The meetings will be held from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the Bay City Civic Center, 201 7th St. in Bay City. The NRC will transcribe the meeting, including any follow-up answers the staff provides later, and post the transcript on the agency’s Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors
NRG Energy and South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company submitted the COL application and associated information in a Sept. 20, 2007, letter. The companies seek approval to build and operate two Advanced Boiling Water Reactors (ABWR) at the site, approximately 12 miles southwest of Bay City. The ABWR is a 1,300 megawatt electric design the NRC certified in 1997, and is currently in use overseas. The application is posted on the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reactors
Those wishing to register in advance to present their comments at the meeting should contact Cristina Guerrero by telephone at 800-368-5642 x2981, or via e-mail at STP_COL@nrc.gov (the address is STP_COL) by Jan. 29. Members of the public should request special equipment or accommodations for attending or presenting information by that date so the staff can consider the request. Those wishing to speak may also register at each meeting no later than by 1:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., respectively. Individual comments could be limited by the time available, depending on how many people wish to speak.
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