Approving the site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, for the development of a repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2002
Length: 1 pages
Apr 11, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 23, 2002
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 23, 2002.
H.J.Res. 87 (107th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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