OIG Report Raises Questions On NRC's Pa. Dump Cleanup

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 7:47 PM EDT) -- Poor recordkeeping and a miscalculation of the amount of uranium actually buried at a 44-acre radioactive-waste dump in Pennsylvania have raised concerns about whether the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission properly oversaw decommissioning of the site, according to a federal report made public Thursday.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Office of the Inspector General compiled a 35-page report on the NRC’s involvement in the cleanup of the Shallow Land Disposal Area in Armstrong County, Pa., which served as the dump for a nearby nuclear facility in the 1960s....
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