H.R.5632 - Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dold, Robert J. [R-IL-10] (Introduced 07/06/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/06/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5632 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.