(a) The environmental quality council may promulgate rules necessary to administer
this state's rights and responsibilities under the Northwest Interstate Compact on
Low-Level Waste Management. Enforcement shall be pursuant to article 9 of chapter 11 of the Wyoming Environmental
Quality Act, with the right of judicial review as provided for in W.S. 35-11-1001.
(b) The department of environmental quality shall cooperate and coordinate with all
federal and state agencies with jurisdiction over packaging and transportation of
low-level radioactive waste in order to avoid inconsistent or duplicative actions.
(c) The council or department shall not impose requirements or regulations more stringent
than those required by the compact or by federal law unless otherwise authorized by
law, and shall coordinate action taken pursuant to this section with the Wyoming department
(d) For the purposes of the Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Waste Management:
(i) Low-level waste as defined in the compact shall not include naturally occurring
(ii) Regulatory requirements imposed upon generators and transporters of low-level
waste shall not be more stringent than applicable federal requirements.
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