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Section: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Plan.

Statute: 13:1E-186

10. a. The department shall review the regional management plan developed by the Northeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission pursuant to Article V of P.L.1983, c.329 (C.32:31-6), and revise and update the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Plan when, in the discretion of the department, changes in the amount or class of low-level radioactive waste generated in the region, or technological advances in the means of managing, storing, transporting, or disposing of low-level radioactive waste, so require. b. The plan shall include, but need not be limited to: (1) A current inventory of all low-level radioactive waste generators within the region; (2) A current inventory of the sources, volumes, classes, and hazardous life of the low-level radioactive wastes generated within the region; (3) Projections of the volumes, classes, and hazardous life of the low-level radioactive wastes which are expected to be generated in the region during the next 20 years; and (4) An analysis of transportation routes and transportation costs from low-level radioactive waste generators in the region to out-of-State processing and disposal sites. c. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2002, c.105). d. The department shall establish and maintain a public information program which addresses: (1) The nature and dimension of the low-level radioactive waste disposal problem; (2) The need for the proper and expeditious siting of a regional low-level radioactive waste disposal facility or the need to develop other disposal or management options that will be used to manage the State's low-level radioactive waste; and (3) The necessity and opportunities for public participation as provided herein. e. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2002, c.105). L.1987,c.333,s.10; amended 2002, c.105, s.3.

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