Summary: H.R.2078 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/25/1989)

Nuclear Powerplant Standardization Act of 1989 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to establish procedures, standards, and criteria permitting the approval of standardized designs and facility sites for production or utilization facilities or discrete subsystems of such facilities. Mandates that such procedures provide an opportunity for a public hearing prior to the issuance of a design approval or site permit.

Directs the Commission to issue a combined construction and operating license for a production or utilization facility if certain conditions are met. Requires the Commission to specify in any such license the emergency preparedness requirements that shall apply and the standards for meeting such requirements.