Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact (South Dakota)

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Place South Dakota


Name Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact (South Dakota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-08-01
Last Substantive Modification
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Information Source


This legislation authorizes the state's entrance into the Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact, which provides for the cooperative management of low-level radioactive waste. The Compact is administered by a commission, which can regulate and impose fees on in-state radioactive waste generators. The states of Arizona, California, North Dakota, and South Dakota are party to this compact.

Policy Contact

Department Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission

Address 1731 Howe Ave. #611

Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 95825
Phone 916 448 2390

Fax 916 720 0144

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

Authority 1: SDCL 34-21B