Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/1104

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110 STAT. 2834 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 (3) The report also shall address and make recommendations with respect to other internal streamlining and reorganization initiatives that the Department could pursue with respect to military or national security programs. Establishment. (e) DEFENSE PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT COUNCIL. —The Secretary of Energy shall establish a council to be known as the "Defense Programs Management Council". The Council shall advise the Secretary on policy matters, operational concerns, strategic planning, and development of priorities relating to the national security functions of the Department of Energy. The Council shall be composed of the directors of the facilities and laboratories covered by this section and shall report directly to the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs. (f) COVERED SITE OPERATIONS.—For purposes of this section, matters relating to site operation of a facility or laboratory include matters relating to personnel, budget, gind procurement in national security programs. Applicability. (g) COVERED FACILITIES AND LABORATORIES.—This section applies to the following facilities and laboratories of the Department of Energy: (1) The Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, Missouri. (2) The Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas. (3) The Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (4) The Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina. (5) Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. (6) Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (7) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California. (8) The Nevada Test Site, Nevada. South CaroUna. SEC. 3141. ACCELERATED SCHEDULE FOR ISOLATING HIGH-LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE AT THE DEFENSE WASTE PROCESSING FACILITY, SAVANNAH RIVER SITE. The Secretary of Energy shall accelerate the schedule for the isolation of high-level nuclear waste in glass canisters at the Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, if the Secretary determines that the acceleration of such schedule— (1) will achieve long-term cost savings to the Federal Government; and (2) could accelerate the removal and isolation of high-level nuclear waste from long-term storage tanks at the site. SEC. 3142. PROCESSING AND TREATMENT OF HIGH-LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE AND SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL RODS. (a) IN GENERAL. —(1) In order to provide for an effective response to requirements for managing the spent nuclear fuel described in paragraph (2), there shall be available to the Secretary of Energy, from amounts authorized to be appropriated pursuant to section 3102(c), the following amounts for the purposes stated: (A) Not more than $43,000,000 for the development and implementation of a program to accelerate the receipt, processing (including the H-canyon restart operations), reprocessing, separation, reduction, deactivation, stabilization, isolation, and interim storage of high-level nuclesir waste associated with