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

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Place Alaska;Hawaii;Idaho;Montana;Oregon;Utah;Washington;Wyoming


   

Name Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province








Start Date 1981



















Primary Website http://www.ecy.wa.gov/nwic/index.asp
Applicable Jurisdiction http://www.ecy.wa.gov/nwic/members.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, enacted in 1981, was ratified by Congress in 1985. The Compact is a cooperative effort of the party states to protect their citizens, and maintain and enhance economic viability, while sharing the responsibilities of low-level radioactive waste management. The member states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming have ratified the Compact.



Policy Contact

Department Northwest Interstate Compact

Address PO Box 47600

Place Olympia, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 98504-7600


Fax (360) 407-6715

Website http://www.ecy.wa.gov/nwic/index.asp
     
     

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Authority 1: 50-79-5 MCA




















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