Treatment of Environmental Justice in NRC Activities

Posted by Brad Johnson Thu, 15 Jul 2021 17:30:00 GMT

The purpose of these meetings is to describe NRC staff efforts in assessing Environmental Justice in NRC’s programs, policies, and activities as directed by the Commission in Staff Requirements Memorandum (ADAMS Accession No. ML21113A070). The staff will provide an overview of current and planned activities and receive comments from members of the public.

There will be two meetings; one from 1:30 pm to 3 pm and one from 8 pm to 9:30 pm.

Comments will be accepted from members of the public and other stakeholders from 8:30 until meeting closing at 9:30 pm. NRC staff will also answer process-related questions after everyone has had a chance to provide comments during the meeting, time permitting. A transcript of the meeting will be available approximately 10 days after the meeting and a link to the transcript will be referenced in the meeting summary.

1:30 pm-3 pm: Webinar Link (Microsoft Teams)
  • Meeting Number: 8003692109
  • Password: 6976164#
  • NRC staff contacts are Allen Fetter, Office of the Executive Director for Operations, at Allen.Fetter@nrc.gov or (301) 415-8556, and Ed Miller at (301) 415-2481.

    Additionally, NRC is requesting comments as part of its systematic review for how NRC programs, policies, and activities address environmental justice. Specifically, the NRC would like input on how the agency is addressing environmental justice, considering the agency’s mission and statutory authority. The information will be used to inform the agency’s assessment of how it addresses environmental justice.

    Submit comments by August 23, 2021. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date.

    You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
    • Telephone: 301–415–3875.
    • Email: NRC-EJReview@nrc.gov
    • Mail comments to: Office of Administration, Mail Stop: TWFN–7–A60M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, ATTN: Program Management, Announcements and Editing Staff.

    Please reference Docket ID NRC–2021–0137 in your comment submission.

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