Table 2Disposal Fees for Barnwell Facility—Effective July 1, 2000 (Porter, 2000)

Base Disposal Charges: Standard and Special-Nuclear-Material Wastefrom “Uniform Schedule of Maximum Disposal Rates for Atlantic Compact Regional Waste”from “Disposal Rate Schedule for Non-Atlantic Compact Waste”
Weight – Density RangeAtlantic Compact RateNon-Atlantic Compact Rate
Equal to or greater than 120 lbs./ft3$ 4.40 per pound$4.40 per pound
Equal to or greater than 75 lbs./ft3 and less than 120 lbs./ft3$ 4.84 per pound$ 4.84 per pound
Equal to or greater than 60 lbs./ft3 and less than 75 lbs./ft3$ 5.94 per pound$5.94 per pound
Equal to or greater than 45 lbs./ft3 and less than 60 lbs./ft3$ 7.70 per pound$ 7.70 per pound
Less than 45 lbs./ft3$ 7.70 per pound times the ratio of 45 lbs./ft3 divided by package density$ 7.70 per pound times the ratio of 45 lbs./ft3 divided by package density
Millicurie Charge$ 0.33 per millicurie (b.1) or $0.66 per millicurie for radionuclides with greater than 5-year half lives (b.2)
Option b.1 will apply unless generator specifically elects option b.2 for all of its shipments at the beginning of a fiscal year
maximum millicurie charge is $132,000/shipment
$0.36 per millicurie
maximum millicurie charge is $144,000/shipment
Base Disposal Charges: Biological Waste$1.00 per pound in addition to above rates$1.00 per pound in addition to above rates
Dose Rate Surcharge
Dose Level
Atlantic Compact Multiplier of Base Weight RateNon-Atlantic Compact Multiplier of Base Weight Rate
0 mR/hr – 200 mR/hr1.001.00
>200 mR/hr – 1 R/hr1.081.08
>1R/hr – 2R/hr1.121.12
>2R/hr – 3R/hr1.171.17
>3R/hr – 4R/hr1.221.22
>4R/hr – 5R/hr1.271.27
>5R/hr – 10R/hr1.321.32
>10R/hr – 25R/hr1.371.37
>25R/hr – 50R/hr1.421.42
>50R/hr1.481.48
Irradiated Hardware Charges (applicable only where shipment requires shut-down of other disposal operations)
Includes irradiated cask-handling fee.
$50,000.00 per shipment$50,000.00 per shipment
Special Nuclear Material Surcharge$10.00 per gram$10.00 per gram
Atlantic Compact Commission Administrative Surcharge$4.00 per cubic foot Subject to change during year$4.00 per cubic foot Subject to change during year

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From: 3, CHALLENGES TO THE BIOMEDICAL INVESTIGATOR

Cover of The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States
The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States.
National Research Council (US) Committee on the Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research in the United States.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.
Copyright © 2001, National Academy of Sciences.

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