Waste disposal, general requirement.

(1) No licensee shall dispose of any radioactive material except:
(a) By transfer to an authorized recipient as provided in WAC 246-232-080, or chapter 246-249 WAC; or
(b) As authorized pursuant to WAC 246-221-070, 246-221-180, 246-221-190, 246-221-200, 246-221-210, or 246-221-220.
(c) By decay in storage as authorized in a specific license.
(2) A person shall be specifically licensed to receive waste containing licensed material from other persons for:
(a) Treatment prior to disposal; or
(b) Treatment or disposal by incineration; or
(c) Decay in storage; or
(d) Disposal at a land disposal facility licensed pursuant to chapter 246-250 WAC; or
(e) Storage until transferred to a disposal facility authorized to receive the waste.
(3) Nothing in chapter 246-221 WAC relieves the licensee from complying with other applicable federal, state, and local regulations governing any other toxic or hazardous properties of materials that may be disposed pursuant to this chapter.
(4) Each licensee shall maintain records of all transfers and disposals of radioactive material. Requirements for the disposition of certain disposal records, prior to license termination, are located in WAC 246-232-060.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 99-15-105, § 246-221-170, filed 7/21/99, effective 8/21/99; WSR 94-01-073, § 246-221-170, filed 12/9/93, effective 1/9/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. WSR 91-15-112 (Order 184), § 246-221-170, filed 7/24/91, effective 8/24/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-221-170, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 81-01-011 (Order 1570), § 402-24-130, filed 12/8/80; Order 1095, § 402-24-130, filed 2/6/76; Order 1, § 402-24-130, filed 1/8/69; Rules (part), filed 10/26/66.]
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