NRC TO CONDUCT VERY LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE SCOPING STUDY

On February 14, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Federal Register notice announcing the agency’s plans to conduct a very low-level radioactive waste (VLLW) scoping study to identify possible options to improve and strengthen the NRC’s regulatory framework for the disposal of the anticipated large volumes of VLLW associated with the decommissioning…

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WASTE CONTROL SPECIALISTS SOLD TO J.F. LEHMAN INVESTMENT AFFILIATE

By press release dated January 26, 2018, Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) announced the completion of their sale by Valhi, Inc. (Valhi) to J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO) — a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on the government, defense, aerospace and maritime sectors. Operations WCS operates a comprehensive set of low-level radioactive waste treatment,…

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CONTROL OF SECURITY-RELATED SENSITIVE UNCLASSIFIED NON-SAFEGUARDS INFORMATION RE SOURCE, BYPRODUCT AND SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL

On December 26, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a revision to Regulatory Information Summary (RIS) 2005-31, Control of Security-Related Sensitive Unclassified Non-Safeguards Information Handled by Individuals, Firms and Entities Subject to NRC Regulation of the Use of Source, Byproduct and Special Nuclear Material. Intent The NRC issued RIS 2005-31, Revision 1, in…

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COMMENT PERIOD OPENS RE GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPOSAL REQUESTS

On October 19, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comment on the draft revision to its guidance document for alternative disposal requests entitled, “Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a).”  (See 82…

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