SITING BOARD DOCUMENTS

Many of these documents are available on-line in Adobe Acrobat or word processing formats:

ADMINISTRATION

Chairman's July 2000 Letter

Chairman's January 2000 Letter

Chairman's February 5, 1998 Letter to Governor Whitman

Who Is the NJ Siting Board?, a listing of Siting Board and Advisory Committee Members

ANNUAL REPORTS

2001 Annual Report - March 2002

2000 Annual Report - March 2001

1999 Annual Report - April 2000

1998 Annual Report - March 1999 (PDF)

1997 Annual Report - March 1998

1996 Annual Report - March 1997

LLRW REPORTS

September 2000 Update: NJ Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Plan  (PDF) This document describes the characteristics and management of the low-level radioactive waste generated in New Jersey; offers projections for waste that is likely to be generated; and discusses transportation, disposal methods, and commercial viability of the disposal facility.

Report to the Governor: Disposal Options Report  (PDF) This June 1999 report includes the history of waste disposal, current and potential disposal options for radioactive waste generated in New Jersey, national issues, and the report's conclusions

Status Report: Managing Low-Level Radioactive Waste in New Jersey, 1987-1998 and Beyond, June 1998

New Jersey Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Plan: 1996 Update. This document describes the characteristics and management of the low-level radioactive waste generated in New Jersey; offers projections for waste that is likely to be generated; and discusses transportation, disposal methods, and commercial viability of the disposal facility.

FACILITY SITING

An Introduction to the Issues: Siting a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility in New Jersey.  This is a question-and-answer booklet that asks and answers basic questions about low-level radioactive waste. It is a general introduction, or primer, to the issues.

New Jersey's Voluntary Plan for Siting a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. This 28-page book lays out the reasons why New Jersey needs to find a site at which generators can dependably and permanently dispose of the low-level radioactive waste they generate. It explains the philosophy and objectives -- as well as the steps, or phases -- of the voluntary siting process.

Hosting New Jersey's Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility: Could It Be Right for Your Community? This 18-minute long video introduces the viewer to why waste is generated, how it is minimized, why New Jersey needs a facility to ensure its safe disposal, and what incentives and benefits the community that volunteers to host the facility will receive.

Voluntary Site Evaluation Methodology for Siting a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility in New Jersey . This technical report describes how potential sites will be characterized, or evaluated to determine their viability and licensability for New Jersey's disposal facility.

Preliminary Site Investigation Program for Evaluating a Potential Site for New Jersey's Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. This publication lays out the objectives and timeframe for the initial phase of evaluating a potential site.

The Site Characterization Program for Evaluating a Potential Site for New Jersey's Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. This publication lays out the objectives and timeframe for the full-scale site characterization, or evaluation, of a site offered by a potential host community.

New Jersey Doctors, Scientists & Educators Agree: 'A disposal facility for low-level radioactve waste would be a safe neighbor.' is a statement signed by doctors, scientists, and educators that lists their names and affiliations.


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