Low-level radioactive waste compacts

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U.S. Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Office of Terminal Waste Disposal and Remedial Action, Available from the National Technical Information Service , Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Radioactive waste disposal -- United S
Statementprepared for Senator James A. McClure
ContributionsMcClure, James A, United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy. Office of Terminal Waste Disposal and Remedial Action, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Home > Radioactive Waste > Low-Level Waste Disposal > Licensing > Low-Level Waste Compacts Low-Level Waste Compacts Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, Aug. The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of specifies that each state is responsible for the disposal of the low-level waste which is generated within its boundaries.

The Act states that such wastes can be most safely and efficiently managed on a regional basis through compacts. Free Online Library: Low-level radioactive waste compacts: lessons learned from theory and practice. by "Publius"; Government Political science Interstate agreements Analysis Interstate relations Radioactive waste disposal Laws, regulations and rules.

The directory is intended for use by compacts, states, federal agencies, and users of radioactive materials to provide information about companies that package, transport, process, or otherwise manage radioactive material in preparation for ultimate disposal.

Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. Approved Generators. Here you will be able to find out the latest news on low-level radio active waste, view upcoming events, view our annual reports, meeting notices, and minutes.

Midwest Compact Commission c/o Minnesota Pollution Control Agency RMA Division Certification, Environmental Review and Rules Section Lafayette Road North St.

Paul, MN Voice   I can Low-level radioactive waste compacts book the approval process sooner. Mail the completed form with the appropriate fee to the Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, Howe Ave.

#, Sacramento CA If you have any difficulty, contact the Executive Director at [email protected] Please issue the check to: Southwestern Compact. The Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of gave the states responsibility for the disposal of their low-level radioactive waste.

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The Act encouraged the states to enter into compacts that would allow them to dispose of waste at a common disposal facility. Most states have entered into compacts; however, only one new disposal.

TheSouthwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission, established under Public Lawis the governing body for the Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact among Arizona, California, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

California, as host state, is required to develop a regional disposal facility. The NorthWest Interstate Compact or NWIC is a cooperative effort of eight states to protect people and the environment, and maintain and enhance economic viability, while sharing the responsibilities of low-level radioactive waste management.

The NWIC was created in with member states Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and. Level Waste Act RMB Oil & Gas Notice - all states THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE INCLUDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE PURPOSE AND FUNCTION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT AND A SUMMARY OF BOARD REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES.

Get this from a library. Low-level radioactive waste compacts: status report, as of July [James A McClure; United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy.

Office of Terminal Waste Disposal and Remedial Action.; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.;]. DHEC Letter to the Atlantic Compact on Septem RE: Waste Generation and Importation of Radioactive Material/Waste Barnwell PlanningThe following letter was sent to senior management of all major utilities shipping LLRW to Barnwell in the Atlantic Compact.

Waste Control Specialists accepts Classes A, B, and C from the Texas Compact states (Texas and Vermont) and from non-compact states. Waste Control Specialists is licensed by the State of Texas.

U.S. LLRW Compacts. The Northwest Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact is an interstate compact among Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and compact ensures multi-state cooperation regarding the proper management and disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW).

The compact also carries congressional Formation date: The Compact received Congressional approval via the Omnibus Low-Level Radioactive Waste Interstate Compact Consent Act, P.L.

Thus, the Compact is authorized by both federal and state law. The main purposes of the Compact are to provide for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) produced within the member states and to.

The Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission and its members have the powers and duties prescribed by the compact and the Amembers of the commission are responsible for administering the provisions of the compact. Texas and Vermont are party states of the Compact.

The Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact is an interstate compact between Maine, Texas and Vermont. The compact ensures bi-state cooperation regarding the proper management and disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW).Formation date: NRC Proposed interpretive rule related to very low-level radioactive waste disposal and associated public meetings.

We wanted to make you aware that the agency recently published a Federal Register notice announcing a proposed interpretive rule related to very low-level radioactive waste disposal and will be holding a public meeting via WebEx on Ma.

low-level radioactive waste is a state responsibility and that this best can be accomplished through formation of regional compacts; The purpose of the compacts is to promote the health and LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT REGIONS AND STATUS OF COMPACT LEGISLATION, MARCH File Size: 1MB.

Yet some observers feel that interstate compacts have never lived up to their potential. Nevertheless, inthe compact was chosen as the policy instrument to solve one of the thorniest environmental policy issues of the decade: the siting of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facilities.

Comments can be mailed via USPS to: Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission Congress Avenue, Suite Austin, TX or be submitted via email to: [email protected] Omnibus Low Level Radioactive Waste Interstate Compact Consent Act (Consent Act) Current Interstate Compacts The Consent Act (P.title II, 99 Stat.

) of granted congressional consent to all of the compacts that had been ratified by. Inthe Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act was passed by Congress, placing the responsibility for so-called “low-level” radioactive waste disposal in the hands of the states.

Through this act, states could form disposal compacts, within which they could create a single disposal site for use by multiple Size: 54KB. It is the purpose of the party states, by entering into an interstate compact, to establish the means for cooperative effort in managing low-level radioactive waste; to ensure the availability and economic viability of sufficient facilities for the proper and efficient management of low-level radioactive waste generated within the region while preventing unnecessary and uneconomic.

The Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Act, Pennsylvania Actempowers the commission to carry out certain duties, the most significant of which are as follows: Conduct research and establish regulations to promote reduction in volume and curie content of LLRW generated within the region.

Under the federal Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of (Policy Act), each state is responsible, either on its own or in cooperation with other states, for providing the capacity to dispose of the low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) generated within its borders.

This statute establishes requirements for shipment and acceptance of low-level radioactive waste in the State.

The statute also estalbishes a program by which these requirements and provisions of the Central Midwest Radioactive Waste Compact. The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum (LLW Forum) is an independent, non-profit organization that was established to facilitate state and compact implementation of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of and its Amendments and to promote the objectives of low-level radioactive waste regional compacts.

To grant the consent of the Congress to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ‘Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Consent Act’.

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The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management is hereby enacted into law and entered into by the state of Washington as a party, and is in full force and effect between the state and other states joining the compact in accordance with the terms of the compact.

The Texas Vermont “low-level” radioactive waste disposal compact commission is considering opening up to out-of-compact waste –commercial so-called “low-level” radioactive waste from other than TX and VT. Comments against the proposed rule were submitted by a coalition of concerned organizations.

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To grant the consent of the Congress to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress.The Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (Act) is a federal legislation permitting federal states to develop methods to dispose waste. The Act was created in and is codified in 42 USCS § b.

The Act gives leverage to these federal states to use their discretion to develop adequate waste management techniques.