[ RadSafe ] If they really want a SNF repository...

Glenn R. Marshall GRMarshall at philotechnics.com
Fri Sep 24 13:36:20 CDT 2010

I believe Indian reservations are considered separate entities from the agreement states in which they are located.  The NRC would have regulatory jurisdiction while somehow treating the Indian tribe as a sovereign government of itself.  Is that correct?

Glenn Marshall, CHP, RRPT

-----Original Message-----
From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu [mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Clayton J Bradt
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2010 2:17 PM
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Cc: hotgreenchile at gmail.com
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] If they really want a SNF repository...

Actually, Utah has been an Agreement State since 1984.

Clayton J. Bradt
Principal Radiophysicist
NYS Dept. of Health
Biggs Laboratory, Room D486A
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12201-0509


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> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 16:25:38 -0600
> From: Dan W McCarn <hotgreenchile at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] If they really want a SNF repository...
> To: "'Jerry Cohen'" <jjcohen at prodigy.net>,   "'The International
>    Radiation Protection \(Health Physics\)   MailingList'"
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> Hi Jerry:
> That was in Utah about 5 or 6 years ago: a Native American tribe had
> the income from a temporary storage facility for HL waste.  The 10th
> Court of Appeals heard the case.  The State of Utah wanted to ask for an
> exceedingly high fee to allow the temporary site to go forward, and sued
> allow that. Since Utah is not an Agreement State, the NRC was the
> responsible licensing authority, and the 10th Circuit Court upheld the
> right to handle licensing.
> I don't have the docket number, but if you are interested, I could find
> Dan ii
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