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January 26, 2018 — Nevada raises new concerns about Yucca Mountain licensing plan — WASHINGTON: Nevada has detailed fresh concerns about plans to expedite licensing of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear repository in a report that was delivered by the state’s congressional delegation to key House members on Friday. Rep. Dina Titus, D–Nev., distributed the report to lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce and the House Appropriation committees asking that they review the state’s report before moving forward on the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act — Las Vegas Review Journal [Print PDF]

Background Documents
H. Rept. 115-355 - NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY AMENDMENTS ACT OF 2017 [External Link]
NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY AMENDMENTS ACT OF 2017 — PDF
Comments on Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017, H.R. 3053 — PDF, State of Nevada


April 19, 2017 — [DISCUSSION DRAFT FEDERAL LEGISLATION – 45 Page PDF] To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, and for other purposes — US Congress

Congress.gov – S.95 A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]

Congress.gov – H.R.456 To require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. – Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]

Congress.gov – H.R.474 To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts for the storage of certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, take title to certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and make certain expenditures from the Nuclear Waste Fund. – Sponsor: Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]

Congress.gov – H.R.433 To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from planning, developing, or constructing a defense waste repository until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a final decision with respect to the construction authorization application for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. – Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]

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