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Rules and Statutes for Radioactive Material

Links to rules and statutes that are relevant to the management of radioactive material in Texas.

If you are interested in starting an activity that may require you to obtain a license for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste, storage and processing of radioactive material, recovery of uranium, or disposal of by-product material, be familiar with these rules and statutes:



  • Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 401  — Radioactive Materials and Other Sources of Radiation
  • Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 403  — Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact

Contact the Radioactive Materials Division if you have questions.