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Status of interstate compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Status of interstate compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste

hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on the status of interstate compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste, March 2, 1983.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Interstate agreements -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-331
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8 1983c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2818537M
      LC Control Number83603478

      After the Low Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of was passed, a number of interstate compacts were formed to collectively dispose of LLRW. These included the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact. Following a dispute over North Carolina's duties to host a disposal facility. Texas is a member of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact with the state of Vermont. The compact allows exclusive disposal of the LLRW generated within the member states to be disposed of in a LLRW disposal facility constructed within any of those states. Texas is the host state for the compact disposal facility.

      Membership. Voting membership in the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. is open to interstate compacts, states that are designated by a compact to host— or that currently host —a commercial low-level radioactive waste disposal facility, and unaffiliated states. Voting members representing interstate compacts are appointed by interstate compact commissions.   Disposal of radioactive material continues to be highly controversial. To address part of the disposal problem, in , Congress made the states responsible for disposing of most low-level radioactive waste (LLRW), and allowed them to form regional compacts and to restrict access to disposal facilities from noncompact states. LLRW is an inevitable by-product of nuclear power .

      Dec 9, H.R. (99th). A bill to grant the consent of the Congress to certain interstate compacts on low-level radioactive waste. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact is an agreement between the states of Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin that provides for the coopera-tive and safe disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste. The Compact was enacted into.


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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 Status of interstate compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste: hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on the status of interstate compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste, March 2, 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. 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.

LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE Status of Disposal Availability in the United States and Other Countries Statement of Gene Aloise, Director Natural Resources and Environment For Release on Delivery Expected at a.m. EDT Tuesday, GAOT. In andCongress enacted the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (P.L ) and the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of (P.L.

The Act encouraged states to form regional compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW). The Act contained both positive and negative Size: 46KB. 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).

History. In the late s, there were three LLRW disposal facilities in the United ion date: Memorandum of Understanding between Chem-Nuclear Systems and the Budget and Control Board (July 1, ) South Carolina and Atlantic Compact Confirm Requirements for Regional Waste (Febru ) DHEC Letter to the Atlantic Compact on Septem RE: Waste Generation and Importation of Radioactive Material/Waste.

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.

InCongress passed the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, which provided for a new approach to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) in the United States. It assigned each State responsibility for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste generated within its borders and authorized states to enter into compacts for the.

Welcome to The Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, an agreement between the states of Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin that provides for the cooperative and safe disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste.

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 ONLY. The Leagues of Women Voters of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont adopt the following position on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal: COMPACT STATUS.

The Leagues of Women Voters of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont believe there are a number of acceptable solutions for the three states to meet their responsibility under the Federal Low-Level.

The surcharge shall be based upon the cubic feet of low-level radioactive waste and the radioactivity of the low-level radioactive waste and shall be collected by the operator of the disposal facility.

The host state shall set, and the commission shall import, the surcharge after congressional approval of the ion date: 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.

Embodiment of the reservation of congressional authority exists in Congress’ consent to low-level radioactive waste disposal Compacts states that reads, “Each Compact shall provide that every 5 years after the Compact has taken effect that Congress.

The Appalachian States Radioactive Waste Compact was enacted to assure interstate cooperation for the proper management and disposal of low-level radioactive wastes and is aimed at reducing the volume of low-level radioactive waste.

The Commission conducts research and recommends regulations and prepares contingency plans in the event the. 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. 6. 1 Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Status. Figure 6. 1 Low-level radioactive waste compact status. Waste Control Specialists, LLC, located in Andrews, Texas 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. Congress also authorized a nationwide system of interstate compacts under the law. Minnesota and six other Midwest states joined in to form the Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact (“Midwest Compact”), which would construct and operate a regional LLRW disposal .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 Mato present information on this.

H.R. (th). 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.