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Federal Register Vol 58, No 176, p47996, Memorandum of Understanding between Federal Emergency Management Agnecy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission, September 14, 1993

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 Appendix A to part 353- Momorandum of understanding Between Federal Emergency Management Agency and Nuclear Regulatory Commission

 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have entered into a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Relating To Radiological Emergency Planning and Preparedness. This supersedes a memorandum entered into on November 1, 1980 (published December 16, 1980, 45 FR 82713), revised April 9, 1985 (published April 18, 1985, 50 FR 15485), and published as Appendix A to 44 CFR part 353. The substantive changes in the new MOU are: (1) Self-initiated review by the NRC; (2) Early Site Permit process; (3) adoption of FEMA exercise time-frames; (4) incorporation of FEMA definition of exercise deficiency; (5) NRC commitment to work with licensees in support of State and local governments to correct exercise deficiencies; (6) correlation of FEMA actions on withdrawal of approvals under 44 CFR part 350 and NRC enforcement actions; and (7) disaster-initiated reviews in situations that affect offsite emergency infrastructures. The text of the MOU follows.

Memorandum of Understanding Between Nrc and Fema Relating to Radiological Emergency Planning and Preparedness  

I. Background and Purposes

 

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