H.R.3929 - Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] (Introduced 10/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/03/2017)
Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2017
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 having a nuclear waste facility within its jurisdictional boundaries must submit an annual application to DOE for compensation.