Radiation Control-Training Assistance and Advisory Counseling
To assist States in achieving, maintaining, and improving their capabilities to conduct radiation control programs. This will assure that State programs established through agreements with NRC for transfer of certain NRC regulatory authority over atomic energy materials to the States will continue to be adequate to protect health and safety and be compatible with NRC's regulatory program.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 05/03/2004 (Funding expired effective FY03)
OFFICE OF STATE AND TRIBAL PROGRAMS, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Advisory Services and Counseling; Dissemination of Technical Information; Training.
In fiscal year 2001, NRC paid tuition costs for 64 State personnel to attend, on a space-available basis, a total of 20 courses necessary to state radiation control programs. In fiscal year 2001, NRC paid tuition for 55 people to attend 18 courses. NRC estimates that a minimum of 21 courses will be offered in fiscal year 2002, but cannot predict the amount of space that will be available in each course.
Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, Section 274, Public Law 86-373, 73 Stat. 688, 42 U.S.C. 2021.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State and local government agencies which are or will be responsible for administering radiation control programs under an agreement with NRC for assumption by the State of regulatory authority initially exercised by the NRC.
Personnel nominated by State and local government agencies for specific training courses must have academic training or experience in one of the physical or life sciences equivalent to a bachelor's degree.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Verbal or written request.
Contact the headquarters for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From one week to one month after application deadline.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Training is made available to personnel of State and local governments in order to improve the radiological health training of staff members responsible for carrying out radiation control programs. State personnel may attend at State tuition and travel expense; at State travel expense only, on a space available basis; or after meeting Commission criteria for limited NRC funding. Courses are provided in health physics and radiation protection, safety aspects of using radioactive materials, regulatory practices and procedures, and compliance inspection.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Brenda Usilton, Office of State and Tribal Programs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555. Telephone: (301) 415-2348.
(Tuition only) FY 02 $120,000; FY 03 est $128,000; and FY 04 est $0.
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