A. J. BLOTCKY REACTOR FACILITY, OMAHA VA MEDICAL CENTER
TRIGA Nuclear Research Reactor
NRC License Number R-57 terminated July 2016
Zero NRC Violations or OSHA Recordable Injuries
Omaha VA Medical Center
NorthStar was selected as the prime contractor to decommission the A.J. Blotcky Reactor Facility (AJBRF) within the Omaha VA Medical Center. Owner requirements included termination of United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) operating License Number R-57 and unrestricted release of the reactor facility and adjacent areas. The Omaha VAMC facility, where the AJBRF was located, will continue to function as a VA hospital post decommissioning. Owner plans to re-purpose the current AJBRF areas for storage, laboratory space, and/or staff offices. The NRC license was formally terminated on July 22, 2016. The facility structures were radiologically released thru the Final Status Survey.