United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Veterans Administration

1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Research and Test Reactor Facility
Location: Omaha,NE
License No.: R-57
Docket No.: 50-131
License Status: Possession Only License
Project Manager: Kim Conway

2.0 Site Status Summary

The Alan J. Blotcky Reactor Facility is a TRIGA Mark I research reactor which was operated at 20 kW thermal power, located within the Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

The reactor operated from 1959 until November 5, 2001. All fuel has been removed from the site. A Decommissioning Plan (DP) was approved in January 2015.  Work is expected to take place on site beginning in July 2015.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, June 05, 2015