Midwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste (Multiple States)

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Place Indiana;Iowa;Minnesota;Missouri;Ohio;Wisconsin


   
Applies to States or Provinces Indiana;Iowa;Minnesota;Missouri;Ohio;Wisconsin
Name Midwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste (Multiple States)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission
Primary Website http://www.midwestcompact.org/



Last Review 2014-09-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2013-08-26


Summary

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 cooperative and safe disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste. The Compact was enacted into law by each member state legislature during the period from 1982 through 1984, and received Congressional consent in 1985.

The Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission is the administrative body of the Compact. It consists of one voting Commissioner from each of the six member states. Each state determines how it will appoint its Commissioner, and the state’s Governor must provide written notification to the Commission of the appointment of a Commissioner and any Alternate Commissioners.



Policy Contact

Department Midwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste

Address P.O. Box 2659

Place Madison,Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53701-2659
Phone (608) 267-4793

Fax (608) 267-4799
Email mwllrwc@midwestcompact.org

     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Ind. Code 13-29-1

Date Enacted 1996


Authority 2: Iowa Code 457B
Date Effective 1985
Date Enacted 1983


Authority 3: Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.700 through 260.720


















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