United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Puerto Rico

NRC's Regional Office in Atlanta (Region II) is responsible for carrying out the agency's duties in Puerto Rico. No operating nuclear reactors or fuel cycle facilities are located in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is not an Agreement State. The state has jurisdiction over x-ray equipment, naturally occurring radioactive materials, and certain radioactive materials that are not produced in a reactor.

More information about Puerto Rico's role 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

  • none

Facilities Undergoing Decommissioning

  • none
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, June 30, 2015