3701:1-54-06 Land disposal - purpose and scope.

(A) The purpose of rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code is to establish procedures, criteria, and terms and conditions upon which the department issues licenses for the land disposal of radioactive waste received from another licensee and radioactive waste disposed of in accordance with paragraph (C) of rule 3701:1-38-19 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The requirements of rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code are in addition to those in Chapter 3701:1-40 of the Administrative Code, and other rules adopted pursuant to Chapter 3748. of the Revised Code.

(C) The requirements of rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code apply to a radioactive waste land disposal facility used by more than one licensee to dispose of radioactive waste or to a licensee that disposes of any radioactive waste at a location other than its currently licensed facility.

(1) Rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code establish performance objectives and technical requirements for the land disposal of radioactive waste received from another licensee.

(2) The objectives are to protect the public health and safety, to minimize exposures to ionizing radiation, and not to adversely affect the environment from the land disposal of radioactive wastes received from another licensee.

(3) The land disposal requirements in rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code are in addition to, and not a substitution for, other applicable rules.

(4) Rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code do not apply to byproduct material as defined in section 11e(2) of the Atomic Energy Act and codified in 42 U.S.C. 2014e(2).

(5) As used in rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code,"waste" means the same as "radioactive waste" as defined in rule 3701:1-38-01 of the Administrative Code.

(D) The requirements of rules 3701:1-54-06 to 3701:1-54-12 of the Administrative Code apply to radioactive waste disposal facilities utilizing an above grade engineered structure.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/06/2010 and 08/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 2/13/1999, 9/15/03, 2/6/06