On November 15, 2017, the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission (TLLRWDCC) hosted a workshop in Austin, Texas. The workshop, which was held at the Legislative Conference Center at the Texas State Capitol, was a full-day event.
Workshop presentations focused on disposal options for in-compact waste generators, specifically on topics that are important to Texas generators. The meeting agenda included the following:
- 9:00 – 9:30: Welcome and Program Introduction — TLLRWDCC
- 9:30 – 10:00: Why is Source Disposal So Important? — National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
- 10:00 – 10:30: Superfund! No One is Immune — Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
- 10:45 – 11:45: Source Storage and the 2-Year Rule — Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)
- 1:15 – 1:45: How Can I Dispose of My Source? The Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR) Program — Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
- 1:45 – 2:15: What is a Low-Level Waste Compact? How does a Compact Affect Me? — TLLRWDCC
- 2:30 – 3:15: Does Texas Have a Compact Facility? And Why Do I Care? — Waste Control Specialists (WCS)
- 3:15 – 3:45: The Role of the TCEQ — TCEQ
- 3:45 – 4:00: Closing Remarks — TLLRWDCC
Attendance for the workshop, for which there were 70 slots available, was free.
For additional information, please contact Texas Compact Commission Executive Director Leigh Ing at (512) 305-8941 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.