geologic-repository-for-the-disposal-of-spent-nuclear-fuel-and-high-level-radioactive-waste

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