Sec. 332.150 - Termination of Source Material Milling Facility License

ยง 332.150. Termination of Source Material Milling Facility License

a) Following closure and the period of postclosure observation and maintenance, the licensee may apply for termination of the license. The license shall be terminated when the Agency finds:

1) That the closure of the licensed site has been made in conformance with the licensee's closure plan, as amended and approved as part of the license;

2) That the licensee has established that the technical criteria have been met;

3) That any long-term care funds and records are transferred to the federal or State agency that will assume institutional control of the disposal site;

4) That the federal or State agency that will assume responsibility for long-term care, observation and maintenance of the disposal site is prepared to assume such responsibilities;

5) That permanent monuments or markers warning against intrusion have been installed;

6) That the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a determination of compliance with the decontamination, decommissioning, reclamation and stabilization standards;

7) That title to the byproduct material and to the disposal site has been transferred to the United States of America or the State; and

8) That any buildings and material have been decontaminated to criteria specified in 32 Ill. Adm. Code 330.325.

b) In addition to satisfying requirements in subsection (a), the licensed site, other than the buildings and disposal area, shall be decontaminated to the following limits prior to termination of the license:

1) Concentration of radionuclides in soil above background concentrations for total radium, averaged over areas of 100 square meters, shall not exceed:

A) 5 picocuries per gram of dry soil, averaged over the first 15 centimeters below the surface; and

B) 15 picocuries per gram of dry soil, averaged over layers of 15 centimeters thickness more than 15 centimeters below the surface.

2) The level of gamma radiation measured at a distance of 100 centimeters from the surface shall not exceed background.

3) Soil contamination levels with nonradioactive hazardous substances shall not exceed the levels specified as contamination limits in other applicable State or federal regulations.


Amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 16756, effective October 6, 2008

Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 15719, effective November 24, 2015)

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