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Section 10. Planning for low-level radioactive waste management shall be conducted, subject to appropriation, in accordance with sections eleven to seventeen, inclusive, which shall be known and cited as “Phase I of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act”. The provisions of such sections shall be implemented so as to require appropriate source minimization, volume minimization and storage for decay; to require a comprehensive management plan, an appropriate determination of need, and adequate regulatory controls and site selection criteria prior to the initiation of site selection; and to prohibit shallow land burial.

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