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26.15.02.00.htm 26.15.02.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 15 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES ― RADIOACTIVE HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES Chapter 02 Identification, Classification, and Minimum Predisposal Requirements for RHS Authority: Environment Article, Title 7, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.15.02.01.htm 26.15.02.01. 01 Purpose and Scope.. This chapter identifies those solid wastes which are subject to regulation as RHS under this subtitle. Regulation .02 of this chapter defines RHS. Regulation .03 of this chapter discusses classification of RHS. Regulation .04 of this chapter establishes predisposal requirements for classes of RHS.
26.15.02.02.htm 26.15.02.02. 02 Definition of Radioactive Hazardous Substance.. A. "Radioactive hazardous substance (RHS) means a solid waste that contains or is contaminated with radioactive material emitting primarily gamma or beta radiation and is not transuranic waste or high-level nuclear waste.B. "RHS" does not include:. 1) RHS owned or generated by the U.S. Department of Energy;. 2) RHS owned or generated by the U.S. Navy as a result of the decommissioning of vessels of the U.S.3) RHS owned or generated
26.15.02.03.htm 26.15.02.03. 03 Classification of Radioactive Hazardous Substances for Near-Surface Disposal.. A. An RHS is classified according to the concentration of long-lived radionuclides and their shorter-lived precursors.B. The class of an RHS is determined using Table 1 in §C of this regulation or Table 2 in §D of this regulation, as applicable.C. Classification Determined by Long-Lived Radionuclides.. 1) If the RHS contains only radionuclides listed in Table 1, classification is determined as follows:
26.15.02.04.htm 26.15.02.04. 04 Minimum Predisposal Requirements for Classes of RHS.. A. Before shipping RHS for disposal, a person:. 1) Shall package RHS in conformance with the conditions of the RHS facility permit issued to the site owner or operator to which the RHS will be shipped;2) May not package RHS for disposal in cardboard or fiberboard boxes;. 3) Shall package RHS that is in a liquid state in sufficient absorbent material to absorb twice the volume of any liquid that4) Shall package solid RH
26.15.02.9999.htm 26.15.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: September 27, 1993 (20:19 Md. R. 1473).
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