Las Vegas, NV Prohibition Against the Transport of High-Level Nuclear Waste
Type: City Code
Chapter 9.37 PROHIBITION OF TRANSPORTATION OF HIGH-LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE
For purposes of this Chapter, the following terms have the meanings ascribed to them:
“High-level nuclear waste” means highly radioactive material:
(A) That results from the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, including liquid waste produced directly in reprocessing, and any solid material derived from such liquid waste that contains fission products in sufficient concentrations; or
(B) That the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, consistent with existing law, determines by rule requires permanent isolation.
“Spent nuclear fuel” means fuel that has been withdrawn from a nuclear reactor following irradiation, the constituent elements of which have not been separated by reprocessing.
9.37.020 Unlawful acts designated.
It is unlawful for any person to transport, within or through the corporate boundaries of the City, any high-level nuclear waste for delivery to a repository for nuclear waste.