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Title: Extending the Term of Nonpower Reactor Licenses

Abstract

For both power and nonpower nuclear reactors (NPRs), the protection of the public health and safety is the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC's) primary mission. The NRC ensures that licensed facilities are designed, constructed, and operated within this objective by conforming to the relevant underlying regulatory requirements. Licensees, both power and nonpower, have sought amendments to their licenses to obtain renewals to their licenses or to recapture construction time, while maintaining compliance with the underlying regulations. While the regulations for NPRs and power reactors are not always the same, the basic principle of maintaining adequate safety is identical. This paper describes the ways some NPR licensees have sought and obtained amendments to their licenses that extended their licensed period. These methods of extension are recapture of construction permit time and extension of the license expiration date.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
none (US)
OSTI Identifier:
786349
Report Number(s):
ISSN 0003-018X; CODEN TANSAO
ISSN 0003-018X; CODEN TANSAO; TRN: US0109321
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2000 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (US), 06/04/2000--06/08/2000; Other Information: Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, Volume 82; PBD: 4 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; REACTOR LICENSING; AMENDMENTS; REACTORS; REGULATIONS; REACTOR OPERATION; TIME DELAY; OPERATING LICENSES; HISTORICAL ASPECTS

Citation Formats

Alexander Adams, Jr. Extending the Term of Nonpower Reactor Licenses. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Alexander Adams, Jr. Extending the Term of Nonpower Reactor Licenses. United States.
Alexander Adams, Jr. Sun . "Extending the Term of Nonpower Reactor Licenses". United States.
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