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Siting a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Texas

Siting a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Texas

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Published by The Authority in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
ContributionsTexas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations., Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD898 .S54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2666964M
LC Control Number85621756

New Jersey’s Voluntary Plan for Siting a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal page book lays out the reasons why New Jersey needs to have a site at which generators can dependably and permanently dispose of the low-level radioactive waste they generate. the state-approved rate schedule for disposal of LLW at the Texas disposal facility remained unchanged from the state-approved rate schedule used in Revision 16 of NUREG Also in the NRC reporting cycle, 12 of the operating plants in the U.S. applied LLW.

Siting requirements are part of (NRC) Regulatory Guide , Guidance for Selecting Sites for Near-Surface Disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste, provides greater detail concerning the site's capability "of being characterized." Further, NUREG, Environmental Monitoring of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility (), provides. The authors explain the current status of developments in the UK and the process for siting and underground facility for the long-term management of its volume of nuclear waste. As of 1 April , the UK radioactive waste inventory stood at ,m3.

Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Siting Board. The Board approved it on June 3, The Northeast Compact Commission is New Jersey’s primary mechanism for assuring our generators the right of access to facilities outside the region and has prepared most of the factual information for the document. Additional informa-.   The passage of the compact would give Texas permission to build the site and provide much of the money for it, said Lee Mathews, general counsel for the Texas Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal.


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Siting a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Texas Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. The book's focus is on one overwhelming problems facing the compacts and states: figuring out where low-level waste disposal sites should be located.

The author discusses the central issues underlying this dilemma - authority, trust, risk, justice - and the roles each plays in determining whether the siting processes are regarded as legitimate. Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal explores these issues utilizing a linear narrative case study approach that critically examines key stakeholder interactions in order to explain how siting decisions for low level waste disposal are made.

Five countries are featured: the US, Australia, Spain, South Korea and Switzerland. Technical Report: Discussion paper: siting a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in the Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact region. A model for other regions.

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Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal 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). Inthe states of Texas, Maine and Vermont entered a compact allowing the disposal of low-level nuclear waste at a proposed Texas site.

The compact demands both Maine and Vermont pay Texas $25 million to build a disposal facility. Prior to becoming law, the compact first needed to gain Congressional approval.

Defines "mixed waste" (in the context of rules for radioactive wastes) and summarizes requirements for its disposal in Texas. Radioactive Material Processing and Storage Application forms and regulatory guidance for applying for a license to process or store radioactive by-product material.

Comments are due no later than Aug Bionomics – Quest Diagnostics export application ; 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] Locations of Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities The four active, licensed low-level waste disposal facilities are located in Agreement States (see map).Additional information about the facilities may be found at the Web sites maintained by the respective Agreement States.

• Federal Waste Disposal Facility – If waste is disposed, facility to be owned by DOE at decommissioning - signed DOE/TCEQ MOA – Acceptance of federal facility LLW and mixed waste • Dispose of federal mixed hazardous low-level radioactive waste • Planned two federal disposal units • Initial volume limitation ofyards 3 or Andrews, Texas Compact Waste Disposal Facility (CWF) Generator Handbook.

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There are three agencies responsible for regulating different aspects of Low Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) disposal at the Texas LLRW disposal facility. The following is an attempt to clarify each agency's role, what regulations apply and whom to contact for more information or questions.

Use of the facility by the nonhost party states for disposal of low-level radioactive waste, including such waste resulting from decommissioning of any nuclear electric generation facilities located in the party states, is limited to the volume requirements of Section (11) of Article III.

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Get this from a library. Decision-making and radioactive waste disposal. [Andrew Newman, (Program officer); Gerry Nagtzaam] -- This book critically examines the phenomenon of low level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facility siting across four international democracies.

The issue is of growing importance since World War. With over 65 years of industry experience, we have pioneered cost-effective, secure and reliable disposal options for radioactive waste.

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dispose of low-level radioactive waste. Per the terms of the Compact, Texas serves as the host state, meaning that Texas is responsible for providing a Compact Waste Facility (CWF) to dispose of low-level waste generated within each state.

In exchange for serving as the host state, Texas received $25 1million from Vermont. For example, Oak Ridge, TN, was willing to host a storage facility for high level radioactive waste, but Tennessee said no.

The voters of Fall River County, SD voted in favor of a low-level radio waste facility, but the state said no. Right now, Lincoln County, NV, is trying to host a radioactive waste storage facility, but the state is balking. Review of: MARY R.

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5.Article VI: Prohibited Acts and Penalties. (A) No person shall dispose of low-level radioactive waste within the region unless the disposal is at a regional disposal facility, except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (20) and (21) of subdivision (G) of article 3 of this compact.