Information package on spent nuclear fuel shipments for law enforcement agencies
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Information package on spent nuclear fuel shipments for law enforcement agencies by United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Published by Nuclear Regulatory Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Radioactive wastes -- Transportation,
  • Nuclear fuels -- Transportation

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Edition Notes

Jan. 1, 1980

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Paginationfolder (9 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14948269M

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The participants comprise staff from nuclear facilities, including nuclear power plants and law enforcement agencies, and the courses deal with all aspects of nuclear security, such as the. How to Comply with Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations. This document provides only a general overview of the requirements for transporting hazardous materials by highway. For more specific requirements, carriers and shippers should consult the most current edition of 49 CFR Parts For shipments of spent nuclear fuel or high-level nuclear waste, the commission shall charge an annual permit fee of $, but there shall be an additional fee payable at the time and under the circumstances set forth in this subsection of $3, per cask to be shipped under the annual permit, to be paid by. Coordinate with law enforcement agencies before shipments; and; Notify in advance the NRC and States through which the shipments will pass. Since , approximately 3, shipments of spent nuclear fuel have been transported safely over the U.S.'s highways, waterways, and .

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