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

12VAC5-481-2630. Maintenance of records, reports, and transfers.

Article 6
Records, Reports, Tests, and Inspections

A. Each licensee shall maintain any records and make any reports in connection with the licensed activities as may be required by the conditions of the license or by the rules, regulations, and orders of the agency.

B. Records that are required by these regulations or by license conditions shall be maintained for a period specified by the appropriate regulations or by license condition. If a retention period is not otherwise specified, these records must be maintained and transferred to the officials specified in subsection D of this section as a condition of license termination unless the agency otherwise authorizes their disposition.

C. Records that shall be maintained pursuant to this part may be the original or a reproduced copy or microfilm if this reproduced copy or microfilm is capable of producing copy that is clear and legible at the end of the required retention period.

D. Notwithstanding subsections A through C of this section, copies of records of the location and the quantity of wastes contained in the disposal site must be transferred upon license termination to the chief executive of the nearest municipality, the chief executive of the county in which the facility is located, the county zoning board or land development and planning agency, the state governor, and other state, local and federal governmental agencies as designated by the agency at the time of license termination.

E. Following receipt and acceptance of a shipment of waste, the licensee shall record the date of disposal of the waste, the location in the disposal site, the condition of the waste packages as received, any discrepancies between materials listed on the manifest and those received, and any evidence of leaking or damaged packages or radiation or contamination levels in excess of limits specified in United States Department of Transportation and agency regulations. The licensee shall briefly describe any repackaging operations of any of the waste packages included in the shipment, plus any other information required by the agency as a license condition.

F. Each licensee authorized to dispose of waste received from other persons shall file a copy of its financial report or a certified financial statement annually with the agency in order to update the information base for determining financial qualifications.

G. Do the following:

1. Each licensee authorized to dispose of waste received from other persons, pursuant to this part, shall submit annual reports to the agency. Reports shall be submitted by the end of the first calendar quarter of each year for the preceding year.

2. The reports shall include:

a. Specification of the quantity of each of the principal contaminants released to unrestricted areas in liquid and in airborne effluents during the preceding year,

b. The results of the environmental monitoring program,

c. A summary of licensee disposal unit survey and maintenance activities,

d. A summary, by waste class, of activities and quantities of radionuclides disposed of,

e. Any instances in which observed site characteristics were significantly different from those described in the application for a license, and

f. Any other information the agency may require.

3. If the quantities of waste released during the reporting period, monitoring results, or maintenance performed are significantly different from those predicted, the report must cover this specifically.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006.

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