HB 4968

Regulating Radioactive Material

Among other things, this bill would make WV an "agreement state" for uniformity of rules relating to radioactive material with the federal NRC and other states; it would make the DEP the designated state radiation control agency; it would require a license for any handling or manufacture of radioactive material and would forbid the disposal of such material into landfills.

ISSUES: Development, Land & Wildlife

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 1/122/2024; referred to Energy and Manufacturing