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Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards

The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) is statutorily mandated by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Committee has three primary purposes:

* to review and report on safety studies and reactor facility license and license renewal applications;
* to advise the Commission on the hazards of proposed and existing production and utilization facilities and the adequacy of proposed safety standards;
* to initiate reviews of specific generic matters or nuclear facility safety-related items; and
* to provide advice in the areas of health physics and radiation protection.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-03-18 17:33:34
Description The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) is statutorily mandated by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Committee has three primary purposes:

* to review and report on safety studies and reactor facility license and license renewal applications;
* to advise the Commission on the hazards of proposed and existing production and utilization facilities and the adequacy of proposed safety standards;
* to initiate reviews of specific generic matters or nuclear facility safety-related items; and
* to provide advice in the areas of health physics and radiation protection.
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Source United States Department of Energy
Date Of Record Creation 2009-03-18 17:29:38
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Date Last Modified 2009-09-01 14:54:01
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-03-18 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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