Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/402

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104 STAT. 1754 PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 Department of Defense contracts and recommend changes to such specifications; and "(10) to ensure that the research and development programs identified for support pursuant to the policies and procedures prescribed by the Council are closely coordinated with, and do not duplicate, ongoing activities sponsored by the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or other Federal agencies. "(f)(1) To assist the Council in preparing the five-year strategic environmental research and development plan under subsection (d)(3), the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Energy may each submit to the Council a proposal for conducting environmental research under this chapter. The Secretary of each department shall ensure that the environmental research proposal of the department includes— "(A) short- and long-term, cooperative, basic, and applied research systems engineering and development programs in environmental research; "(B) short- and long-term, basic research in environmental restoration at the respective laboratories of each department; and "(C) participation by industry and institutions of higher education. "(2) The Secretary of each department shall ensure that, in the ! development of its environmental research proposal, consideration is given to— "(A) the need for increased research in basic science, including basic materials, physics, molecular structures, chemistry, and biology related to environmental research at that Department's defense operations, production, research, and maintenance facilities; and "(B) ways to identify and conduct research and development on technologies for environmental restoration, remediation and waste cleanup activities, waste minimization, and hazardous and toxic materials substitution potential in defense production and maintenance activities. "(3) The Secretary of each department shall transmit the proposal to the Council not later than July 1 of each year. "(g) The Council shall be subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense in prescribing policies and procedures under subsection (d)(1). Reports. "(h)(1) Not later than February 1 of each year, the Council shall submit to the Secretary of Defense an annual report on the annual five-year strategic environmental research and development plan prepared pursuant to subsection (d)(3). "(2) The report shall contain the following: "(A) A description of the actions to be taken during the fiveyear period covered by the plan in order to prevent duplication of research and development activities referred to in the policies and procedures prescribed pursuant to subsection (d)(1). "(B) A description of the involvement with Federal interagency coordinating entities such as the Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Engineering, and Technology.