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The DC Code: § 8-1501 Definitions.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

For the purpose of this chapter, the term:

1
"Disposal" means the permanent isolation of low-level radioactive waste as a regional disposal facility as defined in section 2 of the Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, approved December 23, 1980 (94 Stat. 3347; 42 U.S.C. 2021b) ("Waste Policy Act").
2
"Generator" means any public or private individual, institution, corporation, association, group, or other legally constituted enterprise that produces low-level radioactive waste in the District of Columbia ("District").
3
"Low-level radioactive waste ('waste')" means radioactive material that:
A
Is not high-level radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel, transuranic waste, or byproduct material as defined in section 11e of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, approved August 30, 1954 (68 Stat. 923; 42 U.S.C. 2014(e)); and
B
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission has classified, consistent with 10 CFR 61.55, as low-level radioactive waste.
4
"Regional facility" means a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in operation on January 1, 1985, or subsequently established and operated pursuant to the Waste Policy Act.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3701. Legislative History of Laws Law 8-226, the "District of Columbia Low-Level Radioactive Waste Generator Regulatory Policy Act of 1990," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-378, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 4, 1990, and December 18, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 27, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-309 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. References in Text The definition of low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in the Waste Policy Act, referred to in (4), is codified at 42 U.S.C. 2021b(11). Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 8-226, the "District of Columbia Low-level Radioactive Waste Generator Regulatory Policy Act of 1990", see Mayor's Order 94-102, April 28, 1994 (41 DCR 2523). Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 8-226, the "District of Columbia Low-Level Radioactive Waste Generator Regulatory Policy Act of 1990", see Mayor's Order 98-52, April 15, 1998 (45 DCR 2698). DC CODE § 8-1501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 7, 1991, D.C. Law 8-226, § 2, 38 DCR 219.)