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Nuclear Materials COVID-19 Activities: Decommissioning | Storage & Transportation | Fuel Cycle Facilities | MIAU & Agreement States

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Fuel Cycle Facilities

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Current Regulatory Issues

Fuel Cycle Facilities Relief Requests Received

Licensee Received Issued Additional Documents
Supporting Issuance
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. March 19, 2020 April 09, 2020 ML20093B958
Framatome, Inc. April 02, 2020 April 15, 2020 ML20099D743
Daher-TLI April 03, 2020** April 15, 2020  
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. March 24, 2020*
Amended April 03, 2020
May 08, 2020 ML20107F695
Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC April 09, 2020 May 22, 2020  
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. May 22, 2020 June 30, 2020  
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. May 26, 2020 June 17, 2020 ML20168B009
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. May 27, 2020 June 29, 2020  
Louisiana Energy Services, LLC December 16, 2020 December 23, 2020  
 BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. December 1, 2020*
December 17, 2020*
December 18, 2020
December 31, 2020  
Honeywell Metropolis Works April 30, 2021* August 11, 2021  
Global Nuclear Fuel Americas, LLC. August 20, 2021 October 1, 2021  
Framatome, Inc September 1, 2021** October 1, 2021  
Louisiana Energy Services, LLC September 15, 2021
September 22, 2021
October 14, 2021  
Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc September 17, 2021
October 7, 2021
October 28, 2021  
Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc September 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
November 9, 2021  
Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc March 11, 2022 March 23, 2022  

*Non-Publicly Available, security-related
**Non-Publicly Available

Related Communications

  • April 24, 2020, "U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Guidance on COVID-19 Related Requests for Regulatory Relief for Fuel Cycle Facilities" – The purpose of this letter is to inform industry about the steps the NRC has taken to provide the fuel cycle industry with information to assist in navigating regulatory challenges that may occur during the COVID-19 public health emergency. In particular, this letter informs industry that the NRC staff has prepared a document entitled "Temporary Staff Guidance – Fuel Facility Regulatory Relief Requests Related to COVID-19" TSG-DFM-2020-01.
  • April 21, 2020, "Temporary Staff Guidance – Fuel Facility Requests for Regulatory Relief Related to COVID-19" – The purpose of this temporary instruction is to give guidance to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff within the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Division of Fuel Management, on the processing of fuel facility licensee requests for regulatory relief related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Public Health Emergency.

Guidance for Resident Inspectors

  • April 17, 2020, "Implementation of Resident Inspector Coverage at Category I Fuel Facilities During Covid-19" – This memorandum provides guidance on resident office coverage at Category I fuel facilities during maximum teleworking for COVID-19. The purpose of this guidance is to protect the health of inspectors and site personnel, while maintaining oversight that supports reasonable assurance of adequate protection of public health and safety.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, June 08, 2023