WCS PLACES SPENT FUEL APPLICATION ON HOLD

By letter dated mid-April 2017, Waste Control Specialists (WCS) asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to temporarily suspend the agency’s review of its application to construct and operate a spent nuclear fuel Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) in Andrews County, Texas. WSC “is faced with a magnitude of financial burdens that currently make pursuit…

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Comment Opportunity re Category 3 Source Protection and Accountability

Comments Due by Close of Business on March 10, 2017 On January 9, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a notice in the Federal Register seeking input from licensees, Agreement States, and the public to inform the agency staff’s assessment of potential revisions to regulations or processes requiring Category 3 source protection and…

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Comment Period Reopened re Part 61 Rulemaking Initiative

Comments Now Due September 21, 2015 On August 27, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a Federal Register notice announcing the reopening of the comment period for the proposed rule that would amend 10 CFR Parts 20 and 61 and associated draft technical guidance document “to allow more time for members of the…

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