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§ 7130.303. Generation, transportation, handling, management and disposal of low-level waste

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. § 7130.303
§ 7130.303. Generation, transportation, handling, management and disposal of low-level waste
Each person who generates, transports, handles, manages or disposes of low-level waste shall:
(1) Maintain records to identify the volume and radioactivity content of low-level waste generated and shipped, the method of transportation, the origin and disposition of such low-level waste, and such additional records as the department may require.
(2) Furnish information as required by the department on such low-level waste to persons transporting, managing, storing or disposing of such wastes.
(3) Use a manifest system as specified in section 310(a)(1)1 for all low-level waste transported.
(4) Transport low-level waste for handling, management or disposal to the approved facilities which the generator or broker has designated on the manifest form.
(5) Submit reports to the department quarterly, listing the quantities, types and classes of low-level waste generated during a particular time period.
(6) Maintain such operation, train personnel and assure financial responsibility for such handling or disposal operations to prevent adverse effects to the public health, safety and welfare and to the environment and to prevent public nuisances.
(7) Immediately notify designated public agencies of any accident away from the site of generation involving potential or actual spill or accidental discharge of such waste, and take immediate steps to contain and clean up the spill or discharge.
(8) Separate all low-level radioactive wastes in accordance with the waste classification system to be established by the department.


1988, Feb. 9, P.L. 31, No. 12, § 303, imd. effective.


35 P.S. § 7130.310.
35 P.S. § 7130.303, PA ST 35 P.S. § 7130.303
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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