Notice of LQD Advisory Board Meeting - June 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. (MST)

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Public Notice: LQD Advisory Board Meeting - June 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. (MST)

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Land Quality Division (LQD), will hold an Advisory Board (AB) Meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 20, 2024.  The meeting will be via video conference call.  The major item of discussion will be a final presentation of all nine chapters of new rules for the Source Material Program. House Bill 0061 was approved during the 2023 legislative session and granted authority for the DEQ to promulgate regulations to become an agreement state with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the regulation of source material. The following chapters will be presented to the AB for comment and discussion: 1) Chapter 1 – General Provisions; 2) Chapter 2 – Inspections, Enforcement, and Penalties; 3) Chapter 3 – Radiation Protection Standards; 4) Chapter 4 – Licensing Requirements for Source Material; 5) Chapter 5 – Notices, Instructions, and Reports to Workers; 6) Chapter 6 – Financial Assurance Requirements; 7) Chapter 7 – Fees; 8) Chapter 8 – Risk Informed, Performance Based Licensing and Inspection; and 9) Chapter 9 – Transportation of Radioactive Material. The LQD will be seeking the AB’s recommendation to proceed to formal rulemaking for the nine chapters of Source Material Program rules at this meeting.

The final draft rules may be downloaded at Comments on the proposed rules may be submitted through the electronic comment portal at or by mailing them to Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, WY 82002. Comments must be received by the close of business on June 19, 2024. To participate in the meeting please contact Craig Hults at (307) 777-7066 or by e-mail at  Dial-in information will be provided to those that request access to the conference call prior to June 20, 2024. 

Check the LQD’s webpage for information regarding possible cancellation or delayed schedule of this meeting.

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