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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 10: Phase I of the Low–Level Radioactive Waste Management Act; planning

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.