Tag: Radioactive Materials

Radioactive Material Transportation Program

Jump to: Modes of Transportation Packaging of Radioactive Materials Who Regulates Radioactive Material Transportation? Radiological Transportation Emergencies The purpose of the Radioactive Material Transportation Program is to regulate the transportation of radioactive material in and through Utah. The program tracks shipments of radioactive material anywhere in the state. The program also assists in providing training …

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Radioactive Materials Regulatory Program

The authority to regulate radioactive materials within Utah is based on an agreement with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The Agreement, which made Utah an “Agreement State,” was signed in 1984 and later amended in 1990, 2004, and 2007. The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control (DWMRC) is the state agency that regulates …

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Environmental Quality Restricted Account

What is the EQRA? The Environmental Quality Restricted Account (EQRA) is a restricted account put in statute (19-1-108) in 1996 to provide revenue for regulation of solid, hazardous, and radioactive waste. It is funded through disposal fees paid by operators of commercial solid, hazardous, and radioactive waste facilities and municipal solid waste landfills. What Goes …

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Radiation: Radioactive Materials Accidents

 By Spencer Wickham Let’s face it, accidents happen, and they happen when you least expect it. There are risks associated with almost everything we do. Whether the risks are breaking a bone or two from riding a dirt bike (I know this from personal experience), or getting your foot run over by a forklift in …

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