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PART 61—LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR LAND DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE

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Subpart A—General Provisions

Sec.

61.1 Purpose and scope.

61.2 Definitions.

61.3 License required.

61.4 Communications.

61.5 Interpretations.

61.6 Exemptions.

61.7 Concepts.

61.8 Information collection requirements: OMB approval.

61.9 Employee protection.

61.9a Completeness and accuracy of information.

61.9b Deliberate misconduct.

Subpart B—Licenses

61.10 Content of application.

61.11 General information.

61.12 Specific technical information.

61.13 Technical analyses.

61.14 Institutional information.

61.15 Financial information.

61.16 Other information.

61.20 Filing and distribution of application.

61.21 Elimination of repetition.

61.22 Updating of application.

61.23 Standards for issuance of a license.

61.24 Conditions of licenses.

61.25 Changes.

61.26 Amendment of license.

61.27 Application for renewal or closure.

61.28 Contents of application for closure.

61.29 Post-closure observation and maintenance.

61.30 Transfer of license.

61.31 Termination of license.

US/IAEA Safeguards Agreement

61.32 Facility information and verification.

Subpart C—Performance Objectives

61.40 General requirement.

61.41 Protection of the general population from releases of radioactivity.

61.42 Protection of individuals from inadvertent intrusion.

61.43 Protection of individuals during operations.

61.44 Stability of the disposal site after closure.

Subpart D—Technical Requirements for Land Disposal Facilities

61.50 Disposal site suitability requirements for land disposal.

61.51 Disposal site design for land disposal.

61.52 Land disposal facility operation and disposal site closure.

61.53 Environmental monitoring.

61.54 Alternative requirements for design and operations.

61.55 Waste classification.

61.56 Waste characteristics.

61.57 Labeling.

61.58 Alternative requirements for waste classification and characteristics.

61.59 Institutional requirements.

Subpart E—Financial Assurances

61.61 Applicant qualifications and assurances.

61.62 Funding for disposal site closure and stabilization.

61.63 Financial assurances for institutional controls.

Subpart F—Participation by State Governments and Indian Tribes

61.70 Scope.

61.71 State and Tribal government consultation.

61.72 Filing of proposals for State and Tribal participation.

61.73 Commission approval of proposals.

Subpart G—Records, Reports, Tests, and Inspections

61.80 Maintenance of records, reports, and transfers.

61.81 Tests at land disposal facilities.

61.82 Commission inspections of land disposal facilities.

61.83 Violations.

61.84 Criminal penalties.

Authority: Atomic Energy Act secs. 53, 57, 62, 63, 65, 81, 161, 181, 182, 183, 223, 234 (42 U.S.C. 2073, 2077, 2092, 2093, 2095, 2111, 2201, 2231, 2232, 2233, 2273, 2282); Energy Reorganization Act secs. 201, 202, 206 (42 U.S.C. 5841, 5842, 5846), sec. 211, Pub. L. 95–601, sec. 10, as amended by Pub. L. 102–486, sec. 2902 (42 U.S.C. 5851). Pub. L. 95–601, sec. 10, 14, 92 Stat. 2951, 2953 (42 U.S.C. 2021a, 5851); Government Paperwork Elimination Act sec. 1704 (44 U.S.C. 3504 note); Energy Policy Act of 2005, sec. 651(e), Pub. L. 109–58, 119 Stat. 806–810 (42 U.S.C. 2014, 2021, 2021b, 2111).

Source: 47 FR 57463, Dec. 27, 1982, unless otherwise noted.

[72 FR 55933 Oct. 1, 2007; 72 FR 63974, Nov. 14, 2007; 73 FR 42674, Jul. 23, 2008; 73 FR 78606, Dec. 23, 2008; 76 FR 72086, Nov. 22, 2011; 77 FR 39907, Jul. 6, 2012]

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