On January 25, 2012, TCEQ filed the Notice of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Rate Application, Preliminary Decision, and Opportunity for a Contested Case Hearing associated with the Compact Waste Disposal Facility with the Texas Secretary of State in accordance with TCEQ’s regulations, 336.1309(a)(4). The Notice to establish the maximum disposal rates for this Compact Waste Disposal Facility was published in the Texas Register on February 3, 2012.
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Address, phone, and fax numbers for staff in the Radioactive Materials Division.
Instructions for disassembling X-ray equipment, checking components for PCBs, and properly disposing of the components.
Defines "mixed waste" (in the context of rules for radioactive wastes) and summarizes requirements for its disposal in Texas.
Application forms and regulatory guidance for applying for a license to process or store radioactive by-product material.
Links to rules that are relevant to the disposal of radioactive material waste in Texas.
Inspection requirements for sites licensed for radioactive waste. Agency enforcement requirements and how to make a complaint.
Defines "low-level radioactive waste" and summarizes the responsibilities of various federal and state agencies with respect to its disposal.
Information about materials that are radioactive but under the law do not require special handling, care, or regulations. Links to related Web pages and contacts at the appropriate agencies.
Options to dispose of radioactive wastes generated in Texas. Includes links to facilities that handle radioactive wastes and to radioactive waste brokers.
Process to follow to close a facility that had received radioactive materials for disposal. Links to TCEQ's remediation/decommissioning rules, guidance document, and to federal guidance documents.
Links to documents and information relevant to definitions, descriptions and disposal of source and by-product material.
List of the three conventional uranium mills or tailings impoundments in Texas, the operators, and the county where each is located. These sites are classified as disposal sites for by-product material.
Defines "naturally occurring radioactive material" and links to TCEQ rules and guidance relevant to the disposal in Texas of wastes that contain these materials.