United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Status of the Decommissioning Program: 2008 Annual Report (NUREG-1814, Rev. 2)

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Manuscript Completed: February 2009
Date Published:
February 2009

Prepared by:
R. Chang
G. Gnugnoli

Division of Waste Management and Environmental Protection
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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Abstract

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Decommissioning Program of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Its purpose is to provide a stand-alone reference document that describes the decommissioning process and summarizes the status of decommissioning activities, under NRC and Agreement State jurisdiction, from October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2008. This includes the decommissioning of complex materials sites, commercial reactors, research and test reactors, uranium recovery facilities, and fuel cycle facilities. Additionally, this report discusses accomplishments of the decommissioning program in fiscal year (FY) 2008; identifies the key decommissioning program issues that the staff will address in FY 2009; and provides information Agreement States have supplied on decommissioning in their States.

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