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Nuclear Materials COVID-19 Activities: Decommissioning | Storage & Transportation | Fuel Cycle Facilities | MIAU & Agreement States | Relief Request Form

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Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Recovery

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Current Regulatory Issues

Decommissioning and Uranium Recovery Relief Requests Received

Licensee Received Issued Additional Documents
Supporting Issuance
Homestake Mining Company of California April 06, 2020 April 08, 2020  
Rio Algom Mining, LLC, Ambrosia Lake West Facility April 16, 2020
Amended April 17, 2020
April 21, 2020  
Homestake Mining Company of California April 17, 2020
Amended May 05, 2020
May 15, 2020  
Holtec Decommissioning International (Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station) May 07, 2020* May 20, 2020  
UNC Church Rock Mill Site June 8, 2020 June 18, 2020  
Holtec Decommissioning International
(Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station)
June 05, 2020* June 18, 2020  

*non-publicly available

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Related Communications

  • May 14, 2020, "U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Planned Actions Related to Certain Fire Protection Requirements for Operating and Decommissioning Reactor Licensees During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Public Health Emergency" – This letter provides information regarding NRC's planned actions related to requirements contained in Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Section 50.48, "Fire protection," for fire brigades during the COVID-19 PHE.
  • April 20, 2020, "U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Planned Actions Related to the Requirements for Part 73, Appendix B, Section VI During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Public Health Emergency" – The purpose of this letter is to provide information regarding licensee requests for exemptions from certain Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 73, Appendix B, Section VI security requirements during the COVID-19 PHE, and the process that the NRC plans to use when reviewing such requests.

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