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289.59

289.59 Disposal and burning of low-level radioactive waste.

289.59(1)

(1) Definition. In this section, "low-level radioactive waste" has the meaning given in s. 16.11 (2) (m).

289.59(2)

(2) Prohibitions.

289.59(2)(a)

(a) No person may dispose of low-level radioactive waste that is determined by the federal nuclear regulatory commission under 42 USC 2021j to be below regulatory concern in a landfill or a hazardous waste disposal facility unless the landfill or hazardous waste disposal facility is licensed for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste by the federal nuclear regulatory commission or by this state under an agreement under 42 USC 2021 that grants this state the authority to regulate the disposal of low-level radioactive waste.

289.59(2)(b)

(b) No person may burn in an incinerator low-level radioactive waste that is determined by the federal nuclear regulatory commission under 42 USC 2021j to be below regulatory concern.

289.59 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 50; 1995 a. 115; 1995 a. 227 s. 639; Stats. 1995 s. 289.59.