Category: Radioactive Materials

Federal Cell License Application: EnergySolutions

Update June 15, 2021 Follow-up letter regarding the resubmittal of the Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment The Division has followed our Acceptance/Completeness Review of EnergySolutions’ Federal Cell License Application (see Update May 13, 2021 below) with a letter suggesting possible alternates on the organization and presentation of the upcoming resubmittal of the Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment …

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R313-70-8 Registration and Inspection Categories and Types of Fees for Registration of Radiation Machines
Radioactive Material Fees

(1) For machines registered under R313-16-230, registrants will pay an annual registration fee and an inspection fee that shall be established in accordance with the Legislative Appropriations Act. Copies of established fee schedules may be obtained from the Executive Secretary. Hospital/Therapy State Inspection Registration Annual per control unit and first tube plus annual per each …

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R313-70-9 Other Fees for Services
Radioactive Material Fees

(1) Expedited application review. Applicable when, by mutual consent of the applicant and affected staff, an application request is taken out of date order and processed by staff during non work hours. Per Hour 90.00 (2) Review of plans for decommissioning, decontamination, reclamation, or site restoration activities Plan review plus hourly 400.00 + Added cost …

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X-Ray Program

In an effort to better serve Utah’s X-ray facilities and improve our registration and inspection timeliness, the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control is proposing to increase X-ray tube registration and inspection fees by $10.00. Making changes to a fee structure that has been in place for many years is inherently challenging and requires …

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X-Ray Dose Comparisons:
X-Ray Program

Among experts there is no universal agreement on whether there is a risk associated with the small amounts of radiation exposure received from medical x-rays and if there is a risk what is the likelihood (probability) of harmful effects arising at some future date. Different methods have been formulated in an attempt to estimate risk. …

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Inspections, Registrations, and Fees:
X-Ray Program

All x-ray tubes in the State must be registered every year with the Division, if they are attached to a control unit. Registration forms are sent to all registrants on file each year. Even x-ray units in storage must be registered if they are not in a retail sales facility. Additionally, the rules require the …

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Waste Permit:
EnergySolutions

EnergySolutions (formerly Envirocare of Utah) operates a commercial treatment, storage and disposal facility located in Tooele County, Utah. The facility is located five miles south of the Clive exit (Exit #49) on Interstate 80, which is approximately 80 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah. The facility is one square mile in size and is …

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Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling Report:
EnergySolutions

License Amendment Request: Class A West Embankment Complete Report: EnergySolutions Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling Report (80MB) The following are separated sections of the full report, presented here for your convenience, or if you have difficulty downloading the complete report document. EnergySolutions Class A West Disposal Cell Infiltration and Transport Modeling …

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Depleted Uranium:
EnergySolutions

Depleted uranium, a byproduct of the uranium enrichment process, is initially less radioactive than naturally occurring uranium. However, the radioactivity of depleted uranium increases rather than decreases over time, posing significant challenges for safe and effective long-term disposal. Natural uranium is composed of three primary isotopes: U-234, U-235, and U-238. Nuclear reactors use a higher …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment:
EnergySolutions

Update April 16, 2021 The DU PA has been incorporated with the Federal Cell License Application. See the Federal Cell License Application page. Revision 2 of Compliance Report Update July 11, 2014 Revision 2 of the Report, “Utah Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License (RML UT2300249)—Condition 35 Compliance Report,” which includes responses to the Round 3 Interrogatories …

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Depleted Uranium Compliance Report:
EnergySolutions

Supplemental Information Clive DU PA Model (Version 1.2) Both files constitute the modeling files for the Clive facility. The file with the .gsm extension is needed to run the full, commercial GoldSim model. The file with the .gsp extension should be used with the GoldSim player version, which can be downloaded at no cost. Clive …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment Rulemaking Record:
EnergySolutions

These are the documents prepared in association with the Radiation Control Board’s rule addressing depleted uranium. R313-25-8 Depleted Uranium Rulemaking (09/02/14) Basis for Proposal Final Record Applicable DRC Rules On April 2010, the Radiation Control Board approved a new rule that required EnergySolutions to conduct a performance assessment (PA) before disposing of large quantities of …

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Depleted Uranium Performance Assessment Chronology:
EnergySolutions

Update April 16, 2021 The DU PA has been incorporated with the Federal Cell License Application. See the Federal Cell License Application page. Update March 16, 2020 Phase 1 Basal Aquifer Study (76 MB) Update January 20, 2020 Draft Radioactive Material License Application for the Federal Cell Facility (8 MB) Update December 19, 2019 Federal …

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Depleted Uranium History 2007-2010:
EnergySolutions

The following updates provide a history of depleted uranium (DU) shipments to Utah and Division of Radiation Control (DRC) rulemaking on DU disposal, including the requirements to prepare a performance assessment (PA) and other relevant documents. Update: December 8, 2010 EnergySolutions Seeks Extension on DU Performance Assessment EnergySolutions has asked for an extension to submit …

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