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Low-level waste legislation hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. 862 ... H.R. 1046 ... H.R. 1083 ... H.R. 1267 ... hearings held in Washington, DC, March 7 and 8, 1985 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Interstate agreements -- United States -- States

Book details:

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Paginationvi, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17990107M

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ineffective or at capacity. Therefore, in , Congress created the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (LLRWPA)2 which gave the states responsibility for low-level radioactive waste disposal.3 This legislation was ultimately unsuccessful in promoting states' responsibility for radio-active wastes generated within their boundaries.   H.R. (96th). A bill to provide federal assistance, through research and development and otherwise (including the use of federal grounds by States on a transitional basis), for the development by the States of grounds for the burial of low-level radioactive wastes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Low-level waste legislation: hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. waste previously had been licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) and agreement states 2 and operated by commercial firms. 3 In the late s the states hosting these facilities became concerned about corrosion and leakage of waste packages and expressed the need for geographic equity in the disposal of low-level waste.. The Act encouraged .

Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (12/19/) (Measure passed Senate, amended) Title I: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of - Amends the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act to confer responsibility for the disposal of specified low-level radioactive wastes upon each State (either by itself or in cooperation with other States). 5 TITLE 42 United States Code Annotated 42 § c (C) low-level radioactive waste described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) that is generated outside of the State and accepted for disposal in accordance with sections1 e or f of this title. (2) No regional disposal facility may be required to accept for disposal any material—File Size: KB. Guidance on UK Low Level Waste Management Legislation Introduction to UK government policy and strategy along with legislation relating to solid Low Level Waste management. Published 1 Author: Low Level Waste Repository Ltd. management of solid Low Level Radioactive Waste (LLW) arising from nuclear sites in the UK. It aims to give those involved in LLW management at or from nuclear sites an overview of the key elements of the regulatory and legislative framework. UK legislation enables certain radiological wastes to be classified as out-of-scope ofFile Size: KB.

  Low volume VLLW is defined by Defra et al. () as radioactive waste containing no more than kBq of beta/gamma activity for each m 3 and is mostly comprised of small volumes from hospitals and universities. For carbon and tritium-containing wastes, the activity limit is 4, kBq for each m 3 in total. High volume VLLW is defined by Defra et al. Low Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of It was anticipated that the Act would resolve the disposal issue, several complications prevented the Act's effectiveness. Negotiations among states to form compacts and start developing disposal sites took longer than expected, making it impossible to meet the deadline. [6]. 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.   H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 7, to Legislation not enacted by.