Summary: S.721 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/2019)

Jobs, Not Waste Act of 2019

This bill prohibits the Department of Energy from licensing, planning, developing, or constructing a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada until the Office of Management and Budget conducts a study on the economic viability of alternative uses of the site and Congress holds a hearing on the findings. (A nuclear waste repository is a site used for storing high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.)