United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Locations of Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities

The three active, licensed low-level waste disposal facilities are located in Agreement States (see map). Additional information about the facilities may be found at the Web sites maintained by the respective Agreement States.

  • EnergySolutions Barnwell Operations, located in Barnwell, South Carolina
    Currently, Barnwell accepts waste from all U.S. generators except those in the
    Rocky Mountain and Northwest Compacts. Beginning in 2008, Barnwell will only
    accept waste from the Atlantic compact states (Connecticut, New Jersey, and
    South Carolina). Barnwell is licensed by the State of South Carolina to receive
    wastes in Classes A-C.

  • U.S. Ecology, located in Richland, Washington
    Richland accepts waste from the Northwest and Rocky Mountain compacts. Richland
    is licensed by the State of Washington to receive wastes in Classes A-C.

  • EnergySolutions Clive Operations, located in Clive, Utah
    Clive accepts waste from all regions of the United States. Clive is licensed by the
    State of Utah for Class A waste only.

  • Waste Control Specialists (WCS), LLC, located near Andrews, Texas
    WCS accepts waste from the Texas Compact generators and outside generators with permission from the Compact. WCS is licensed by the State of Texas for Classes A, B, and C waste.

Low-Level Waste Disposal Map showing Locations of Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities U.S. Ecology, located in Richland, Washington EnergySolutions Clive Operations, located in Clive, Utah Waste Control Specialists (WCS), LLC, located near Andrews, Texas EnergySolutions Barnwell Operations, located in Barnwell, South Carolina
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, March 25, 2013