Standard Format and Content of a License Application for a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility (NUREG-1199, Revision 2)

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Manuscript Completed: January 1991
Date Published: January 1991

Division of Low-Level Waste Management and Decommissioning
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555

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This document has been developed as a guide to prospective applicants for licenses to dispose of low level radioactive waste pursuant to 10 CFR Part 61. The document identifies information that should be provided in the Safety Analysis Report and establishes a uniform format for presenting the information necessary to fulfill the licensing requirements for land disposal of radioactive waste called for in 10 CFR Part 61.

The uniform format will (1) help ensure that the Safety Analysis Report contains the information required by 10 CFR Part 61, (2) aid the applicant and NRC staff in ensuring that the information is complete, (3) help persons reading the Safety Analysis Report to locate information, and (4) contribute to shortening the time needed for the review process.

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