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101 STAT. 1330-232
101 STAT. 1330-232
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1330-232

PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987.

"(3) the impact that characterization or siting decisions would have on lands owned or placed in trust by the United States for Indian tribes.". PART B—MONITORED RETRIEVABLE STORAGE SEC.


Subtitle C of the Nuclear '* Waste Policy Act of 1982 is amended by adding at the end the following new sections: "AUTHORIZATION OF MONITORED RETRIEVABLE STORAGE

42 USC 10162.

142. (a) NULLIFICATION OF OAK RIDGE SITING PROPOSAL.— The proposal of the Secretary (EC-1022, 100th Congress) to locate a monitored retrievable storage facility at a site on the Clinch River in the Roane County portion of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with alternative sites on the Oak Ridge Reservation of the Department of Energy and on the former site of a proposed nuclear powerplant in Hartsville, Tennessee, is annulled and revoked. In carrying out the provisions of sections 144 and 145, the Secretary shall make no presumption or preference to such sites by reason of their previous selection. "(b) AUTHORIZATION.—The Secretary is authorized to site, construct, and operate one monitored retrievable storage facility subject to the conditions described in sections 143 through 149. "SEC.

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"SEC. 143. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.—(1)(A) There is established a Monitored Retrievable Storage Review Commission (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 'MRS Commission'), that shall consist of 3 members who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. "(B) ^^ Members of the MRS Commission shall be appointed not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987 from among persons who as a result of training, experience and attainments are exceptionally well qualified to evaluate the need for a monitored retrievable storage facility as a part of the Nation's nuclear waste management system. "(C) The MRS Commission shall prepare a report on the need for a monitored retrievable storage facility as a part of a national nuclear waste management system that achieves the purposes of this Act. In preparing the report under this subparagraph, the MRS Commission s h a l l ^ "(i) review the status and adequacy of the Secretary's evaluaj{ tion of the systems advantages and disadvantages of bringing such a facility into the national nuclear waste disposal system; ,j "(ii) obtain comment and available data on monitored retrievj able storage from affected parties, including States containing " potentially acceptable sites; .^ "(iii) evaluate the utility of a monitored retrievable storage facility from a technical perspective; and '•* Copy read "C of Nuclear". "Copy read " "(B)(i)". 'OlU