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Waste Disposal Site and Radioactive Waste Management (Iowa)

Eligibility 
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Utility
Program Info
State 
Iowa
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Iowa Department of Natural Resources

This section describes the considerations of the Commission in determining whether to approve the establishment and operation of a disposal site for nuclear waste. If a permit is issued, the Commission will establish standards and procedures for site operation, and require financial commitment by the site operator. This section also describes additional standards for pathological waste incinerators processing radioactive waste.