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§ 7-233. Issuance of low-level nuclear waste facility permit

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 7. Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Controlled Hazardous Substances (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Controlled Hazardous Substance Facility Permit
MD Code, Environment, § 7-233
§ 7-233. Issuance of low-level nuclear waste facility permit
The Department may not issue a low-level nuclear waste facility permit to a person unless:
(1) The person meets the requirements of this subtitle for a low-level nuclear waste facility permit; and
(2)(i) The low-level nuclear waste facility permit conforms to any interstate low-level nuclear waste disposal compact of which this State is a member;
(ii) The Governor issues an executive order under § 7-234 of this subtitle; or
(iii) The Department determines under standards set by its rules or regulations that:
1. The half-life or specific activity of the low-level nuclear waste is such that within a period of not more than 6 months, the low-level nuclear waste will not require special handling, special subsurface disposal, or special storage; and
2. The low-level nuclear waste can be disposed of in the same manner as other hazardous substances or handled as conventional waste.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 240, § 2.
Formerly Art. 43, § 689C.
MD Code, Environment, § 7-233, MD ENVIR § 7-233
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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