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Each of the following departments and agencies of the state are directed to initiate and to pursue continuing studies as to the need for changes in the laws and regulations administered by it that would arise from the presence within the state of special nuclear, by-product, and radioactive materials, from the operation of production or utilization facilities, and from the generation of radiation, and, on the basis of these studies, to make the recommendations for the enactment of laws or amendments to law administered by it, and the proposals for amendments to the regulations issued by it that it considers necessary:
(1) the Department of Health and Social Services particularly as to hazards to the public health and safety;
(2) the Department of Labor and Workforce Development particularly as to hazardous working conditions;
(3) the Department of Labor and Workforce Development particularly as to the time and character of proof of claims of injuries and the extent of the compensation allowable;
(4) the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities particularly as to the transportation of special nuclear, by-product, and radioactive materials on highways of the state;
(5) the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities particularly as to the transportation of special nuclear, by-product, and radioactive materials by common carriers not in interstate commerce and as to the participation by public utilities subject to its jurisdiction in projects for the development of production or utilization facilities for industrial or commercial use;
(6) the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development particularly as to the insurance of persons and property from hazards to life and property resulting from atomic development;
(7) the Department of Fish and Game particularly as to the hazards to the natural resources of the state, including wildlife, and as to the protection of rivers, streams, and airspace from pollution;
(8) the Department of Natural Resources particularly as to the hazards involved in the mining of radioactive minerals;
(9) departments and agencies the governor directs and for the purposes specified by the governor, and other departments and agencies provided by law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 18. Health, Safety, Housing, Human Rights, and Public Defender § 18.45.030. Conduct of studies concerning changes in laws and regulations with a view to atomic industrial development - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-18-health-safety-housing-human-rights-and-public-defender/ak-st-sect-18-45-030/
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