Revisions to Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest Forms, 33783 [2021-13543]

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You may submit your request to the PDR via email at pdr.resource@nrc.gov or call 1– 800–397–4209 or 301–415–4737, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 33783 I. Background The NRC published NUREG/BR–0204, Revision 3, ‘‘Instructions for Completing the NRC’s Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest,’’ on July 2, 2020 (85 FR 39936), including revisions to NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542. However, following several requests to delay implementation, the NRC announced on September 30, 2020 (85 FR 61576) that it was postponing implementation of NUREG/BR–0204, Revision 3 and the revised NRC forms until further notice. The NRC indicated that licensees should continue to use NUREG/BR–0204, Revision 2 and the versions of NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542 that were renewed in January 2020, or equivalent, as defined in NRC’s regulations. II. Discussion NUREG/BR–0204, Revision 3, provides guidance on completing NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542 (i.e., the NRC’s Uniform Low-Level Waste Manifest) as required by part 20 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), appendix G. The NRC revised NUREG/ BR–0204 and NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542 to address stakeholder feedback since the publication of Revision 2 of NUREG/BR–0204 (ADAMS Accession No. ML071870172). The final NUREG/ BR–0204, Revision 3 and the NRC’s comment resolutions are available in ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML20178A433 and ML19214A186, respectively. This notice herein announces the revisions to the NRC Form 540, 541, and 542 are available for implementation. Note, the definitions section 10 CFR part 20, appendix G, states that ‘‘Licensees need not use originals of these NRC Forms as long as any substitute forms are equivalent to the original documentation in respect to content, clarity, size, and location of information.’’ Licensees should contact the receiving facility for waste shipments to Agreement States to determine if Agreement State regulators require the use of an equivalent form consistent with their State regulatory program. Priya Yadav, telephone: 301–415–6667, email: Priya.Yadav@nrc.gov and Karen Pinkston, telephone: 301–415–3650, email: Karen.Pinkston@nrc.gov. Both are staff of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Dated: June 22, 2021. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Patricia K. Holahan, Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards. 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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[NRC-2018-0155]


Revisions to Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest Forms

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Availability of forms; issuance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announces the 
availability of revisions to the NRC Form 540 (Uniform Low-Level 
Radioactive Waste Manifest (Shipping Paper)), NRC Form 541 (Uniform 
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest (Container and Waste 
Description)), and NRC Form 542 (Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste 
Manifest (Manifest Index and Regional Compact Tabulation)). The forms 
are available for implementation, consistent with the forms included in 
NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 3, ``Instructions for Completing NRC's Uniform 
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest.''

DATES: Revised NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542 became effective on June 25, 
2021. Users of the NRC Forms 540, 541, 542 should transition to the 
revised forms on or before September 23, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2018-0155 when contacting the 
NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You 
may obtain publicly available information related to this document 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC-2018-0155. Address 
questions about Docket IDs in Regulations.gov to Stacy Schumann; 
telephone: 301-415-0624; email: [email protected]. For technical 
questions, contact the individuals listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.
     NRC's Agencywide Documents Access and Management System 
(ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the 
ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ``Begin Web-based ADAMS 
Search.'' For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC's Public 
Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1-800-397-4209, 301-415-4737, or 
by email to [email protected]. The ADAMS accession number for each 
document referenced (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first 
time that it is mentioned in this document.
     NRC's Form Library: NRC Forms 540, 541, and 542 can be 
accessed on the NRC Form Library at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/forms/.
     Attention: The PDR, where you may examine and order copies 
of public documents, is currently closed. You may submit your request 
to the PDR via email at [email protected] or call 1-800-397-4209 or 
301-415-4737, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Priya Yadav, telephone: 301-415-6667, 
email: [email protected] and Karen Pinkston, telephone: 301-415-3650, 
email: [email protected]. Both are staff of the Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The NRC published NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 3, ``Instructions for 
Completing the NRC's Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest,'' on 
July 2, 2020 (85 FR 39936), including revisions to NRC Forms 540, 541, 
and 542. However, following several requests to delay implementation, 
the NRC announced on September 30, 2020 (85 FR 61576) that it was 
postponing implementation of NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 3 and the revised 
NRC forms until further notice. The NRC indicated that licensees should 
continue to use NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 2 and the versions of NRC Forms 
540, 541, and 542 that were renewed in January 2020, or equivalent, as 
defined in NRC's regulations.

II. Discussion

    NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 3, provides guidance on completing NRC 
Forms 540, 541, and 542 (i.e., the NRC's Uniform Low-Level Waste 
Manifest) as required by part 20 of title 10 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (10 CFR), appendix G. The NRC revised NUREG/BR-0204 and NRC 
Forms 540, 541, and 542 to address stakeholder feedback since the 
publication of Revision 2 of NUREG/BR-0204 (ADAMS Accession No. 
ML071870172). The final NUREG/BR-0204, Revision 3 and the NRC's comment 
resolutions are available in ADAMS under Accession Nos. ML20178A433 and 
ML19214A186, respectively.
    This notice herein announces the revisions to the NRC Form 540, 
541, and 542 are available for implementation. Note, the definitions 
section 10 CFR part 20, appendix G, states that ``Licensees need not 
use originals of these NRC Forms as long as any substitute forms are 
equivalent to the original documentation in respect to content, 
clarity, size, and location of information.'' Licensees should contact 
the receiving facility for waste shipments to Agreement States to 
determine if Agreement State regulators require the use of an 
equivalent form consistent with their State regulatory program.

    Dated: June 22, 2021.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Patricia K. Holahan,
Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste 
Programs, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards.
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