Home Table of Contents

§ 7130.310. Permitting of generators, brokers and carriers

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. § 7130.310
§ 7130.310. Permitting of generators, brokers and carriers
(a) Regulations.--The department shall provide by regulation for the permitting of generators, brokers and carriers for access to the regional facility. Such regulations shall establish, without limitation:
(1) Requirements for packaging, separation, waste form, routing, manifesting, financial assurance, recordkeeping, emergency planning and length of term of the permit.
(2) Limits on the types, quantities and origins of radioactive waste allowed for disposal.
(3) That each application for a permit or amendment shall be in writing and signed by the applicant.
(4) The form of the application and the information it should contain.
(5) Requirements for applicant's consent for entry to facilities, vehicles and equipment.
(6) Procedures for suspension, revocation and amendment of permits.
(7) That each generator have a plan for reduction of toxicity and volume with stated reduction goals.
(8) Any other requirements the department deems necessary or proper to implement the provisions of this act and the Radiation Protection Act.1
(b) Issuance of permit.--Upon approval of the application and receipt of fees, the department shall issue a permit to the applicant as set forth in the application and further conditioned by the department as necessary.
(c) Permit denial, suspension, etc.--In carrying out this act, the department may deny, suspend, modify or revoke any permit if it finds that the applicant or permittee has failed or continues to fail to comply with any provision of this act, the Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Law,2 the Radiation Protection Act or any other state or Federal statute relating to environmental protection or to the protection of the public health, safety and welfare; or any rule or regulation of the department; or any order of the department; or any condition of any permit or license issued by the department; or if the department finds that the applicant or permittee has shown a lack of ability or intention to comply with any provision of this act or any act referred to in this section, or any rule or regulation of the department or order of the department, or any condition of any permit or license issued by the department as indicated by past or continuing violations. In the case of a corporate applicant or permittee, the department shall deny the issuance of a permit if it finds that a principal of the corporation was a principal of another corporation which committed past violations of any of the above laws, unless the principal has demonstrated that the violations are not relevant to issuing the license or permit or there are other mitigating circumstances which demonstrate the applicant has the ability and intent to comply with the law.

Credits

1988, Feb. 9, P.L. 31, No. 12, § 310, imd. effective.

Footnotes

35 P.S. § 7110.101 et seq.
35 P.S. § 7125.1 et seq.
35 P.S. § 7130.310, PA ST 35 P.S. § 7130.310
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document