Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Start Date|| 1981
|Applicable Jurisdiction|| http://www.ecy.wa.gov/nwic/members.htm
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, enacted in 1981, was ratified by Congress in 1985. The Compact is a cooperative effort of the party states to protect their citizens, and maintain and enhance economic viability, while sharing the responsibilities of low-level radioactive waste management. The member states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming have ratified the Compact.
|Department||Northwest Interstate Compact|
|Address||PO Box 47600|
|Zip/Postal Code|| 98504-7600
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:|| 50-79-5 MCA