NRC RELEASES DRAFT REGULATORY BASIS DECOMMISSIONING RULE

On March 10, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that the agency was making publicly available a pre-publication draft regulatory basis for a future power reactor decommissioning rule. The intent is to provide an efficient decommissioning process; reduce the need for exemptions from existing regulations; and, support the principles of good regulation—including openness,…

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LLW Forum Sponsors Panel for Waste Management 2017 Conference

The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. (LLW Forum) has organized Panel 19 for the Waste Management 2017 Conference titled, Hot Topics and Emerging Issues in US Commercial Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, that will be held in Room 104AB from 1:25 – 3:05 p.m. on Monday afternoon—March 6, 2017. Later the same afternoon, the Southeast Compact…

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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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Comment Period Open re Proposed Changes to LLW Disposal Regulations

in re Proposed Amendments to 10 CFR Parts 20 & 61 and Associated Technical Guidance On March 26, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission published a proposed rule to amend 10 CFR Parts 20 and 61, “Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste,” in the Federal Register (80 Federal Register 16,081) for public comment….

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