Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact

It is the policy of the party states to: enter into a regional low-level radioactive waste management compact for the purpose of providing the instrument and framework for a cooperative effort; provide sufficient facilities for the proper management of low-level radioactive waste generated in the region, promote the health and safety of the region; limit the number of facilities required to effectively and efficiently manage low-level radioactive waste generated in the region; encourage the reduction of the amounts of low-level waste generated in the region; distribute the costs, benefits, and obligations of successful low-level radioactive waste management equitably among the party states; and ensure the ecological and economical management of low-level radioactive wastes.
Category: Energy
Interstate Agency: Southeast Compact Commission
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Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Alabama Code of Ala. 1975 Secs. 22-32-1 to 22-32-9 1988
Congress P. L. 99-240, Title II, 99 Stat. 1859 1986
Florida West's F.S.A. Sec. 404.30 1982
Georgia O.C.G.A. Secs. 12-8-120 to 12-8-123 1982
Mississippi Code 1972, Secs. 57-47-1 to 57-47-9 1982
Tennessee T.C.A. Secs. 68-202-701 to 68-202-704 1982
Virginia Code 1950, Secs. 10.1-1500 to 10.1-1504 1983