U.S. Ecology is a national company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. The company provides, radioactive, hazardous, non-hazardous, waste management and recycling services throughout the United States. In Washington State, U.S. Ecology operates a low level nuclear waste repository at the Hanford reservation. Low level nuclear waste generated by various companies, schools, and government agencies from Washington and several western states is stored at the Hanford location.
Rates are set pursuant to a settlement agreement approved by the commission in 2007 in Docket TL-070848.