NRC's Regional Office in King of Prussia, Pa., (Region I) is responsible for licensing and oversight of industrial, medical and research uses of radioactive materials in Puerto Rico. No operating nuclear reactors or fuel cycle facilities are located in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is not an Agreement State. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 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.
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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Friday, June 17, 2022