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Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (site selection program)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (site selection program)

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (site selection program), hearing held in Washington, DC, July 31, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste sites -- United States -- Location.,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States -- Location.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671251M

    The limit on nuclear waste disposal at Yucca Mountain is indentified in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of , as amended. The limit set by the Act is 70, MT. This 70, MT includes commercial power plant spent nuclear fuel (SNF), defense-related spent nuclear fuel, . Radioactive waste policy and legislation: 50 years on the nuclear waste legacy. This was followed by a comprehensive policy white paper in Cm In , , and some aspects of the Radioactive Substances Act —implementation The Act resulting from the recommendations in Cmnd went onto the statute book in JuneCited by:

    MAY 3, RULES COMMITTEE PRINT –69 TEXT OF H.R. , NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY AMENDMENTS ACT OF [Based on the text of H.R. as reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce, with modifications.] 1 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. Nuclear waste: challenges to achieving potential savings in DOE's high-level waste cleanup program: report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives.

    The Nuclear Waste Policy Act, as amended, also includes some additional requirements. It requires spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste to be transported in containers certified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the same organization that must . [*PG] SHAPING NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY AT THE JUNCTURE OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAW Lawrence Flint *. Abstract: Nuclear waste has long been the Achilles’ heel of the civilian nuclear power neilsolomonhowe.com spent nuclear fuel that reactors generate remains radioactive for hundreds of thousands of years, however, all the spent fuel that has been generated to date is stored in temporary, short-term.


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Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (site selection program) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, July 29, According to the Legislative History of the NWPAA, the purpose of the Board is to provide independent expert advice to Congress and the Secretary of Energy on technical and scientific issues and to review the technical and scientific validity of the U.S.

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OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. 88 terms. Spoken Contemporary 3. Sep 09,  · The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of is a United States federal law which established a comprehensive national program for the safe, permanent disposal of highly radioactive wastes.

During the first 40 years that nuclear waste was being created in the United States, no legislation was enacted to manage its disposal. Perceived Risk, Trust in Government, and Response to Repository Siting in the United States. Conflicts over the siting of high-level radioactive waste repositories have been intense and unrelenting.

Public and state opposition to implementation of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Policy Act is tied closely to the perception of unacceptably high repository risks and to lack of trust and confidence in Author: Michael E.

Kraft. According to the DOE report, the Administration now plans, within the next 10 years, to build the capability to begin addressing the federal government’s commitment to dispose of waste. This reflects a fifty-year delay from the original plan: the Nuclear Waste Policy Act requires that DOE accept used nuclear fuel beginning in Nuclear Waste Policy Act created a timetable and procedure for establishing a permanent, underground repository for high-level radioactive waste by the mids, and provided for some temporary federal storage of waste, including spent fuel from civilian nuclear reactors.

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Generally, the United States cannot be sued unless it has waived its sovereign immunity. Aug 14,  · 9/24/Introduced. Nuclear Waste Policy Act of - Title I: Disposal and Storage of High-Level Radioactive Waste, Spent Nuclear Fuel, and Low-Level Radioactive Waste - Provides that titles I and III of this Act shall not apply to atomic energy defense activities or.

Feb 21,  · Criteria and procedures for determining eligibility for access to or control over special nuclear material: Part Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act in agency proceedings Licensing requirements for the independent storage of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, and reactor-related greater than Class C waste.

The Yucca Mountain Litigation: Breach of Contract Under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act Congressional Research Service 2 This report analyzes the more than 13 years of ongoing litigation over the government’s obligations to collect and dispose of SNF under the.

The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (NWPA) created a timetable and procedure for establishing a permanent, underground repository for high-level radioactive waste.

The NWPA also provided for temporary federal storage of waste, including spent fuel from civilian nuclear reactors.May 05,  · History, Structure, and Institutional Overview of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of The author summarizes the key features of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of (NWPA); describes the siting process for a waste repository and recent implementation history, including accomplishment of major milestones to date.The National Nuclear Waste Repository.

The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) and Its Implementation by DOE; NWPA Siting Process: Resistance and Controversy; The Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments; Nevada’s Unyielding Resistance and Legal Actions to Thwart Yucca Mountain; DOE’s Yucca License Application to NRC.