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DRESDEN NUCLEAR POWER STATION, UNIT 2: NRC to Hold Public Meeting Seeking Comment on Environmental Review for SHINE Operating License

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By Press release submission | Dec 5, 2019

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Dresden Nuclear Power Station, Unit 2 issued the following announcement on Dec. 4.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet in Janesville, Wis., on Dec. 12, to hear the

public’s views on environmental issues the agency should consider in reviewing SHINE Medical

Technologies’ application for a license to operate its medical isotope production facility, currently

under construction.

The NRC will hold the meeting at the Celtic House at Glen Erin Golf Club, 1417 West Airport

Road in Janesville, from 6-8 p.m. Staff presentations will describe the environmental and safety

review processes. The presentations will be followed by a formal public comment session. An NRC

open house, from 5-6 p.m., will provide members of the public the opportunity to speak informally

with agency staff.

Those who want to register in advance to comment at the meeting or who have special needs for

attending or presenting information should contact Jennifer Davis at 301-415-3835 or via e-mail at

jennifer.davis@nrc.gov by Dec. 5. Those who want to speak can also register in person by 5:45 p.m

the day of the meeting. Individual comments could be limited by the time available and the number

of people registered to speak.

NRC staff will also consider written comments on environmental issues until Jan. 13, 2020,

following the publication of a notice in the Federal Register. Please include Docket ID NRC-2019-

0173 with your comment, via the regulations.gov website.

The NRC issued SHINE the construction permit for the medical isotope production facility in

February 2016. SHINE submitted the operating license application in July 2019 and the NRC

accepted the application for a full review in October. The application, less proprietary details, is

available on the NRC website. In addition, the Hedberg Public Library, at

316 South Main St., in Janesville, has agreed to maintain a copy of the application’s environmental

report for public inspection.

Original source can be found here.

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