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2 edition of Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of 1987 found in the catalog.

Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of 1987

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of 1987

report together with additional views (to accompany S. 1668).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Government policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 100-152.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18046387M

    In particular, two major laws govern commercial spent-fuel management: the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (PL ) and the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of (PL ). The Act was based on a broad consensus about some issues and on compromises concerning others. The amendments significantly revised the Act. The Price-Anderson Nuclear Industries Indemnity Act (commonly called the Price-Anderson Act) is a United States federal law, first passed in and since renewed several times, which governs liability-related issues for all non-military nuclear facilities constructed in the United States before The main purpose of the Act is to partially compensate the nuclear Enacted by: the 85th United States Congress.

    Thus, in , Superfund was amended through Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA. Passage in of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act Congress in stepped in to change rules under NWPA Giving Nevada up to $20 million annually as a consolation Resistance from Nevada has slowed development. The Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of requires the board to conduct an independent review of the technical and scientific validity of DoE activities related to nuclear waste management, including the transport, packaging and disposal of spent fuel and high-level wastes.

    Long-Term & Interim Nuclear Waste Storage — HR , Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act The largely bipartisan bill provides for the licensing and continued construction of the facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada as the nation's permanent repository for nuclear waste, requiring the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to make a decision on licensing within 30 months, and it . 1 nuclear fuel, resulting from civilian nuclear activi-2 ties, to which the Department holds title.’’. 3 (3) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.—Section of 4 the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (42 U.S.C. 5 ) is amended— 6 (A) in subsection (a), by striking ‘‘such 7 subsection’’ and inserting ‘‘subsection (f) ofFile Size: KB.


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Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of 1987 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rows  TOPN: Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through Congress. Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act').

Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of - Amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of to add a new "Title IV: Program Redirection.". Directs the Secretary of Energy to select by January 1,as the preferred site for the first repository, one of the sites previously selected for characterization as a candidate site.

Under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of and its amendment, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has been assigned the responsibility to develop a Federal Waste Management System (FWMS) for permanent disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level nuclear waste.

The waste issue reemerged on the decision agenda in when Congress amended the NWPA to eliminate the eastern nuclear repository and designate Yucca Mountain, Nevada the storage location for the nation’s nuclear waste.

This policy analysis looks at three topics related to the NWPA amendments: (1) the factors that brought the NWPA amendments to the decision agenda, (2) the public’s role in shaping the policy.

In DecemberCongress amended the Nuclear Waste Policy Act and directed the Department of Energy to study only one site, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, to determine whether it was a suitable site for a repository. The Amendments Act directs that if, at any time Yucca Mountain was found. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) supports the use of deep geologic repositories for the safe storage and/or disposal of radioactive waste.

The Act establishes procedures to evaluate and select sites for geologic repositories and for the interaction of state and federal governments. It also provides a timetable of key milestones the federal. All of these factors contributed to bring the nuclear waste issue to the decision agenda, which led to the amendments of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act that still exist today.

[1] Kingdon, John W. Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies. Document on the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of An Act to provide for the development of repositories for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, to establish a program of research, development, and demonstration regarding the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes.

Amendment Year: National Act Function: The Nuclear Waste Policy Act established a way to permanently and safely dispose of highly radioactive waste.

Although nuclear waste is now disposed of very carefully in steel and concrete tanks, leaks can happen. Leaks can cause cancerous growths and genetic problems for generations of plants and. Oct 6, H.R. (th). A bill to redirect the program for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of to achieve budget savings, and for other purposes.

In. Jeffrey D. Raeber, Federal Nuclear Waste Policy As Defined by the Nu-clear Waste Policy Amendments Act of34 St. Louis U. L.J. Ill, (). Cong. Rec. S18, (daily ed. Dec. 18, ) (statement of Sen. Hecht). Senator Hecht referred to the fact that the Amendments were hastily.

Amendments to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act3 (NWPA) which singled out Yucca Mountain as the country's first candidate repository.4 The book ex *Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College of Law. Professor Tomain is the author of Nuclear Power Transformation ().

“InCongress passed the Nuclear Waste Policy Act. “The Act formally established a comprehensive nuclear waste management policy.

“In doing so, Washington made a promise to the American people. “The Department of Energy would dispose of spent nuclear fuel by “Ratepayers began paying Washington to fund this program.

Get this from a library. Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of report together with additional views (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. 10/6/Introduced. Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments Act of - Amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of to add a new "Title IV: Program Redirection." Directs the Secretary of Energy to select by January 1,as the preferred site for the first repository, one of the sites previously selected for characterization as a candidate site.

Get this from a library. Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 39 The Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 41 The Energy Policy Act of and Yucca Mountain Radiation Standards 42 The Years between and Presidential Approval in 43 The Clock Starts Ticking: Approval of Yucca Mountain 44Price: $ Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act as amended in (42 USC b et.

seq.) Nuclear Waste Policy Act ofPublic Law 97– Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act ofTitle Iv, Subtitle A of Public Law –, The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of The Nuclear Waste Policy Act and Amendments of and established a national policy and schedule for developing geologic repositories for the disposal of.

waste program in accordance with the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of (contained in the Budget Reconciliation Act for Fiscal YearPublic Law ).

The amendments, effective on Decemsubstantially changed the act. A major change. To pay for such activities, the Act established the Nuclear Waste Fund that required energy consumers to pay a small fee on the power generated at nuclear power plants.

The amendment of the NWPA designated Yucca Mountain, Nevada as a permanent repository for all of the nation’s nuclear waste.over the disposal of low-level nuclear waste. The LLRWPA author-ized states to form regional compacts to choose sites for and license regional disposal facilities.6 InCongress amended the LLRWPA, enacting the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act ("LLRWPAA" or "Amendments")." The.– Included in amendments to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act ’s – DOE makes attempts to implement, but program is redirected in ’s – DOE resumes efforts through stakeholder working group – DOES publishes a Federal Register Notice with a proposed Section (c) Policy.