CENTRAL INTERSTATE LLRW COMMISSION ANNUAL MEETING

Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:00a.m. Via Tele-Conference  The Annual Meeting of the Central Interstate LLRW Commission will be held via tele-conference on Thursday, June 17, 2021 The purpose of the meeting is to take necessary action on meeting minutes, administrative budgets, and all other business to come before the Commission. An agenda, will be made […]

NRC Announces Public Meetings Dates and Venues for Community Advisory Boards Near Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced the dates and locations for public meetings to be held this summer and fall to receive input regarding best practices for community advisory boards associated with decommissioning nuclear power plants. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, signed into law in January, included a requirement that the NRC submit […]

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 draft regulatory basis for potential new regulations governing the near-surface disposal of certain low-level radioactive waste. The NRC classifies low-level radioactive waste based on its potential hazards and has specified disposal and waste requirements for three classes of waste with progressively higher concentrations of radioactive […]

DOE Assistant Secretary Anne White Resigns

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Mark Gilbertson Reassigned In June 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management (EM) Anne White had submitted her resignation.  White’s resignation, which was detailed in a department announcement signed off with the names of Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and the Deputy Secretary of […]

NCRP Issues Report re Radiation Safety of Sealed Radioactive Sources

On April 25, 2019, the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) announced the release of NCRP Report No. 182 titled, Radiation Safety of Sealed Radioactive Sources.  NCRP Report No. 182 is intended to serve as “cradle to grave” guidance for sealed radioactive sources. Interested stakeholders may purchase NCRP Report No. 182 at https://ncrponline.org/shop/reports/report-no-182-radiation-safety-of-sealed-radioactive-sources-2019/. […]

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 […]

CRCPD Announces Opening of Registration for NORM IX Symposium

The Conference of Radiation Control Program (CRCPD) recently announced that registration for NORM IX is now open.  NORM IX will be hosted for the first time in the United States.  The symposium will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado from September 23-27, 2019. Overview During the conference, stakeholders […]