Waste Shipment to Texas
We at Bionomics are extremely proud to be the first
company to have established contracts and certifications
that allowed us to be the very first to make a shipment
of low level radioactive waste to the recently opened
WCS Texas Compact Facility in Andrews, Texas.
The following is from the WCS Press Release
“ANDREWS, Texas (April 27, 2012) – William J. Lindquist,
CEO of Waste Control Specialists LLC (“WCS”), a
subsidiary of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI), announced today
that the first shipment of low-level radioactive waste,
received from Bionomics Inc., has been safely disposed
of in the Texas Compact Facility.
While this first step is important, Bionomics is continuing
to work with WCS, the Texas regulatory bodies TCEQ and
DSHS and the Texas Compact Commission to ensure that
small generators from outside of Texas and Vermont have
access to the burial site. Many of our clients have
sealed sources and other Class B and C wastes for which
is the only legitimate disposal option. The Importation
process is ongoing and space will be limited.
announcement regarding the first Texas shipment
We offer support services related to the handling and
disposition of radioactive and mixed wastes materials
including Waste Management and Health Physics.
For over 20
years we have provided services
to generators large and small, from Texas to Maine,
the Dakotas to Florida, and points in between.
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