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Decommissioning Regulations, Guidance, and Communications

  • Regulations. The NRC's decommssioning regulations are found in Chapter I of Title 10, "Energy," of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Part 20, Subpart E provides the main decommissioning requirements.

  • Guidance. The NRC issues regulatory guides, technical reports in the NUREG-series, and other documents to aid licensees in implementing regulations.

  • Communications. Decommisison correspondence establish the relationships, roles, and responsibilities of the Federal and State government entities involved in decommissioning reactor and materials sites.

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