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TEXAS LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL COMPACT
7066. Requirements regarding radioactive waste disposal
generator of low-level radioactive waste in this state shall comply with the
reporting requirements of this chapter.
(b) A generator
of low-level radioactive waste in this state that existed, as a generator, on
the effective date of the compact, including any nuclear plant, may not be
discriminated against with respect to access to disposal capacity at the
(c) No generator
of low-level radioactive waste in the state existing on the date of enactment
of this section may increase its generation of waste in a year by more than 20
percent of the total annual volume of waste from all generators estimated for
disposal by the secretary of natural resources, under subdivision 7065(a)(3) of
this title, unless that generator receives a favorable determination from the
secretary of natural resources that disposal capacity will be available as
provided by section 3.04(11) of the compact agreement.
(d) Any person
other than those generators identified in subsection (c) of this section who
wishes to undertake an activity that will generate low-level radioactive waste
in the state must first receive a favorable determination from the secretary of
natural resources that disposal capacity will be available as provided by
section 3.04(11) of the compact agreement.
(e) No generator
of low-level radioactive waste may dispose of its low-level radioactive waste
at the compact facility unless that generator has a current indemnification
agreement with the state of Vermont. Federal generators of low-level
radioactive waste shall be required to indemnify the state only to the extent
permitted by federal law. Any indemnification agreement shall be reviewed by
the attorney general before the state agrees to it. (Added 1993, No. 137 (Adj.
Sess.), § 2.)