SWLLRWC and TLLRWDCC co-hosting two conferences – Oct. 23 and Oct. 25, 2018

The Southwestern Low Level Radioactive Waste Commission and the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission are co-hosting two conferences.  

  • Northern CA, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza, Concord/Walnut Creek, CA  
  • Southern CA, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at the Courtyard Marriott Santa Ana/Orange, CA

The conferences will focus on the following topics:  RSO Duties, RCRA facilities, review of services by Texas-Vermont and Southwest  Compacts, updates by Energy Solutions & WCS, updates from States & more.  Attendance cost is $175.  The registration fee includes all refreshments, lunch and all the talks/topics.  This conference is approved by the American Academy of Health Physics for 5 hours of continuing education credit (ID 2018-10-003)

Click here to download the registration form..  Additional information is available from Kathy Davis, Executive Director, Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission, Phone  (916) 448-2390   FAX (916) 720-0144  E-mail kathydavis@swllrwcc.org


8:15 – 9:00   Registration/Check-in.  Morning Refreshments will be available

9:00 – 9:15    Welcome and opening remarks

9:15 – 10:30 RSO responsibilities – This session will focus on what an RSO needs to know including:  1) role and responsibilities, 2) documenting a radiation safety program, 3) training and mentorship opportunities, 4) documentation for future inspections

10:45 – 12:00 RCRA and Low-Level Waste –  This session will include an update on what a RCRA facility will accept for disposal in California, discussion about the  NRC Scoping Study for Very Low-Level Waste (VLLW), when can LLW become qualified to go to WCS RCRA facility, and why is VLLW being considered as a new category

12:45 – 2:00 The Southwest Compact and the Texas Vermont Compact – Topics will include:  1) what is a Compact, 2) differences between the TX-VT Compact and the TX waste disposal facility (WCS), 3) the required forms for exporting and importing to Compacts, 4) role a waste broker can play, 5) discussion on the Management Rule in the State of Texas-what does that mean to the Southwest Compact, 6) potential future fees, 7) future of a waste disposal facility in the Southwest

2:15 – 3:30 Update from disposal facilities and state regulators – Topics will include:  1) Processes to export waste from the Southwest Compact to WCS, 2) WCS inspection and verification of VLLW, 3) the 2018 Radiation Source Protection and Security Task Force Report, 4) SCATR program funding and plan for the future

3:30 Adjourn