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Daily Update for Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thursday, May 1 2014

79 FR 24595


NRC accepted and docketed a petition requesting NRC to revise its regulations and consider, in all pending and future reactor licensing and re-licensing decisions, new and significant information bearing on the environmental impacts of high-density spent fuel storage in reactor pools and the costs and benefits for avoiding or mitigating those impacts.

Waste (generally)

79 FR 24813

Final Rules

The Mine Safety and Health Administration revised the Agency's existing standards on miners' occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust in order to lower the existing exposure limits, provide for full-shift sampling, redefine the term "normal production shift," and add reexamination and decertification requirements for persons certified to sample for dust and to maintain and calibrate sampling devices.