Table 11269 Deadlines Defined By The Lowlevel Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act Of 1985

Date

Legislated Action(s)

January 1, 1986 July 1, 1986 January 1, 1987 January 1, 1988

July 1, 1988 January 1, 1989

January 1, 1990

January 1, 1992

January 1, 1993 January 1, 1996

Each state to have joined compact or to have enacted legislation indicating intention to develop its own site; surcharge not to exceed $10 per cubic foot.

Generators in states that did not meet the January 1, 1986 deadline are subject to doubled surcharges until December 31, 1986.

Generators in states that did not meet January 1, 1986 deadline may be denied access to operating disposal sites.

Compacts to have named host states; unaligned states to have developed siting plan and schedule and to have delegated authority for development; surcharge not to exceed $20 per cubic foot; noncompliance states subject to doubled surcharges.

Noncompliance states subject to quadrupled surcharges.

Generators in states and compacts that did not meet the January 1, 1988 deadline to be denied access to operating disposal sites.

Compacts and unaligned states to file a complete operating license application; letter from governor stating that the unaligned state will have provisions for LLRW disposal in place by December 31, 1992, may be submitted in lieu of application; surcharge not to exceed $40 per cubic foot; failure to comply may result in denial of access to operating disposal sites.

All compacts and unaligned states to file operating license applications; letter from governor no longer sufficient for compliance status.

Sited compacts to be empowered to restrict import of non-compact LLRW.

Surcharge rebates cease.

FIG. 11.26.2 U.S. map showing compact alignments, the operating and closed LLRW disposal facilities, and the designated proposed sites in California and Texas. Unaligned states are shown in white. The existing sites are shown by circles; closed sites by triangles; and proposed sites by squares. The Northeast and Southwest compacts are not contiguous and will require travel outside their respective regions in order to transport LLRW from generators to the disposal facilities.

FIG. 11.26.2 U.S. map showing compact alignments, the operating and closed LLRW disposal facilities, and the designated proposed sites in California and Texas. Unaligned states are shown in white. The existing sites are shown by circles; closed sites by triangles; and proposed sites by squares. The Northeast and Southwest compacts are not contiguous and will require travel outside their respective regions in order to transport LLRW from generators to the disposal facilities.

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