Summary: S.2556 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/16/1986)

Repeals Federal guidelines in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act regarding nuclear waste repository site recommendations and site characterizations.

Prohibits the Secretary of Energy from expending any funds for any site selection or characterization activities before new congressional guidelines are issued for such site selection under this Act.

Requires the appropriate congressional committees to: (1) hold hearings on the Secretary's decision to indefinitely postpone the selection of a second repository site; and (2) issue revised guidelines for repository site selection.