Society News Archive

13 October 2017
Public Meeting on 10 CFR Part 61 Final Rule, "Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal"

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the regulatory analysis for the 10 CFR Part 61 final rule titled "Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal" and the revised guidance for alternative disposal requests titled "Guidance for the Reviews of Proposed Disposal Procedures and Transfers of Radioactive Material Under 10 CFR 20.2002 and 10 CFR 40.13(a)."

The meeting is scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. EDT on 19 October 2017 at the agency's headquarters in the auditorium of NRC Two White Flint North. The public is invited to participate in the meeting by discussing regulatory issues with the agency at designated points identified on the agenda. Interested stakeholders may also participate via conference call or webinar.

For additional information on the NRC public meeting, please contact Gregory Suber, chief of the Low-Level Waste Branch in the NRC's Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery and Waste Programs, by phone: 301-415-8748 or email:

A link to the meeting details, which is filed under ADAMS Accession Number ML17269A347, can be found on the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum's Part 61 Working Group website and on the NRC website.