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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

94 STAT. 1348

41 USC 501 °o*e

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PUBLIC LAW 96-368—OCT. 1, 1980

(8) The Secretary shall— (A) undertake detailed engineering and cost estimates for theproject, (B) prepare a plan for the safe removal of the high level radioactive waste at the Center for the purposes of solidification and include in the plan provisions respecting the safe breaching of the tanks in which the waste is stored, operating equipment to accomplish the removal, and sluicing techniques, (C) conduct appropriate safety analyses of the project, and (D) prepare requu^d environmental impact analyses of theproject. (4) The Secretary shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the State in accordance with the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977 under which the State will cany out the following: (A) The State will make available to the Secretary the facilities of the Center and the high level radioactive waste at the Center which are necessary for the completion of the project. The facilities and the waste shall be made available without the transfer of title and for such period as may be required for completion of the project. (B) The Secretary shall provide technical assistance in securing required license amendments. (C) The State shall pay 10 per centum of the costs of the project, as determined by the Secretary. In determining the costs of the project, the Secretary shall consider the value of the use of the Center for the project. The State may not use Federal funds to pay its share of the cost of the project, but may use the perpetual care fond to pay such share. (D) Submissiou jointly by the Department of Energy and

  • ^® State of New York of an application for a licensing

amendment as soon as possible with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission providing for the demonstration, (c) Within one year from the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall enter into an agreement with the Commission to establish arrangements for review and consultation by the Commission with respect to the project: Provided, That review and consultation by the Commission pursuant to this subsection shall be conducted informally by the Commission and shall not include nor require formal procedures or actions by the Commission pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the Energy Reorganiza^^^ ^ ^ °^ ^^^^' ^ amended, or any other law. The agreement shall provide for the following: (1) The Secretary shall submit to the Commission, for its review and comment, a plan for the solidification of the high level radioactive waste at the Center, the removal of the waste for purposes of its solidification, the preparation of the waste for dispose, and the decontamination of the facilities to be used in s o l i d i i ^ ^ the waste. In preparing its comments on the plan, the Commission shall specify with precision its objections to any provisiou of the plan. Upon submission of a plan to the Commis'^^®"' *^^ Secretary shall publish a notice in the Federal Roister of the submission of the plan and of its availability for public inspection, and, upon receipt of the comments of the Commission respecting a plan, the Secretary shall publish a notice in the Federal Register of the receipt of the comments and of the availability of the comments for public inspection. If the Secre-