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Waste Management Arena Activities

In considering which areas of the waste management arena to target for greater use of risk information, the staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) examined the soursces of risk, the existing regulatory processes, and the best opportunities for improvements. On that basis, the staff divided the waste management arena into three sub-arenas, each of which benefits from risk-informed and performance-based rulemaking, licensing, and oversight activities, See the following links for the current objective, basis, goals, and risk-informed and performance-based activities for each sub-arena:

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