Summary: H.R.5632 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/06/2016)

Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2016

This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program to provide compensation to communities in which a nuclear waste storage facility is located.

DOE must provide payments equal to $15 per kilogram of spent nuclear fuel stored at the nuclear waste facility.

Each local government within the jurisdictional boundaries of a nuclear waste facility must submit an annual application to DOE for compensation. DOE may make only one payment per fiscal year to eligible local governments.