Generator Site Access:
Waste Management and Radiation Control Permits and Permitting

Dump Trucks

R313-26 of the Utah Radiation Control Rules establishes the terms for a Generator Site Access Permit Program which authorizes waste generators, waste processors and waste collectors to deliver radioactive wastes to a land disposal facility located within the state.

Online Applications

The eUtah online application system may be utilized to apply for a generator site access permit.

Inspection and Enforcement

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Generator Site Access permittees are subject to the provisions of R313-14 and R313-19-100 for violations of state rules or requirements in the current land disposal facility operating license regarding radioactive waste packaging, transportation, labeling, notification, classification, marking, manifesting or description. Permittees are subject to the Generator Site Access Permit Enforcement Policy (149 KB). It is effective December 2015.

Notification

Intermodal

The shipper of radioactive wastes must provide to the Director upon demand a copy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s “Uniform Low Level Radioactive Waste Manifest” for shipments consigned for disposal within Utah. The “Uniform Low Level Radioactive Waste Manifest” provides data for routing, safety planning, improving emergency response and compliance inspections.

The Utah Radiation Control Rule R313-26 Generator Site Access Permit Requirements for Accessing Utah Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilitiesestablishes the terms for a Generator Site Access Permit Program which authorizes waste generators, waste processors and waste collectors to deliver radioactive wastes to a land disposal facility located within the state. In addition, the Division has included in the Generator Site Access Permit Enforcement Policy guidance on waste attribution and blended uranium waste to clarify and help generators appropriately meet federal requirements.