3701:1-40-37 Bureau assessment report; public notice.

(A) As used in this rule, the term "publish" shall mean a printed notice in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where a proposed action or a facility is or is to be located. The department shall invoice the applicant and the applicant shall pay for all costs of publishing notices required by this rule.

(B) In accordance with rule 3701:1-40-31 of this chapter, the department shall publish a notice of intent stating that a bureau assessment report will be prepared. The notice will contain the information specified in paragraph (B) of rule 3701:1-40-31 of this chapter. Copies of the notice will be sent to appropriate federal, state, and local agencies, and appropriate state, regional, and metropolitan clearinghouses.

(C) Upon completion of a draft bureau assessment report or any supplement to a draft bureau assessment report, the department shall publish a notice of availability of the draft report. The notice of availability will request comments on the proposed action and on the draft report or any supplement to the draft report and will specify where comments should be submitted and when the comment period expires. The notice further shall state that copies of the draft report or any supplement to the draft report are available for public inspection at the department along with any comments received from interested persons. Copies of the notice will be sent to appropriate state, regional, and metropolitan clearinghouses, the involved licensee or applicant, and to interested persons upon request.

(D) Upon completion of a final bureau assessment report or any supplement to a final bureau assessment report, the department shall publish a notice of availability of the final report. The notice will state that copies of the final report or any supplement to the final report are available for public inspection and that inspection may be made at the department. Copies of the notice will be sent to appropriate federal, state and local agencies and appropriate state regional, and metropolitan clearinghouses, the involved licensee or applicant, and to interested persons upon request.

(E) In accordance with rule 3701:1-40-32 of this chapter, the department shall publish the finding of no significant impact. The finding of no significant impact will be identified as a draft or final finding, and shall contain the information specified in rule 3701:1-40-32 of this chapter, as appropriate. A draft finding of no significant impact will include a request for comments which specifies where comments should be submitted and when the comment period expires. The finding will state that copies of the finding, the environmental report setting forth the basis for the finding and any related environmental documents are available for public inspection at the department.

(F) A copy of a draft or final finding of no significant impact will be sent to the applicant and to appropriate federal, state, and local agencies and appropriate state, regional, and metropolitan clearinghouses. A copy of the draft finding also shall be sent to each person making comment.

(G) Copies of environmental reports, draft and final bureau assessment reports, bureau assessment report and findings of no significant impact, together with any related comments and environmental documents, will be placed in the department of health, bureau of radiation protection library at 246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/25/2010 and 06/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.02 , 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 7/22/2001, 8/15/05