United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

TH37  Unique Aspects of Regulating Research and Test Reactors

A panel will discuss the infrastructure that supports research and test reactors as they fulfill their important roles in education, medicine, and science and engineering innovations.  The staff will cover current regulatory activities and emergent technical issues.  The licensed community will provide an overview of societal benefits that have been and continue to be brought about by research and test reactors.  NNSA will present the status of conversions from highly- to low-enriched uranium.  A panelist from the International Atomic Energy Agency will cover global initiatives, including enhancing the interface between the safety and security of research and test reactors.




  • Cindy Montgomery, Project Manager, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, NRR/NRC tel: 301-415-3398, e-mail: Cindy.Montgomery@nrc.gov
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