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Public Involvement in Rulemaking

The NRC welcomes public participation in the rulemaking process. The following are useful resources for those who would like to become involved:

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The Petition for Rulemaking Process

The petition for rulemaking process is the system by which any member of the public can request that the NRC develop, modify, or rescind a regulation.

Documents for Comment

The NRC affords the public opportunities to comment on proposed rules and policies, licensing actions, and draft technical documents. For a list of current public comment opportunities visit the "Documents for Comment" page.

How to Subscribe to Rulemaking Updates

For more information on how to receive updates or alerts on rulemaking actions visit the "How to Subscribe to Rulemaking Updates" page where you will find instructions.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, December 28, 2017