H.R.2552 - To transfer the Tatum Salt Dome property to the State of Mississippi to be designated by the State as the Jamie Whitten Wilderness Area.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5] (Introduced 10/26/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/02/1996 Favorable Executive Comment Received from DOE.|
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Summary: H.R.2552 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/26/1995)
Requires the Secretary of Energy to transfer, without compensation, the Tatum Dome Test Site to the State of Mississippi after certification from the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and the State that any contamination of such property has been remedied in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.
Subjects such transfer to retention by the United States of the following: (1) the subsurface estate below the depth of 2700 feet below sea level unless a lesser depth is agreed upon by the Secretary; (2) rights of access for monitoring wells for sampling; and (3) the right to install wells additional to those identified in the remediation plan to the extent deemed necessary by the Secretary to monitor potential pathways of contaminant migration.