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Ward Valley Land Transfer Act and low-level radioactive waste site

hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, on S. 964, to direct a property conveyance in the state of California, and the Department of the Interior"s continuing review of California"s Ward Valley low-level radioactive waste site, July 22, 1997.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ward Valley (Calif.),
  • California.,
  • California,
  • Ward Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Public lands -- California.,
    • Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- California -- Ward Valley.,
    • Low level radioactive waste disposal facilities -- California -- Ward Valley.,
    • Environmental protection -- California -- Ward Valley.,
    • Ward Valley (Calif.)

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-230
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 1997e
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL412809M
      ISBN 100160558204, 0160561353
      LC Control Number98115156
      OCLC/WorldCa38171398

        See, e.g., Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act, 42 U.S.C. [subsections] b - j () (detailing a United States policy to encourage states to site a LLRW disposal (facility); Canadian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Resources, Opting for Cooperation: Report of the Siting Process Task Force on Low-Level Radioactive Waste. disposal of low activity radioactive waste proceedings of an international symposium on disposal of low activity radioactive waste organized by the international atomic energy agency and hosted by the government of spain through the empresa nacional de residuos radiactivos, s.a. and the consejo de seguridad nuclear in co-sponsorship with.

      A mixed low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) waste on-site disposal facility (OSDF) was constructed as part of the remediation of the U.S. Department of Energy Feed Material Production Center in Fernald, Ohio. The acre OSDF is fully constructed, filled with waste, and by: 3. radiological impact of disposal of large quantities of very low level solid radioactive waste (VLLW) from the nuclear industry to conventional landfill sites, relating to a proposed change in the definition of VLLW. The aim of the study is to determine the quantity of this VLLW that could be disposed of per annum to a landfill site withoutFile Size: KB.

      The waste disposed at the NNSS is accepted only from approved DOE and DoD sites and must comply with the Nevada National Security Site Waste Acceptance Criteria (NNSSWAC). Low-Level Radioactive Waste Typical low-level waste includes materials such as rags, papers, filters, equipment, discarded protective clothing and construction debris.   H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 7, to Legislation not enacted by.


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Ward Valley Land Transfer Act and low-level radioactive waste site by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A proposed Hazardous Waste (HW) dump in Ward Valley California is a sacred site for many Indian tribes and the home of the threatened desert tortoise. The proposed dump would contain low level radioactive waste (LLRW) from hospitals and nuclear power plants.

Ward Valley Land Transfer Act and low-level radioactive waste site: hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, on S.

to direct a property conveyance in the state of California, and the Department of the Interior's continuing review of California's Ward Valley low-level. The book examines specific scientific and technical safety issues related to the proposed low-level radioactive waste site at Ward Valley, California.

It includes, among other issues, evaluation of the potential for infiltration by shallow subsurface water, contamination of ground water and the Colorado River, damaging effects on the desert.

Background The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act ofas amended inmade states, acting individually or collectively, responsible for disposing of the low-level radioactive wastes that are the by-products of nuclear power, radioactive medicine, research, and other commercial activities.

GAO discussed the proposed transfer of federal land in Ward Valley, California to the state for use as a low-level radioactive waste disposal site, focusing on: (1) what sources of information the Department of the Interior relied on in deciding to prepare a second supplemental environmental impact statement and in selecting issues to address in the supplement; (2) whether the.

waste disposal and ultimately focuses on the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act Amendments of Part I provides some back-ground on the discovery and early uses of radiation. Part II describes prior methods of radioactive waste disposal and federal efforts to control the uses and disposal of such waste.

Part III discusses the Act. The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act requires all states to properly dispose of all non-government low-level radioactive waste produced within their state.

The states of California, Arizona, North Dakota, and South Dakota created a coalition called the Southwest Compact to use one facility for all of the states radioactive wastes.

Transfer of Very Low-Level Waste to Exempt Persons for Disposal On March 6,the NRC issued a proposed interpretation of its low-level radioactive waste disposal regulations in 10 CFR that would permit licensees to dispose of waste by transfer to persons who hold specific exemptions for the purpose of disposal (85 FR ).

@article{osti_, title = {Feds deed Ward Valley site}, author = {}, abstractNote = {This article is a review of the efforts to site a low-level waste repository in California.

To resolve a long-running dispute, the US Government has agreed to deed to the state acres of land in the Mohave Desert. The Jack Schwarz' Method of Autogenics: Harnessing the Power of Your Mind,Jack Schwarz, Schwarz Publishing, File Size: KB. Low-Level Radioactive Waste.

The Beatty LLRW disposal facility was the first commercially operated radioactive waste disposal facility to be licensed by the US Atomic Energy Commission (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission). The authority for regulation of this site was transferred to the state of Nevada shortly after Nevada became an "Agreement.

@article{osti_, title = {Boxer blurring the lines in Ward Valley debate}, author = {Newman, P.}, abstractNote = {This article concerns the controversy over the siting of Ward Valley, a proposed low-level nuclear waste depository in California.

The author contends that certain politicians and environmental groups have misrepresented the facts in their opposition to the site. Although the court decision and US Ecology's announcement are potentially fatal blows to the project, until the land application is withdrawn Ward Valley will not be safe from a nuclear waste site.

Ward Valley was proposed to take low-level radioactive waste, almost all from nuclear reactors, and dump it in unlined trenches.

The Low-level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (Act) is a federal legislation permitting federal states to develop methods to dispose waste. The Act was created in and is codified in 42 USCS § b. The Act gives leverage to these federal states to use their discretion to develop adequate waste management techniques.

Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (12/19/) (Measure passed Senate, amended) Title I: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of - Amends the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act to confer responsibility for the disposal of specified low-level radioactive wastes upon each State (either by itself or in cooperation with other States).

Low - Level Radioactive Waste Management Board Massachusetts General Laws Chapter H establishes the Low - Level Radioactive Waste Management Board (Board) to manage the options available to the Commonwealth for dealing with low level radioactive waste. The Board functioning in the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs promulgated CMR to.

Inthe United States Bureau of Land Management formally denied the state’s request to purchase the Ward Valley land for use as a low-level radioactive waste disposal site, citing, among other matters, questions about the suitability of the site and the extensive studies and tests that would be needed.

Only 7 commercial “low-level” radioactive waste disposal facilities have operated in the U.S., 3 of which arestill open today. As of Marchtwo new sites have been licensed, but one was cancelled (in Ward Valley, California) and one (in Andrews County, TX) has been licensed with dozens of “conditions” and other challenges as yet Size: 54KB.

The Site property is located on a 28 acre portion of an 80 acre property owned by the State of Nevada. The Site is located adjacent to a 40+ acre active commercial hazardous waste disposal facility operated by US Ecology of Nevada.

Nuclear Engineering Company performed disposal operations of mixed waste and LLRW at the Site between and File Size: KB. In andCongress enacted the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act (P.L ) and the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of (P.L.

The Act encouraged states to form regional compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW). The Act contained both positive and negative incentives.

summary report on the low-level radioactive waste burial site, west valley, new york ( - ) issued: february, reissued: october, u.s.

environmental protection agency region ii 26 federal plaza new york new york The reports Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities () and The Cost of High-Level Waste Disposal in Geological Repositories () are two examples. This new study on the costs of low-level radioactive waste repositories complements these previous studies, and completes the assessment of the costs of radioactive waste management.This statute establishes requirements for shipment and acceptance of low-level radioactive waste in the State.

The statute also estalbishes a program by which these requirements and provisions of the Central Midwest Radioactive Waste Compact may be effectuated and enforced.