Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact

The Appalachian States Radioactive Waste Compact was enacted to assure interstate cooperation for the proper management and disposal of low-level radioactive wastes and is aimed at reducing the volume of low-level radioactive waste. The Commission conducts research and recommends regulations and prepares contingency plans in the event the regional facility is closed and enters into temporary agreements for emergency disposal.
Category: Energy
Interstate Agency: Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission

Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Congress P.L. 100-319, 102 Stat. 471 1988
Delaware 7 Del. C. Secs. 8001 to 8005 1986
Maryland Md. [Envir.] Code Ann. Secs. 7-301 to 7-306 1986
Pennsylvania 35 P.S. Sec. 7125.1 et seq. 1985
West Virginia W. Va. Code, Secs. 29-1H-1 to 29-1H-11 1985