WACs > Title 173 > Chapter 173-44 > Section 173-44-010
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Purpose and scope.
The proper perpetual care and maintenance of radioactive waste management facilities is required to protect the public health, safety, and welfare. This chapter establishes the fees charged by the Washington state department of ecology for financing the necessary perpetual care and maintenance of radioactive waste management facilities. Promulgation of this regulation is further intended to satisfy the state's financial responsibilities to the United States government pursuant to the perpetual care agreement executed July 29, 1965.
[Statutory Authority: 1983 1st ex.s. c 19 and Title 43 RCW. WSR 83-18-020 (Order DE 83-25), Â§ 173-44-010, filed 8/30/83. Formerly WAC 173-16-010.]