101 STAT. 1330-236
PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987
consider the need for such faciHty or any alternative to the design criteria for such facility set forth in section 141(b)(1). "(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the consideration of alternative facility designs consistent with the criteria described in section 141(b)(1) in any environmental impact statement, or in any licensing procedure of the Commission, with respect to any monitored retrievable storage facility authorized under section 142(b). "(b) APPLICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION LICENSE.—Once the selection
of a site for a monitored retrievable storage facility is effective under section 146, the Secretary may submit an application to the Commission for a license to construct such a facility as part of an integrated nuclear waste management system and in accordance with the provisions of this section and applicable agreements under this Act affecting such facility. "(c) LICENSING.—Any monitored retrievable storage facility authorized pursuant to section 142(b) shall be subject to licensing under section 202(3) of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5842(3)). In reviewing the application filed by the Secretary for licensing of such facility, the Commission may not consider the need for such facility or any alternative to the design criteria for such facility set forth in section 141(b)(1). "(d) LICENSING CONDITIONS.—Any license issued by the Commission for a monitored retrievable storage facility under this section shall provide that— "(1) construction of such facility may not begin until the ,^^ Commission has issued a license for the construction of a reposi,4 tory under section 115(d); "(2) construction of such facility or acceptance of spent nuy, clear fuel or high-level radioactive waste shall be prohibited during such time as the repository license is revoked by the t^ Commission or construction of the repository ceases; ,1 "(3) the quantity of spent nuclear fuel or high-level radios' active waste at the site of such facility at any one time may not ,. exceed 10,000 metric tons of heavy metal until a repository 3* under this Act first accepts spent nuclear fuel or solidified highlevel radioactive waste; and "(4) the quantity of spent nuclear fuel or high-level radioactive waste at the site of such facility at any one time may not exceed 15,000 metric tons of heavy metal. HC
42 USC 10169.
"SEC. 149. The provisions of section 116(c) or 118(b) with respect to grants, technical assistance, and other financial assistance shall apply to the State, to affected Indian tribes and to affected units of local government in the case of a monitored retrievable storage facility in the same manner as for a repository.".
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SEC. 5031. BENEFITS.
PART C—BENEFITS ^ ^
Title I of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 is further amended by adding at the end the following new subtitles: