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City of Chicopee, MA
Hampden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Aldermen (now City Council) of the City of Chicopee 12-1-1981. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 169.
The purpose of this chapter is to prohibit the storage and/or disposal of radioactive wastes within the boundaries of the City of Chicopee.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Waste materials contaminated with or containing radioactivity.
The disintegration of unstable atomic nuclei by the emission of radiation, with a definite half-life.
It shall be unlawful to establish, operate or maintain any radioactive waste material storage facility and/or waste material disposal facility within the boundaries of the City, but not limited to wastes classified as low-level wastes.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000 for each offense, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.