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

12VAC5-481-960. Transfer for disposal and manifests.

A. The requirements of this section and 12VAC5-481-3710 are designed to accomplish the following:

1. Control transfers of low level radioactive waste by any waste generator, waste collector, or waste processor licensee that ships low level waste either directly or indirectly through a waste collector or waste processor to a licensed low level waste land disposal facility (as defined in 12VAC5-481-10);

2. Establish a manifest tracking system; and

3. Supplement existing requirements concerning transfers and recordkeeping for those wastes.

B. Licensees shipping radioactive waste intended for ultimate disposal at a licensed land disposal facility shall document the information required and transfer this recorded information to the intended consignee in accordance with 12VAC5-481-3710.

C. Each shipment manifest shall include a certification by the waste generator as specified in 12VAC5-481-3710 G.

D. Each person involved in the transfer for disposal and disposal of waste, including the waste generator, waste collector, waste processor, and disposal facility operator, shall comply with the requirements specified in 12VAC5-481-3710 H.

E. Licensees shipping radioactive material as defined in subdivisions 3 and 4 under the definition of "byproduct material" in 12VAC5-481-10 intended for ultimate disposal at a land disposal facility licensed under Part XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.) of this chapter, 10 CFR Part 61, or equivalent agreement state regulations shall document the information required on a manifest and transfer this recorded manifest information to the intended consignee in accordance with 12VAC5-481-3710.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register 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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