United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment
Home > Facility Locator > Materials Facilities > Locations of Major U.S. Fuel Cycle Facilities

Locations of Major U.S. Fuel Cycle Facilities

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) currently regulates fuel cycle facilities in Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington. The following map depicts the locations of these sites, while the table below the map identifies each facility by licensee, location, and type.

Printable Map
Region 4 Region IV Region 3 Region III Region 2 Region II Region 1 Region I
Mixed-Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility Mixed-Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility Laser Separation Enrichment Facility Laser Separation Enrichment Facility
Uranium Fuel Fabrication Facility Uranium Fuel Fabrication Facility Uranium Hexafluoride Production (Conversion) Facility Uranium Hexafluoride Production (Conversion) Facility
Gas Centrifuge Enrichment Gas Centrifuge Enrichment Facility
Region II oversees commercial nuclear fuel processing facilities in Illinois and Ohio (Region III), as well as New Mexico and Washington (Region IV).

Back to Top

Licensee/Facility Location Type
AREVA Enrichment Services
(license approved, construction on hold)
Idaho Falls, ID Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment
AREVA, Inc. Richland, WA Uranium Fuel Fabrication
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group Lynchburg, VA Uranium Fuel Fabrication
GE-Hitachi
(license approved, construction on hold)
Wilmington, NC Laser Separation Uranium Enrichment
GE-Hitachi
(license amendment approved)
Wilmington, NC Laser Separation Uranium Enrichment – Test Loop
Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas, LLC Wilmington, NC Uranium Fuel Fabrication
Honeywell International, Inc. Metropolis, IL Uranium Hexafluoride Production (Conversion)
International Isotopes Fluorine Products, Inc.
(license approved, construction not yet initiated)
Lea County, NM Fluorine Extraction Process and Depleted Uranium Deconversion
Louisiana Energy Services, Urenco USA (license amendment approved) Eunice, NM Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment
Nuclear Fuel Services
(active facility; undergoing partial decommissioning)
Erwin, TN Uranium Fuel Fabrication
Shaw AREVA MOX Services, LLC
(construction authorization approved; in construction; operating license under review)
Aiken, SC Mixed-Oxide Fuel Fabrication
U.S. Enrichment Corporation Piketon, OH Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment – Lead Cascade
U.S. Enrichment Corporation (license approved, construction on hold) Piketon, OH Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment
Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC (Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility) (license renewal application under review) Columbia, SC Uranium Fuel Fabrication

To top of page

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, December 07, 2015