NRC Releases Results of Byproduct Material Financial Scoping Study

Staff Recommends Expanding Financial Assurance Requirements to Category 1 and 2 Radioactive Sealed Sources that are Tracked in National Source Tracking System On April 27, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) released SECY-16-0046, Results of the Byproduct Material Financial Scoping Study, to provide the Commission with the results of the staff’s byproduct material financial…

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NRC Issues RIS 2015-15 re Specific Exemption in Requirements for Physical Protection of Category 1 and 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material

On December 4, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued Regulatory Issue Summary (RIS) 2015-15 to provide information regarding the guidance in NUREG-2155, Rev. 1, Implementation Guidance for 10 CFR Part 37, Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material, and in the questions and answers concerning the application  of 10…

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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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NRC Seeks Input re Byproduct Material Financial Scoping Study

Comments Due by October 19, 2015 In a Federal Register notice published on August 3, 2015, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that the agency plans to conduct a financial scoping study to determine if financial planning requirements for decommissioning and end-of-life management for some radioactive byproduct material are necessary.  (See 80 Federal Register…

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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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