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§ 7130.320. Protection from contamination

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 39C. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Low-Level Waste Disposal
35 P.S. § 7130.320
§ 7130.320. Protection from contamination
(a) Water supply.--The operator shall restore or replace any water supply which has been found or presumed pursuant to section 319 to be contaminated with radioactive material as a result of operations at the regional facility.
(b) Contamination in general.--Any landowner experiencing radioactive contamination within three miles of the boundary of the regional facility may notify the department and request that an investigation be conducted. Within ten days of such notification, the department shall investigate any such claims and shall, within 60 days of the notification, make a determination. If the department finds that the radioactive contamination was caused by the operation of the regional facility or if it presumes the operator of a regional facility responsible for contamination, then it shall issue such orders to the operator as are necessary to abate the radioactive contamination and replacement of any contaminated water supply.


1988, Feb. 9, P.L. 31, No. 12, § 320, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 7130.320, PA ST 35 P.S. § 7130.320
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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