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SECTION 18-101
Definitions
Energy (ENG) CHAPTER 17-A, ARTICLE 18
§ 18-101. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context
otherwise requires:

1. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of environmental
conservation.

2. "Board" means the state board on temporary nuclear waste repository
siting established by section 18-105 of this article.

3. "Application" means an application for a certificate.

4. "Certificate" means a temporary nuclear waste repository siting
certificate issued pursuant to the provisions of this article.

5. "Person" means any individual, partnership, association,
corporation, public benefit corporation, municipality, political
subdivision, governmental agency (including any agency of the federal
government), trust, estate, or other legal entity.

6. "Municipality" means a county, city, town or village.

7. "Temporary nuclear waste repository" means any facility where spent
fuel rods from nuclear reactors are received on or after the effective
date of this article and are stored pending further or final disposal,
except a facility located in the immediate vicinity of a nuclear power
generating facility or an operating nuclear reactor which is used to
store, on an interim or temporary basis, spent nuclear fuel from nuclear
power generating facilities or operating nuclear reactors located in
this state.