Federal Training Assistance for the Transportation of Spent Fuel (State Legislative Report, May 1992, Vol 17, No 10)
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Federal Training Assistance for the Transportation of Spent Fuel (State Legislative Report, May 1992, Vol 17, No 10) by James B. Reed

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Published by National Conference of State Legislatures .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Radiological Safety,
  • Transportation Engineering (Specific Aspects),
  • Transportation,
  • Politics/International Relations

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Number of Pages5
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Open LibraryOL12022781M
ISBN 101555162827
ISBN 109781555162825

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TRANSPORTATION SECURITY REGULATIONS FOR THE TRANSPORTATION SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL Presented at the 31st INMM Spent Fuel Management Seminar Washington, DC Janu Gerard Jackson • Published in the Federal Register (78 FR ) 10 CFR & 12 1. Background. radiological impacts from spent fuel transportation conducted in compliance with NRC regulations are low, in fact generally less than previous, already low, estimates. Accordingly, with respect to spent fuel transportation, the previous NRC conclusion that the regulations for transportation of. In addition to the federal public transportation program, federal funding is also available from several surface transportation programs that allow highway money to be spent on public transportation projects, and from non-transportation programs in areas such as health, education.   The NRC regulates the nuclear fuel cycle from beginning to end. Starting when the uranium is taken from the ground, the NRC oversees its processing and manufacture into fuel to be used in reactors. The NRC also plays a role in ensuring the safe transportation, storage, and permanent geologic disposal of used fuel.

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