CHAPTER 230. PACKAGING AND TRANSPORTATION OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

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A.    SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS … 230.1
B.    GENERAL … 230.11
C.    [Reserved] … 230.21
D.    OPERATING CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES … 230.41
E.    [Reserved] … 230.51

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 230 issued under the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.101—7110.703); the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Regional Facility Act (35 P. S. § §  7130.101—7130.905); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20); amended under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20), unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 230 adopted November 17, 1995, effective November 18, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 5206, unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 25 Pa. Code §  215.32 (relating to exemption qualifications); 25 Pa. Code §  217.1 (relating to purpose and scope); 25 Pa. Code §  217.144 (relating to incidental radioactive material produced by a particle accelerator); 25 Pa. Code §  224.1 (relating to purpose and scope); 25 Pa. Code §  225.1 (relating to purpose and scope); 25 Pa. Code §  226.1 (relating to purpose and scope); and 25 Pa. Code §  232.1 (relating to purpose and scope).

Subchapter A. SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS


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230.1.    Purpose and scope.
230.2.    [Reserved].
230.3.    Incorporation by reference.
230.4.    Effect of incorporation of 10 CFR Part 71.
230.5.    Communications.

§ 230.1. Purpose and scope.

 This chapter establishes requirements for packaging, preparation for shipment and transportation of radioactive material. This chapter applies to a person who transports radioactive material or delivers radioactive material to a carrier for transport.

§ 230.2. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  230.2 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (204173) to (204176).

§ 230.3. Incorporation by reference.

 (a)  Except as provided in this chapter, the requirements of 10 CFR Part 71 (relating to packaging and transportation of radioactive material) are incorporated by reference.

 (b)  Notwithstanding the requirements incorporated by reference, 10 CFR 71.2, 71.6, 71.14(b), 71.19, 71.31, 71.33, 71.35, 71.37, 71.38, 71.39, 71.41, 71.43, 71.45, 71.51, 71.55, 71.59, 71.61, 71.63, 71.64, 71.65, 71.71, 71.73, 71.74, 71.75, 71.77, 71.99, 71.100, 71.101(c)(2), (d) and (e), 71.107, 71.109, 71.111, 71.113, 71.115, 71.117, 71.119, 71.121, 71.123 and 71.125 are not incorporated by reference.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  230.3 amended under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. 510-20); and the Radon Certification Act (63 P. S. 2001—2014).

Source

   The provisions of this §  230.3 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239; amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823; amended May 16, 2008, effective May 17, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 2243. Immediately preceeding text appears at serial page (304600).

§ 230.4. Effect of incorporation of 10 CFR Part 71.

 To reconcile differences between this chapter and the incorporated sections of 10 CFR Part 71 (relating to packaging and transportation of radioactive material), the following words and phrases shall be substituted for the language in 10 CFR Part 71 as follows:

   (1)  A reference to ‘‘NRC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’ means Department.

   (2)  A reference to ‘‘NRC or agreement state’’ means Department, NRC or agreement state.

   (3)  The definition of ‘‘sealed source’’ includes NARM.

   (4)  The definition of ‘‘licensed material’’ includes NARM.

   (5)  Notifications, reports and correspondence referenced in the incorporated parts of 10 CFR shall be directed to the Department and, for NRC licenses, to the NRC until agreement state status is in effect.

Source

   The provisions of this §  230.4 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239.

§ 230.5. Communications.

 Notwithstanding the incorporation by reference of 10 CFR 71.1 (relating to communications and records), all communications concerning the requirements of this chapter should be sent to the address listed under §  215.41 (relating to address).

Source

   The provisions of this §  230.5 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239.

Subchapter B. GENERAL


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230.11 and 230.12.        [Reserved].
230.13.        Transportation of licensed material.
230.14.        [Reserved].

§ § 230.11 and 230.12. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of these § §  230.11 and 230.12 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (245185).

§ 230.13. Transportation of licensed material.

 In addition to the incorporation by reference of 10 CFR Part 71 (relating to packaging and transportation of radioactive material), if 67 Pa. Code Chapters 229, 231 and 403 (relating to interstate motor carrier safety requirements; intrastate motor carrier requirements; and hazardous materials transportation) or the regulations of the United States Department of Transportation in 49 CFR Parts 171—180 and 388—397 do not apply to a shipment of licensed material, the licensee shall conform to the standards and requirements of those regulations to the same extent as if the shipment was subject to the regulations.

Source

   The provisions of this §  230.13 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239.

§ 230.14. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  230.14 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (243186).

Subchapter C. [Reserved]


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§ § 230.21—230.26. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of these § §  230.21—230.26 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (204179) to (204183).

Subchapter D. OPERATING CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES


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230.41—230.46.       [Reserved].
230.47.       Advance notification of transport of nuclear waste.

§ § 230.41—230.46. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of these § §  230.41—230.46 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (204184) to (204188).

§ 230.47. Advance notification of transport of nuclear waste.

 In addition to the incorporation by reference of 10 CFR Part 71 (relating to packaging and transportation of radioactive materials), the licensee is responsible for the following:

   (1)  Prior to the transport of nuclear waste specified in 10 CFR 71.97(b) (relating to advance notification of shipment of irradiated reactor fuel and nuclear waste) outside the licensee’s facility or other place of use or storage, or prior to delivery to a carrier for transport, each licensee shall provide advance notification of the transport to the Governor, or the Governor’s designee, of each state through which the waste will be transported, and to the Department.

   (2)  The notification required by paragraph (1) shall be made in writing to the office of each appropriate governor, or governor’s designee, and to the Department. A notification delivered by mail shall be postmarked at least 7 days before the beginning of the 7-day period during which departure of the shipment is estimated to occur. A notification delivered by messenger shall reach the office of the governor, or governor’s designee, and the Department, at least 4 days before the beginning of the 7-day period during which the departure of the shipment is estimated to occur. A copy of the notification shall be retained by the licensee for 3 years.

   (3)  The licensee shall notify each appropriate governor, or governor’s designee, and the Department of changes to schedule information provided under paragraph (1). The notification shall be by telephone to a responsible individual in the office of each appropriate governor, or governor’s designee, and the Department. The licensee shall maintain for 3 years a record of the individual contacted.

   (4)  Each licensee who cancels a nuclear waste shipment, for which advance notification has been sent, shall send a cancellation notice to each appropriate governor, or governor’s designee, and to the Department. A copy of the notice shall be retained by the licensee for 3 years.

   (5)  A list of the mailing addresses of the governors and governors’ designees is available upon request from the Director, Office of State Programs, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555.

Source

   The provisions of this §  230.47 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239.

Subchapter E. [Reserved]


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§ 230.51. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  230.51 reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (204189) to (204190).


APPENDIX A. [Reserved]



Source

   The provisions of this Appendix A reserved September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (204191) to (204202).



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