Nuclear Waste Program

Overhead view of  Waste Site/US Ecology facility. (Click image to enlarge.) View of trench. (Click image to enlarge.) Metal boxes in storage prior to disposal. (Click image to enlarge.) Caissons for high activity waste. (Click image to enlarge.)




Low-level radioactive waste generated within the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Compacts may be disposed of at the commercial disposal site operated by US Ecology Inc. in Richland, Washington.  Click on the links below:

Out-of-region low-level radioactive waste that complies with the NWIC Third Amended Resolution and Order and Clarifying Resolution may be disposed of at the disposal site operated by EnergySolutions.

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