Washington Ban on Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Initiative 383 (1980)
The Washington Ban on the Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste Initiative, also known as Initiative 383, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure banned the importation and storage of non-medical radioactive wastes generated outside the state.
|Washington Initiative 383 (1980)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall Washington ban the importation and storage of non-medical radioactive wastes generated outside Washington, unless otherwise permitted by interstate compact?||”|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 383 was filed on February 7, 1980 by Allan H. Jones of Seattle. 148,166 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1980 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Initiatives to the People
- Lewistown Morning Tribune, "Washington adopts initiative restricting nuclear waste storage," November 5, 1980
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1980 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People," accessed August 21, 2013
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