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Nuclear Licensing & Radiological Analysis

Nuclear Licensing & Radiological Analysis


Nuclear Licensing & Radiological Analysis

SC&A’s nuclear licensing and regulatory specialists provide technical support for nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel cycle facilities:

  • Nuclear facility licensing and license renewal
  • Combined license applications
  • Licensing-related safety and environmental evaluations
  • Regulatory analysis of proposed regulations
  • Development of inspections, tests, analyses, and acceptance criteria (ITAAC)
  • Development of regulatory environmental standards

Sample Projects

  • For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), SC&A evaluates the impacts of reduced radiation dose limits.
  • For the NRC, SC&A provided licensing support for more than 10 new nuclear plants nationwide.
  • For the NRC, SC&A helped prepare the generic environmental statement to support rulemaking on radiological criteria for decommissioning of nuclear facilities.
  • For the NRC Region II Division of Construction Inspection, SC&A develops ITAAC family inspection strategy (IFIS) documents for the AP1000 and advanced boiling-water reactors.
  • For the U.S. Department of Energy, SC&A assessed the contribution of regulations on the capital costs of nuclear power plants.
  • For Bechtel Power, SC&A helped develop combined license applications for four nuclear power plants.
  • For the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SC&A helped develop environmental standards for radioactive waste disposal at Yucca Mountain and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

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