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The Commission is reposting the notice in its search for a self-motivated and highly accomplished Executive Director with a demonstrated record of success to provide leadership for day-to-day operations of the Commission and to assist the Commission in developing and implementing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.   Part-Time Contract Position of Approximately […]

Newsflash: Notification letter from the NRC to Interim Storage Partners LLC regarding license issuance

In letters dated June 8 and July 19, 2018, Interim Storage Partners LLC submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requesting a site-specific license in accordance with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 72. NRC has hereby issued the license. To read the full letter, click here.

REGISTER NOW for the LLW Fall Meeting — IN-PERSON OR ONLINE — Oct 13-14, 2021

The Forum intends to move forward with the upcoming Fall meeting to be held in Denver. We strongly recommend attendees be vaccinated and face coverings will be provided and are recommended. We are working with the hotel to make this in-person meeting safe and enjoyable with certain precautions. We will be implementing color-coding for your […]

Newsflash: Waste Management and Radiation Control Board Meeting Notice

A meeting of the Board has been scheduled for September 9, 2021, at 1:30 PM. CLICK HERE to view details about the meeting along with the agenda and information regarding how to participate in the meeting.



The Commission is required by its By-Laws to meet twice each year. The Southeast Compact Commission’s fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30. Meetings are open to the public.



The Southeast Compact Commission oversees the administration of the Compact agreement. The Commission is composed of two commissioners and two alternate commissioners appointed from each member state.


Richard S. Hodes Award

THE RICHARD S. HODES, M.D. HONOR LECTURE AWARD honors the memory of its late chairman, Dr. Richard S. Hodes, a strong proponent for innovation in the field of low-level radioactive waste management.

Upcoming Meetings

On March 6, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on a proposed interpretation of its low-level radioactive waste disposal regulations that would permit licensees to dispose of waste by transfer to persons who hold specific exemptions for the purpose of disposal. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on April […]

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