Summary: H.R.3929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.