Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.125
Department of Transportation to develop plan for routing shipments of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste; cooperation with Federal Government, regional organizations and other states; regulations.


1.

The Department of Transportation shall:

(a)

Conduct an analysis of the risks involved in the transportation of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste within this State;

(b)

Consult with each regional transportation commission and the governing body of the largest city in each county which does not have a regional transportation commission to determine the safest routes for the transportation of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste; and

(c)

Develop and enforce a plan for the routing of shipments of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste in this State.

2.

The Department of Transportation shall cooperate with the United States Department of Transportation, interstate regional transportation commissions and states contiguous to Nevada to develop plans for the interstate routing of shipments of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste.

3.

The Department of Transportation may:

(a)

Adopt regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

(b)

Cooperate with federal, state and local governmental agencies that regulate other hazardous materials.

4.

As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a)

Controlled quantity has the meaning ascribed to highway route controlled quantity in 49 C.F.R. 173.403(l);

(b)

High-level radioactive waste has the meaning ascribed to that term in 10 C.F.R. 60.2; and

(c)

Radioactive material has the meaning ascribed to that term in 49 C.F.R. 173.403(y),
as those sections existed on January 1, 1987.
Possession, Transfer and Disposal of Radioactive Material
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