Requirements for Expanded Definition of Byproduct Material; Meeting

August 3, 2006

Requirements for Expanded Definition of Byproduct Material; Meeting

SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has published a proposed rule on the Requirements for the Expanded Definition of Byproduct Material (also known as the NARM rulemaking) for public comment (71 FR 42952; July 28, 2006). The public comment period runs from July 28 thru September 11, 2006. As part of the public comment process, the NRC plans to hold a transcribed public meeting to solicit comments on the proposed rule. The meeting is open to the public, and all interested parties may attend. The meeting will be held at the NRC's William Oldstead High-Level Waste Hearing Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the comment period, comments may also be mailed to the NRC or submitted via fax or e-mail.

DATES: August 22, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PT) in Las Vegas, NV.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the NRC's William Oldstead High- Level Waste Hearing Facility--Pacific Enterprise Plaza, Building No. 1, 3250 Pepper Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada 89120.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lydia Chang, telephone: (301) 415- 6319, e-mail: lwc1@nrc.gov or Jayne McCausland, telephone: (301) 415- 6219, e-mail: jmm2@nrc.gov of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555- 0001. Attendees are requested to notify Jayne McCausland, telephone:

(301) 415-6219, e-mail: jmm2@nrc.gov to preregister for the meetings.

You will be able to register at the meetings, as well.

Read the entire Federal Register notice through the link in the "Related Items" table below...

7/28/2006 FR Notice with Proposed NRC-NARM Rulemaking