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

12VAC5-481-971. Disposal of certain radioactive material.

A. Licensed material meeting the definition in subdivisions 3 and 4 of the definition of "byproduct material" in 12VAC5-481-10 may be disposed of in accordance with Part XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.) of this chapter, even though it is not defined as low level radioactive waste. Therefore, any licensed byproduct material being disposed of at a facility or transferred for ultimate disposal at a facility licensed under Part XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.) of this chapter, 10 CFR Part 61, or equivalent agreement state regulations shall meet the requirements of 12VAC5-481-960.

B. A licensee may dispose of byproduct material, as defined in subsection A of this section, at a disposal facility authorized to dispose of such material in accordance with any federal or state solid or hazardous waste law, including the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 USC § 6901 et seq.).

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

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

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