A Ban on the Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Initiative 383
was on the November 4, 1980 ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
| Initiative 383|
| Yes|| 1,211,606|| 75.49%|
Text of measure
The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall Washington ban the importaion 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. 148,166 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.