Waste Disposal Site and Radioactive Waste Management (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Waste Disposal Site and Radioactive Waste Management (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/Cool-ICE/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=IowaCode&ga=83&input=455B#455B.334

Last Review 2014-09-15


This section describes the considerations of the Commission in determining whether to approve the establishment and operation of a disposal site for nuclear waste. If a permit is issued, the Commission will establish standards and procedures for site operation, and require financial commitment by the site operator. This section also describes additional standards for pathological waste incinerators processing radioactive waste.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Jerah Sheets
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Environmental Protection Commission

Phone 515-313-8909

Email jerah.sheets@dnr.iowa.gov
Website http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/BoardsCommissions/EnvironmentalProtectionEPC.aspx

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 455B.334-340