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110 STAT. 2840 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 consult with a citizen advisory board established pursuant to subsection (c) or a similar advisory board already in existence as of the date of the enactment of this Act for such facility, affected local governments (including any local future use redevelopment authorities), and other appropriate State agencies. (e) 50-YEAR PLANNING PERIOD. —A future use plan developed under this section shall cover a period of at least 50 years. (f) DEADLINES. —For each facility listed in subsection (b), the Secretary of Energy shall develop a draft future use plan by October 1, 1997, and a final future use plan by March 15, 1998. (g) REPORT.— Not later than 60 days after completing development of a final plan for a site listed in subsection (b), the Secretary of Energy shall submit to Congress a report on the plan. The report shall describe the plan and contain such findings and recommendations with respect to the site as the Secretary considers appropriate. (h) SAVINGS PROVISIONS.— (1) Nothing in this section, or in a future use plan developed under this section with respect to a defense nuclear facility, shall be construed as requiring any modification to a future use plan with respect to a defense nuclear facility that was developed before the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) Nothing in this section may be construed to affect statutory requirements for an environmental restoration or waste management activity or project or to modify or otherwise affect applicable statutory or regulatory environmental restoration and waste management requirements, including substantive standards intended to protect public health and the environment, nor shall anything in this section be construed to preempt or impair any local land use planning or zoning authority or State authority. SEC. 3154. REPORT ON DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY LIABILITY AT DEPARTMENT SUPERFUND SITES. (a) STUDY.— The Secretary of Energy shall, using funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy by section 3102, carry out a study to determine the extent and valuation of the injury to, destruction of, or loss of natural resources under section 107(a)(4)(C) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9607(a)(4)(C)) at each site controlled or operated by the Department that is or is anticipated to become subject to the provisions of that Act. (b) CONDUCT OF STUDY. —(1) The Secretary shall carry out the study using personnel of the Department or by contract with an appropriate private entity. (2) In determining the extent and valuation of the injury to, destruction of, or loss of natural resources for purposes of the study, the Secretary shall— (A) treat the Department as a private person liable for response, removal, and remediation costs and damages under section 107(a)(4) of that Act (42 U.S.C. 9607(a)(4)) and subject to an action for damages by public trustees of natural resources under section 107(f) of that Act (42 U.S.C. 9607(f)) or by any other person pursuant to section 107(e) or 113(f) of that Act (42 U.S.C. 9607(e) and 9613(f)); and (B) determine the value of natural resource damages associated with each site in accordance with all regulations promulgated under section 301(c) of that Act (42 U.S.C. 9651(c)).