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PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 3075 SEC. 2116. ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION AND WASTE MANAGE- 42 USC 13476. MENT PROGRAM. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. — T here are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for fiscal year 1993 $70,000,000 for the Fast Flux Test Facility to maintain the operational status of the reactor, such sums to be derived from amounts appropriated to the Secretary for the environmental restoration and waste management program. (b) LONG-TERM MISSIONS.—The Secretary shall aggressively pursue the development and implementation of long-term missions for the Fast Flux Test Facility. Within 6 months after the date Reports. of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a report on the progress made in carrying out this subsection. SEC. 2117. HIGH-TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTIVITY PROGRAM. 42 USC 13477. (a) PROGRAM.—The Secretary shall carry out a 5-year program, in accordance with sections 3001 and 3002 of this Act, on hightemperature superconducting electric power equipment technologies. Elements of the program shall include, but are not limited to— (1) activities that address the development of high-temperature superconducting materials that have increased electrical current capacity, which shall be the emphasis of the program for the near-term; (2) the development of protot3rpes, where appropriate, of the major elements of a superconducting electric power system such as motors, generators, transmission lines, transformers, and magnetic energy storage systems; (3) activities tnat will improve the efficiency of materials performance of higher temperatures and at all magnetic field orientations; (4) development of prototypes based on high-temperature superconducting wire, that operate at the highest temperature possible, and refrigeration systems using cryogenics such as nitrogen; (5) activities that will assist the private sector with designs for more efficient electric power generation and delivery systems which are cost competitive with conventional energy systems; and (6) development of prototypes that have application in both the commercial and defense sectors. The Secretary is also encouraged to expedite government, laboratory, industry, and university collaborative agreements under existing mechanisms at the Department of Energy in coordination with other Federal agencies. (b) AuTiiORiZATiON OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for carrying out this section $21,900,000 for fiscal year 1993 and such sums as may be necessary for subseq^uent fiscal years, to be derived from sums authorized under section 2111(c). SEC. 2118. ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS RESEARCH AND PUBLIC 42 USC 13478. INFORMATION DISSEMINATION PROGRAM. (a) PROGRAM.—The Secretary shall, in accordance with this section (including the agenda developed under subsection (d)(l)(A)) and within 2 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, establish a comprehensive program to—