DANIEL B. SHRUM NAMED LLW FORUM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LLW Forum is pleased to announce that Daniel (Dan) Shrum has accepted the position of Executive Director. He will assume the position on December 3, 2019. Mr. Shrum comes to the Forum with numerous years of professional experience in licensing and permitting of low-level radioactive waste management, processing, and disposal facilities; executing technical responsibilities for…

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LLW FORUM COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT REGULATORY BASIS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF GREATER-THAN-CLASS C (GTCC) AND TRANSURANIC WASTE (RIN NUMBER: 3150-AK00)

Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. Part 61 Working Group November 19, 2019 Secretary U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC 20555–0001 ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff Docket ID No.: NRC–2017–0081 RE:   Comments on the Draft Regulatory Basis for the Disposal of Greater-than-Class C (GTCC) and Transuranic Waste (RIN number: 3150-AK00) Dear Secretary: On behalf of the…

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NRC TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING RE VERY LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE SCOPING STUDY AND DISPOSAL OF GREATER-THAN-CLASS C WASTE

On February 22, 2018, the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will host a public meeting to discuss the Very Low-Level Radioactive Waste (VLLW) Scoping Study and concerns associated with the disposal of Greater-than-Class C (GTCC) waste. Logistics The public meeting will be held in the…

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NRC SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT RE DEVELOPMENT OF REGULATORY BASIS FOR ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF DISPOSAL OF GTCC AND TRANSURANIC WASTE

On February 14, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Federal Register notice announcing that the agency is seeking stakeholder participation and involvement in identifying the various technical issues that should be considered in the development of a regulatory basis for the disposal of Greater-than-Class C (GTCC) and transuranic radioactive waste through means…

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NRC SCHEDULES PUBLIC COMMENT MEETING RE PART 61 REGULATORY ANALYSIS UPDATE AND ALTERNATIVE DISPOSAL REQUEST GUIDANCE REVISION (2:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 19, 2017)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the regulatory analysis for the 10 CFR Part 61 final rule entitled, “Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal” and the revised guidance for alternative disposal requests entitled, “Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002…

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