United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Pacific Territories

U.S. Pacific TerritoriesNRC's Regional Office in Arlington (Region IV) is responsible for carrying out the agency's duties in the U.S. Pacific Territories (which may include Guam, American Samoa, etc., as shown in the map to the right). No operating nuclear reactors or fuel cycle facilities are located in these territories, and they are not Agreement States. These territories have jurisdiction over x-ray equipment, naturally occurring radioactive materials, and certain radioactive materials that are not produced in a reactor.

More information about the role of these territories in ensuring the safe use of radioactive materials can be obtained from the NRC Office of State Program's Directory of State Regulations, Legislation, and Web Sites.

Operating Nuclear Power Reactors

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Facilities Undergoing Decommissioning

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, February 20, 2015