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SUBSEQUENT LICENSE RENEWAL APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR SURRY POWER STATION

On October 26, 2018, NRC announced that the agency has received a subsequent license renewal application from Virginia Electric and Power Co. (Dominion), which requested an additional 20 years for the already-renewed operating licenses of Surry Power Station Units 1 and 2. Background  Dominion filed the application on October 16, 2018.  It seeks to renew […]

UTAH CONSIDERS REQUEST FOR MASS AND CONCENTRATION LIMITATIONS EXEMPTION

On October 25, 2018, the Utah Waste Management and Radiation Control Board held a meeting beginning at 11:00 a.m. MT in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The purpose of the meeting was to address a request from EnergySolutions for an exemption from R313-25-9(5) of the Utah Administrative Code regarding mass and concentration limits. The materials for […]

GTCC DRAFT REGULATORY BASIS DECOUPLED FROM PART 61 RULEMAKING

On October 23, 2018, a Staff Requirements Memorandum (SRM) was issued that directs U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff to “decouple to the extent practicable the issuance of the draft Regulatory Basis directed in SRM-SECY-15-0094, ‘Historical and Current Issues Related to Disposal of Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste,’ from Commission action on Part 61.” The SRM states, “This decoupling […]

COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED RE PROPOSED TEXAS INTERIM STORAGE FACILITY

On October 19, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that the agency has extended the public comment period on the scope of its environmental review of an application by Interim Storage Partners to construct and operate a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel in Andrews County, Texas.  The new deadline […]

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Publications

The Commission is required by its By-Laws to meet twice each year. The Southeast Compact Commission’s fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30. Meetings are open to the public.

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Membership

The Southeast Compact Commission oversees the administration of the Compact agreement. The Commission is composed of two commissioners and two alternate commissioners appointed from each member state.

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Richard S. Hodes Award

THE RICHARD S. HODES, M.D. HONOR LECTURE AWARD honors the memory of its late chairman, Dr. Richard S. Hodes, a strong proponent for innovation in the field of low-level radioactive waste management.

Upcoming Meetings

A special called meeting of the Administrative Committee of the Southeast Compact Commission will be held by conference call on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. EST.   The Committee will discuss ad hoc committees reviewing Commission bylaws, staffing requirements, staff salaries and benefits, personnel policies, internal controls for accounting and financial matters, as well as […]

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