LLRW (including sealed sources), GTCC waste, Transuranic waste, and Byproduct Material (TCEQ License #R04100) RCRA/TSCA Waste (TCEQ Permit #HW-50358)

Air Permit #72653

  • Renewed: June 10, 2016
  • Expires: June 10, 2026

Hazardous and Industrial Waste (RCRA) Storage and Disposal Permit #HW-50397

  • Issued: December 23, 2008 by TCEQ
  • Authorization: Storage and Disposal of hazardous waste (limited to mixed and Industrial radioactive waste from the federal government in the Federal Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. This permit will work with the Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License that WCS is currently pursuing, allowing the LDR-compliant mixed waste to be disposed within the facility.
  • Allows for bulk and containerized shipments by highway

Hazardous and Non-hazardous Industrial Solid Waste Storage, Processing, and Disposal Permit (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Wastes (RCRA) TCEQ Permit #HW-50358

  • Issued: August 5, 1994, by the Texas National Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC)
  • Renewed: October 5, 2005 by the TCEQ
  • Authorization: Treatment, storage, and land disposal of over 2,000 RCRA Waste Codes
  • WCS holds an RCRA Part B equivalent permit to receive ignitable, corrosive, toxic, and select reactive hazardous waste
  • Liquids, sludge, solids, lab packs in approved containers, and liquid in bulk tankers

By-Product Material Disposal Facility License- R05807

  • Issued: May 29, 2008, by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • Authorization: Receipt and disposal of byproduct material as defined in Title 30 of the Texas Administrative Code, Section 336. 1105
  • Containers shall be sealed, flexible, or rigid drums, pails, boxes, sacks or similar containers that do not tear, split, or rupture upon handling, placement, and compaction in the disposal unit, or lose their structural strength and integrity when contacting water. Acceptable containers include (but are not limited to) U.S. DOT containers. Containers shall not contain free liquids or more than 15% void space.

Low Level Radioactive Waste Treatment, Processing and Storage License TCEQ License #R04100

  • Exemption from Part 70 Special Nuclear Material concentration-based limitations

Toxic Substances Control Act Land Disposal Authorization EPA ID #TXD988088464

  • Issued: November 22, 1999
  • Renewed: March 15, 2016 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Authorization: Treatment, storage, and land disposal of TSCA wastes including Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) and PCB-contaminated materials such as debris, spill solids, transformers (drained and flushed), and transformer carcasses
  • PCB liquids are acceptable for bulking and off-site treatment

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

  • Issued: March 21, 1997, by the United States EPA, Region 6
  • Authorization: Receipt of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants of CERCLA

Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit WQ0004038000

  • Issued: August 18, 2016
  • Expires: August 1, 2020

Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit WQ0004857000

  • Issued: February 10, 2020
  • Expires: February 10, 2025

Texas Land Application Permit WQ0004948000

  • Issued: March 31, 2016
  • Expires: September 1, 2022