NRC releases SECY-20-0098

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released SECY-20-0098 (attached) that outlines a path forward for two separate rule making activities.  Specifically, the SECY “provides considerations, options, and the staff’s recommendation for proceeding with (1) the Part 61 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) rulemaking, “Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal” (10 CFR Part 61…

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LLW Forum Fall 2020 Meeting to be held Oct 14-15 FREE via Webex

The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. (LLW Forum) meets twice per year at locations determined by the membership.  Each meeting includes reports on the latest developments in states and interstate compacts; interactive discussions of leading-edge policy issues; and, expert presentations on regulatory, legal and technical questions. Originally planned for San Antonio, TX, the Forum Board…

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NRC to hold second public meeting on proposed interpretation of the LLRW regulations in 10 CFR 2001

This a second meeting to solicit stakeholder feedback on a proposed interpretation of the low-level radioactive waste disposal regulations in 10 CFR 20.2001 would permit licensees to dispose of waste by transfer to persons who hold specific exemptions for the purpose of disposal, rather than needing the individual disposal requests approved on a case-by-case basis….

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2021 Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Lecture Award Nominations Sought

Deadline is August 31, 2020 As a reminder, the Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management is accepting nominations for the 2021 Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Lecture Award — a program that recognizes an individual, company, or organization that contributed in a significant way to improving the technology, policy, or practices of low-level…

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