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Washington Ban on Transportation and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Initiative 383 (1980)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 383
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,211,606 75.49%
No393,41524.51%

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.

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