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Central Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission

Authority: KRS 211.859; Article III & By-Laws Section 1, Article V
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Commission annually elects chairperson.
Description: The Commonwealth of Kentucky joined the state of Illinois in 1984 to create the Central Midwest Interstate Low-Level Waste Compact. The compact is administered by a three-member commission, presently consisting of two representatives from Illinois and one from Kentucky. The commission is required to adopt and amend, as appropriate, a plan for establishing needed low-level radioactive waste management facilities
Composition: 2 voting commissioners form each state eligible to be designated a host state under Article VI(b), 1 voting commissioner from any other party state, and for each regional facility, 1 non-voting commssioner who is an elected official of local government and a resident of the county where that regional facility is located. The Governor of each party state shall notify the commission in writing of its commissioners and any alternates.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: The commission shall meet at least once annually and shall also meet upon the call of any voting commissioner
Number of Members: 2
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Energy and Environment Cabinet Capital Plaza Tower, 12th Floor
           Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502) 564-3350
Fax: (502) 564-7484


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
McCandless, Gary3/26/20131/19/2015Chair; CommissionerSangamon IL
Henry, Hugh Littell12/4/20193/31/2023MemberKenton

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