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

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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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.


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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


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

Authority 1: 50-79-5 MCA


















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