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Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management (Multiple States)

Eligibility 
Utility
Fed. Government
Commercial
Investor-Owned Utility
State/Provincial Govt
Industrial
Construction
Municipal/Public Utility
Local Government
Rural Electric Cooperative
Tribal Government
Institutional
Nonprofit
Program Info
Start Date 

1981

State 
Alaska
Program Type 
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Northwest Interstate Compact

The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, enacted in 1981, was ratified by Congress in 1985. The Compact is a cooperative effort of the party states to protect their citizens, and maintain and enhance economic viability, while sharing the responsibilities of low-level radioactive waste management. The member states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming have ratified the Compact.