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Audit of NRC’s Regulatory Analysis Process

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Develop and implement a formal training/qualification program for cost estimators. The training/qualification program can be incorporated into the office instructions and procedures of the NRC offices with regulatory analysis responsibilities.

Implement established knowledge management techniques for the regulatory analysis program.

Update and implement the cost benefit guidance documents as planned in SECY-14-0002. Incorporate this guidance into office procedures by reference.

Develop and implement procedures to consistently document stakeholder input prior to the proposed rule stage.