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H.R. 3929 (115th): Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2017

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 3, 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.