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Subpart 38.20

Disposal of radioactive material

(a) No person shall dispose of any radioactive material except by transfer to an authorized recipient or by one of the following methods:

(1) by decay in storage in accordance with a license condition authorizing this practice; or

(2) by release in effluents in accordance with the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in 6 NYCRR Part 380.

(b) [Reserved]

(c) Each licensee or registrant shall dispose of unused and unneeded radioactive materials, in atimely manner. Radioactive material which has not been used under a license or registration for a period of 24 months, and radioactive waste which has not been accessed for a period of 24 months shall be considered unused and unneeded and shall be disposed of forthwith.

(d) Each licensee or registrant involved in the transfer for disposal or disposal of radioactivewaste shall comply with the provisions of the Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 20, section 20.2006 and Appendix G, January 1, 1997 edition1.

 Historical Sec. amd. filed June 10, 1971; repealed, new filed: July 6, 1978; June 9,94; Note: amd. filed April 15, 1999 eff. May 5, 1999.  Added (c) (d)

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