Draft Regulatory Impact Analysis for 40 CFR 191: Environmental Standards for Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastes.
This Draft Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) addresses the requirements of Section 2 of Executive Order 12291. It reviews the projected costs associated with management and disposal of high-level radioactive waste, and it evaluates the potential effects of our environmental standards for disposal of these wastes (40 CFR Part 191)--as proposed for public review and comment on December 29, 1982 (47 FR 58196). The proposed standards are presented in the Appendix of this report, and they are explained in detail in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement 9EIS) prepared for this action (EPA 82).
|Environmental impacts; Radioactive waste disposal; Radioactive waste management; High-level radioactive wastes; Spent fuel storage|
|Office of Air and Radiation|
|No suboffice specified|
|Office of Radiation Programs|
|Regulatory Impact Analysis|