10 CFR 20.1406 - Minimization of contamination.

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§ 20.1406 Minimization of contamination.

(a) Applicants for licenses, other than early site permits and manufacturing licenses under part 52 of this chapter and renewals, whose applications are submitted after August 20, 1997, shall describe in the application how facility design and procedures for operation will minimize, to the extent practicable, contamination of the facility and the environment, facilitate eventual decommissioning, and minimize, to the extent practicable, the generation of radioactive waste.

(b) Applicants for standard design certifications, standard design approvals, and manufacturing licenses under part 52 of this chapter, whose applications are submitted after August 20, 1997, shall describe in the application how facility design will minimize, to the extent practicable, contamination of the facility and the environment, facilitate eventual decommissioning, and minimize, to the extent practicable, the generation of radioactive waste.

(c) Licensees shall, to the extent practical, conduct operations to minimize the introduction of residual radioactivity into the site, including the subsurface, in accordance with the existing radiation protection requirements in subpart B and radiological criteria for license termination in subpart E of this part.

[ 72 FR 49485, Aug. 28, 2007, as amended at 76 FR 35564, June 17, 2011]

Title 10 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 20 after this date.

  • 2016-12-28; vol. 81 # 249 - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 95410 - Rulemaking Activities Being Discontinued by the NRC
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      Rulemaking activities; discontinuation.
      Effective December 28, 2016, the rulemaking activities discussed in this document are discontinued.
      10 CFR Parts 20 and 50