Low Level Radioactive Waste Compact Advisory Committee

Hazardous Waste Program fact sheet
12/2016
Division of Environmental Quality Director: Ed Galbraith
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Statute/Authority:
Statute 260.725

Number of Members:
7

Number of Members Appointed by the Governor:
5

Is Senate Confirmation Required?
Yes

Membership Composition:
One representative of each of the following: higher education, general public, industry, medical field, Missouri House of Representatives, Missouri Senate, and Missouri's member on the Midwest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission.

Terms:
4 years.

Political Affiliation:
None specified.

Compensation:
Reasonable and necessary expenses.

Geographic Consideration:
None specified.

Responsibilities of the Commission/Members:
The advisory committee shall: (a) Act in an advisory capacity to Missouri's member on the commission; (b) Meet as necessary, but at least twice yearly, to review activities of the commission and Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact states; and (c) Present recommendations in writing to the Governor and the General Assembly as requested or as necessary to ensure adequate exchange of information.

Staff Contact
Tiffany Drake, Environmental Engineer
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Hazardous Waste Program
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176
573-751-3176

Frequency of Meetings and Locations:
This Committee has not met since 2002. Since the Midwest Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission no longer plans to develop a disposal site, there has been no need for the committee to meet.

Time Expended by Commissioners for Meetings
N/A

Requirements for Inclusion of Items on Agenda
N/A

Public Comment Opportunities at Meetings
N/A