Review Process for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License Application Under Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act (NUREG-1274)
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Manuscript Completed: July 1987
Date Published: August 1987
C. L. Pittiglio, Jr.
Division of Low-Level Waste Management and Decommissioning
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555
This document describes the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC's) process for licensing a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility within the time required by the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985. This document also estimates the level of effort and expertise that is needed to review a license application within the required time. It is intended to be used by the NRC staff as well as States and interested parties to provide a better understanding of what the NRC envisions will be involved in licensing a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility.
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