34A-6-114 Disposal of certain radionuclides at solid waste facility prohibited.
Disposal of certain radionuclides at solid waste facility prohibited.
found in nature, such as radium, thorium, and uranium, that have become concentrated through
human activities, and which have been generated during oil and gas production activities with a total
laboratory-measured radioactivity level of Radium-226 plus Radium-228 greater than 5
picocuries/gram above the background radioactivity level, are prohibited from being disposed of at
any solid waste facility permitted under this chapter. The background radioactivity level is as
measured at each individual permitted solid waste facility. All radioactivity levels shall be measured
using methods and procedures approved by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Source: SL 2013, ch 168, § 2.