Ill. Admin. Code tit. 32, § 620.10 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

As used in this Part, the following definitions shall apply:

"Act" means the Illinois Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act [420 ILCS 20 ].

"Agency" means the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.

"Broker" means any person who takes possession of low-level radioactive waste solely for purposes of consolidation and shipment.

"Disposal" means the isolation of waste from the biosphere in a permanent facility designed for that purpose.

"Generator" means any person who produces or possesses low-level radioactive waste in the course of or incident to manufacturing, power generation, processing, medical diagnosis and treatment, research, education or other activity.

"Low-Level Radioactive Waste" or "Waste" means radioactive waste not classified as high-level radioactive waste, transuranic waste, spent nuclear fuel or byproduct material as defined in section 11e(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 ( 42 USC 2014 ).

"Person" means an individual, corporation, business enterprise or other legal entity either public or private and any legal successor, representative, agent or agency of that individual, corporation, business enterprise, or legal entity.

"Storage" means the holding of waste for treatment or disposal for a period of 24 hours or more.

"Treatment" means any method, technique or process, including storage for radioactive decay, designed to change the physical, chemical or biological characteristics or composition of any waste in order to render the waste safer for transport, storage or disposal, amenable to recovery, convertible to another usable material or reduced in volume. (Section 3 of the Act)

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Ill. Admin. Code tit. 32, § 620.10

Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 12438, effective July 19, 2013

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