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106 STAT. 2642 PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 Reservation, and September 30, 1994, with respect to the Idaho National Engineering Laborator/*. SEC. 3137. STUDY OF CONVERSION OF NEVADA TEST SITE FOR USE FOR SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION PURPOSES. (a) REQUIREMENT. —Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, shall carry out and submit to Congress a study on the utilization of the Nevada Test Site, Nevada, or portions thereof, for the development of— (1) solar energy research and production technologies; (2) environmental technologies research and testing; and (3) emergency management and response technology. (b) STUDY ELEMENTS. —In carrying out the study under subsection (a), the Secretary of Energy shall consider the following: (1) The potential of the Nevada Test Site for solar energy production m>m a variety of solar energy production technologies, including technologies for the production of thermal energy and photovoltaic energy. (2) The costs and benefits of the use of the site for development of the technologies. (3) The effect of the development of the Nevada Test Site on the economy and employment rates in the region in which the Nevada Test Site is located. (4) The effectiveness of plans for retraining current employ- ees at the Nevada Test Site for employment in technologies addressed by the study. (5) The effect of the development of the various technologies at the Nevada Test Site on the manufacturing and export economy of the United States. (6) The extent to which the development of technologies at the Nevada Test Site is compatible with current and proposed alternative uses of the Site, including the compatibility of such development with environmental restoration and other cleanup activities at the Site and with continuing use of the Site for limited nuclear testing. (7) The extent to which the conduct of such activities at the Nevada Test Site would duplicate the conduct of activities undert£dcen at other Federal facilities. (8) The extent to which alternative uses of the Site would be consistent with projected and potential national security uses, including nuclear explosives testing of the Site. (9) The extent to which conversion and development of the Site as a commercial facility is practicable and feasible. Subtitle D—International Fissile Material and Warhead Control SEC. 3151. NEGOTIATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Congress urges the President to enter into negotiations with member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States, to complement ongoing and future arms reduction negotiations and agreements, with the goal of achieving verifiable agreements in the following areas: (1) Dismantlement of nuclear weapons.