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Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Environmental Impact Statement (GTCC EIS) Documents

Documents related to the GTCC EIS for downloading or online browsing.

The Draft and Final EIS documents, the Notice of Availability, the Record of Decision, and related documents will be available for downloading and browsing when they are published.

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Final GTCC EIS

If you wish to obtain a CD-ROM or print version of the Summary/Final GTCC EIS, use the Final GTCC EIS Order Form.

PDF Final EIS Summary Posted February 24, 2016 (20.0 MB)
PDF Volume 1 Posted February 24, 2016 (79.8 MB)
PDF Volume 2 Posted February 24, 2016 (83.6 MB)
PDF Volume 3 Posted February 24, 2016 (114 MB)
PDF Volume 4 Posted February 24, 2016 (92.9 MB)
PDF Volume 5 Posted February 24, 2016 (101 MB)
PDF Notice of Availability March 4, 2016 (199 KB)

Draft GTCC EIS

PDF Draft EIS Summary Posted February 18, 2011 (12.1 MB)
PDF Volume I Posted February 18, 2011 (55.3 MB)
PDF Volume II Posted February 18, 2011 (71.3 MB)
PDF Notice of Availability February 25, 2011 (69 KB)
PDF Press Release (182 KB)
PDF Fact Sheet: GTCC Environmental Impact Statement (541 KB)
PDF Fact Sheet: GTCC Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) (1.4 MB)
PDF Fact Sheet: Sealed Sources (1.5 MB)
PDF Presentation for Public Hearings: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste April-May 2011 (3.5 MB)
PDF Posters for Draft GTCC EIS Public Hearings (2.9 MB)

Transcripts from Public Hearings on Draft GTCC EIS

The following transcripts were redacted to focus the presentation on public comments provided at the public comment hearings.

PDF North Augusta, SC – April 19, 2011 (73 KB)
PDF Carlsbad, NM – April 26, 2011 (148 KB)
PDF Albuquerque, NM – April 27, 2011 (222 KB)
PDF Santa Fe, NM – April 28, 2011 (265 KB)
PDF Las Vegas, NV – May 9, 2011 (694 KB)
PDF Idaho Falls, ID – May 11, 2011 (64 KB)
PDF Pasco, WA – May 17, 2011 (135 KB)
PDF Portland, OR – May 19, 2011 (299 KB)
PDF Washington, DC – May 25, 2011 (40 KB)

Selected References for the Draft GTCC EIS

PDF Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and DOE Greater-Than-Class C-Like Waste Inventory Estimates U. S. Department of Energy, July 2007 (657 KB)
PDF Basis Inventory for Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Environmental Impact Statement Evaluations Rev. 1, May 2008 (1.9 MB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Pre-Closure Assessment Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Oct. 2008 (2.3 MB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Pre-Closure Assessment Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Addendum A, Group 2 Wastes Oct. 2008 (349 KB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Pre-Closure Assessment Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Supplemental Calculations to Support GTCC EIS ERMS# 553203, Mar. 2010 (107 KB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Post-Closure Performance Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Oct. 2008 (405 KB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Post-Closure Performance Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Addendum A, Group 2 Wastes Oct. 2008 (367 KB)
PDF GTCC LLW Environmental Impact Statement: Post-Closure Performance Data Package, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Addendum B, Revised Inventory Jan. 2010 (174 KB)
PDF Two Technology Conceptual Designs for Disposal of GTCC LLW Dec. 2007 (1.9 MB)
PDF Supplement to Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste Inventory Reports ANL/EVS/R-10/1, Oct. 2010 (468 KB)
PDF Conceptual Designs for Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Land Disposal Facilities ANL/EVS/R-10/9, Oct. 2010 (2.2 MB)
PDF Post-Closure Performance Analysis of the Conceptual Disposal Facility Designs at the Sites Considered for the Greater-Than-Class C Environmental Impact Statement ANL/EVS/R-10/8, Oct. 2010 (3.0 MB)
PDF Radiological Performance Assessment for the E-Area Vaults Disposal Facility WSRC-RP-94-218, 1994 (20.0 MB)
PDF Hanford Site National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Characterization PNNL-6415, Rev. 18, Sept. 2007 (704 KB)
PDF Technically Feasible Systems for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Final Draft, DOE/LLW-176, 1993 (3.9 MB)

Advance Notice of Intent / Notice of Intent

PDF Advance Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste, May 11, 2005 (64 KB)
PDF Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste, July 23, 2007 (70 KB)
PDF Federal Register Notice Correction to Table 1 of Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste, July 23, 2007 Correction issued July 31, 2007 (29 KB)

Scoping Meeting Documents

Scoping Meeting Transcripts

Scoping Meeting Comments

PDF GTCC LLRW EIS Scoping Meeting Presentation: "Public Scoping Meetings for the Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Environmental Impact Statement"
Posted September 11, 2007 (357 KB)
PDF Posters Presented at GTCC LLRW EIS Scoping Meetings
Posted September 11, 2007 (2.2 MB)
PDF Press Release: DOE to Weigh Alternatives for Greater Than Class C Low-Level Waste Disposal July 20, 2007(68 KB)

Laws, Regulations, and Guidance Documents

PDF 10 CFR, Part 61, "Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste" (225 KB)
PDF Public Law 99-240, 99 Stat. 1842 "Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, Amended" January 15, 1986 (60 KB)
Hyperlink Section 3(b)(1)(D) of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985
Hyperlink Section 631 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (225 KB)
PDF DOE M 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management Manual (177 KB)

Other Documents

PDF The 2014 Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force Report Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force, Aug. 14, 2014 (1.5 MB)
PDF The 2010 Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force Report Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force, Aug. 11, 2010 (1.0 MB)
PDF Report to the U.S.Congress: The Estimated Cost and Proposed Schedule to Complete the Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Regulatory Compliance, EM-10, July 2006 (342 KB)
PDF Report to the U.S.Congress: Recommendations for Management of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Waste (DOE/NE-0077), U.S. Department of Energy, February 1987(1.8 MB)
PDF Greater-Than-Class C Radioactive Waste Characterization: Estimated Volumes, Radionuclide Activities, and Other Characteristics DOE/LLW-114, Revision 1 (Sept. 1994) (28.9 MB)