PUBLIC LAW 96-368—OCT. 1, 1980
94 STAT. 1349
tary does not revise the plan to meet objections specified in the comments of the Commission, the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Roister a detailed statement for not so revising the plan. (2) The Secretary shall consult with the Commission with respect to the form in which the high level radioactive waste at the Center shall be solidified and the containers to be used in the permanent disposal of such waste. (3) The Secretary shall submit to the Commission safety analysis reports and such other information as the Commission may require to identify any danger to the public health and safety which may be presented by the project. (4) The Secretary shall afford the Commission access to the Center to enable the Commission to monitor the activities under the project for the purpose of assuring the public health and safety. (d) In carrying out the project, the Secretary shall consult with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency* the Secretary of Transportation, the Director of the Geological Survey, and the commercial operator of the Center. SEC. 3. (a) "Hiere are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for the project not more than $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981. (b) The total amount obligated for the project by the Secretary shall be 90 per centum of the costs of the project. (c) The authority of the Secretary to enter into contracts under this Act shall be effective for any fiscal year only to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in advance by appropriation Acts. SEC. 4. Not later than February 1, 1981, and on February 1 of each calendar year thereafter during the term of the project, the Secretary shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate an up-to-date report containing a detailed description of the activities of the Secretary in c a r r ^ g out the project, including agreements entered into and the costs mcurred during the period reported on and the activities to be undertaken in the next fiscal year and the estimated costs thereof. SEC. 5. (a) Other than the costs and responsibilities established by this Act for the project, nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting any rights, obligations, or liabilities of the commercial operator of the Center, the State, or any person, as is appropriate, arising under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 or under any other law, contract, or agreement for the operation, maintenance, or decontamination of any facility or property at the Center or for any wastes at the Center. Nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting any applicable Ucensing requirement of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 or the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974. This Act shall not apply or be extended to any facility or property at the Center which is not used in conducting the project. This Act may not be construed to expand or diminish the rignts of the Federal Government. (b) This Act does not authorize the Federal Government to acquire title to any high level radioactive waste at the Center or to the Center or any portion thereof. SEC. 6. For purposes of this Act: (1) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Energy. (2) The term "Commission" means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. (3) The term "State" means the State of New York.
Reports to Commission.
Appropriation authorization. 42 USC 2021a note.
Report to Speaker of the House and President pro tempore of the Senate. 42 USC 2021a note. 42 USC 2021a note.
42 USC 2011 note.
42 USC 5801 note.
Definitions. 42 USC 2021a note.