United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Mark Lombard

Mark Lombard is the Director, Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  He has over 30 years experience at more than 20 nuclear power plants and fuel cycle facilities in the areas of engineering, licensing, and security.

In his current position he oversees the NRC's regulatory, licensing, and inspection program for the storage of nuclear reactor spent fuel and the domestic and international transportation of radioactive materials. He manages and conducts safety and environmental reviews of: (1) commercial transportation cask designs under 10 CFR Part 71 and spent fuel storage cask designs under 10 CFR Part 72, including the certification of storage systems under the general license provisions of 10 CFR Part 72; and (2) interim spent fuel and high-level waste storage facilities, including the licensing of nuclear utility specific facilities and private facilities.

He coordinates and develops guidance with other U.S. Government and International Agencies on transportation policy and safety issues, provides guidance to industry and the public, and participates in the development of international transportation and spent fuel storage safety standards.

He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado State University.

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