H.R. 4187 (99th): Nuclear Waste Policy Improvement Act of 1986

Feb 19, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
William Hendon
Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district

This bill was introduced on February 19, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 19, 1986
Referred to Committee Feb 19, 1986
Full Title

A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to prohibit the development of a second or subsequent repository in proximity to a national park.


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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

Energy and Power

House Natural Resources

Energy and Mineral Resources

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Nuclear Waste Policy Improvement Act of 1986 - Amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Secretary of Energy to revise the guidelines regarding repository site recommendations to disqualify any site from development as a subsequent repository if any surface facility of such repository will be less than 20 miles from any component of the National Park System. Requires the Secretary to submit by a specified date any revisions made to the mission plan regarding the repository site program as a result of this Act.

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