(Source Collection and Threat Reduction)
last updated 1/18/2013
Opportunities for Un-Sited States
What is SCATR?
SCATR Program is an initiative to reduce the amount of unused
radioactive material stored by licensees. CRCPD is working with the
Alamos National Lab (LANL)
and the Department of Energy's
National Nuclear Security Administration
for disposition of these radiation sources that
could be used for malicious intent.
The Department of Energy recognized that the availability of
disposal of such
limited and expensive and has initiated this rare opportunity
for licensees to have financial assistance in the proper
disposition of these sources.
The Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR) Program is:
- A project of the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors,
Inc. (CRCPD), in cooperation with individual State and local radiation control
- Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Agency;
- To provide funds for the disposition of unwanted radioactive material;
- A supplement to other Federal and national programs of assistance with