Washington Nuclear Waste Disposal, Referendum 40 (1986)
The Washington Nuclear Waste Disposal Bill, also known as Referendum Bill 40, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure allowed state officials to continue challenging the federal selection of nuclear waste repository locations and provided voters with the means to disapprove if a Washington site was selected.
|Washington Referendum Bill 40 (1986)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall state officials continue challenges to the federal selection process for high-level nuclear waste repositories and shall a means be provided for voter disapproval of any Washington site?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1986 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all Washington State Referendum Bills
- Ellensburg Daily Record, "Traveling brothers push anti-nuke measure," October 24, 1986
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1986 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 19, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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