December 13, 2020...4:08 pm

Nrc Training For Agreement States

NRC assistance to states that enter into agreements includes review of requests for state 274b agreements or amendments to 274b agreements, meetings with states for discussion and settlement of NRC review submissions, and recommendations for Commission approval of proposed 274b agreements. In addition, NRC organizes training and workshops; Assesses technical issues related to State Party licensing and inspections; assesses changes to the state rule Participates in the Activities of the Conference of Directors of the Radiation Control Program, Inc.; and provides rapid and substantial state participation in regulation and other regulatory efforts. Nrc also coordinates with contracting states the disclosure of event information and responses to allegations that have been notified to RNCs with the participation of contracting states. NRC supports states that have expressed interest in implementing NRC regulatory authority support programs in accordance with the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 as amended. Section 274 of the Act provides a legal basis on which NRC cedes part of its regulatory authority to states in order to license and regulate by-products (radioisotopes); raw materials (uranium and thorium); and certain quantities of special nuclear materials. The mechanism for deleging NRC`s powers to a state is an agreement signed by the Governor of the State and the Chairman of the Commission in accordance with Section 274b of the Act. As a contracting state of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) (a state with which NRC entered into an effective agreement under Section 274b of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954), DEP, Bureau of Radiation Protection, requires the registration of certain licensed equipment under the title 10 U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR 31.5). Many specialized inspection teams, with many disciplines, regularly conduct inspections at various accreditation sites, including USDA sites. NRC assistance to states that enter into agreements includes review of requests for 274b state agreements or amendments to 274b agreements, meetings with states for review and settlement of NRC review requests, and recommendations for Commission approval of proposed 274b agreements. In addition, NRC organizes training and workshops; Assesses technical issues relating to the licensing and inspection of States Parties; Assess changes to the state rule Participate in the activities of the Radiation Control Program Directors` Conference, Inc.; and offers rapid and substantial state participation in regulatory and other efforts.