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.


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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