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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
8/19/2017

12VAC5-481-910. General Requirements.

Article 11. Waste Disposal

A. Licensees shall dispose of licensed material only in the following ways:

1. By transfer to an authorized recipient as provided in 12VAC5-481-570;

2. By decay in storage;

3. By release in effluents within the limits of 12VAC5-481-720; or

4. As authorized under 12VAC5-481-920, 12VAC5-481-930, 12VAC5-481-940, 12VAC5-481-950, or 12VAC5-481-971.

B. A person shall be specifically licensed to receive waste containing licensed material from other persons for the following actions:

1. Treatment prior to disposal;

2. Treatment or disposal by incineration;

3. Decay in storage;

4. Disposal at a land disposal facility licensed under Part XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.) of this chapter; or

5. Disposal at a geologic repository under 10 CFR Part 60 or 10 CFR Part 63.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 25, 2016.

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