Jan 18 2023

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Comanche Peak License Renewal - Public Comment Deadline Jan. 30.

Jan 1 2023 - 7:00am to Jan 30 2023 - 11:45pm
Regulations.gov TX

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received an application from Vistra Operations Company to renew the operating licenses for the Comanche Peak Nuclear Generating Station in Glen Rose, Texas. The application is now available on the NRC website.

Vistra filed the application on Oct. 3, seeking to renew the licenses for an additional 20 years of operation. Comanche Peak’s two pressurized-water reactors, about 40 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, are currently licensed to operate through Feb. 8, 2030, for Unit 1 and through Feb. 2, 2033, for Unit 2.

Read more about Comanche Peak's request and community reaction on the Fort Worth Report.

Information about the license renewal process is available on the NRC website

Public comments on the Comanche Peak environmental impact review can be submitted online at regulations.gov under Docket ID: NRC-2022-0183 or by mail to the following address: 

Office of Administration 
Mailstop: TWFN-7-A60M 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555-0001

Requests for extensions to the hearing and comment deadlines can be sent to [email protected].

Public comments are due by email or mail by Jan. 30, as are requests for public hearings. Instructions to apply for a public hearing are published on The Federal Register. 


Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Best of Big Bend National Park - Fort Worth

Jan 18 2023 - 7:00pm
Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

Join your Sierra Club friends for our first meeting of the year and a program full of beautiful photos and adventure! Longtime Sierra Club member and GSDFW director Wendel Withrow has put together a “best of” from Sierra Club outings to Big Bend National Park, including backcountry tales of physical effort and soul soothing solitude. Don’t miss this chance to visit one of the world’s great wilderness parks where the term ‘socially distanced’ means miles apart, not feet. Water pools, mountains, rivers, waterfalls and forest – Big Bend National Park has it all!

Wendel will be selling his Texas camping guide book, Best in Tent Camping- Texas, so bring some cash! All book proceeds will benefit our group.