Registration is now open for the NRC’s Regulatory Information Conference

The NRC’s Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) will be held in Rockville, MD from March 10-12, 2020.   The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) is the largest public meeting the agency hosts, bringing together nearly 3,000 participants from more than 30 countries representing interested stakeholders from other government agencies, industry, international organizations,…

Read More »

Posted in NRC

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

NRC SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DRAFT REGULATORY BASIS FOR GREATER-THAN-CLASS C WASTE DISPOSAL

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking public comment on a draftregulatory basis for potential new regulations governing thenear-surface disposal of certain low-level radioactive waste. The NRC classifies low-level radioactive waste based on its potentialhazards and has specified disposal and waste requirements for threeclasses of waste with progressively higher concentrations of radioactivematerial. Class A is the…

Read More »

DOE PUBLISHES INTERPRETATION ON HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE

On June 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sent a supplemental notice to the Federal Register that provides the public with its interpretation of high-level radioactive waste, informed by more than 5,000 public comments. For decades, DOE has managed nearly all reprocessing waste streams as high-level radioactive waste regardless of radioactivity.  According to…

Read More »