[USC02] 50 USC CHAPTER 42, SUBCHAPTER IV, Part D: Savannah River Site, South Carolina
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50 USC CHAPTER 42, SUBCHAPTER IV, Part D: Savannah River Site, South Carolina
From Title 50—WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSECHAPTER 42—ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE PROVISIONSSUBCHAPTER IV—DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP MATTERS

Part D—Savannah River Site, South Carolina

Codification

Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, §3146(e)(16)(C), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1078, redesignated part E as D.

Prior Provisions

A prior part D, consisting of sections 2621 to 2625, was redesignated part C of this subchapter by Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, §3146(e)(16)(C), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1078.

§2631. 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.

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4451, formerly Pub. L. 104–201, div. C, title XXXI, §3141, Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2834; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4451, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(21), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1769.)

§2632. Multi-year plan for clean-up

The Secretary of Energy shall develop and implement a multi-year plan for the clean-up of nuclear waste at the Savannah River Site that results, or has resulted, from the following:

(1) Nuclear weapons activities carried out at the site.

(2) The processing, treating, packaging, and disposal of Department of Energy domestic and foreign spent nuclear fuel rods at the site.

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4452, formerly Pub. L. 104–201, div. C, title XXXI, §3142(e), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2836; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4452, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(22), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1769.)

Amendments

2003Pub. L. 108–136, §3141(g)(22)(C), inserted section catchline, struck out former subsec. heading, and inserted in text "of Energy" after "The Secretary".

§2633. Continuation of processing, treatment, and disposal of legacy nuclear materials

The Secretary of Energy shall continue operations and maintain a high state of readiness at the H–canyon facility at the Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina, and shall provide technical staff necessary to operate and so maintain such facility.

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453, formerly Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [div. C, title XXXI, §3137(a)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-460; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §§3115(a), 3141(g)(23)(A), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1745, 1769.)

Amendments

2003Pub. L. 108–136, §3141(g)(23)(A)(iii), inserted section catchline and struck out former subsec. heading.

Pub. L. 108–136, §3115(a), substituted "H–canyon facility" for "F–canyon and H–canyon facilities" and "such facility" for "such facilities".

§§2634 to 2637. Repealed. Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, §3146(e)(15), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1078

Section 2634, Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453A, formerly Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXI, §3132, Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 925; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453A, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(23)(B), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1769, related to continuation of processing, treatment, and disposition of legacy nuclear materials.

Section 2635, Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453B, formerly Pub. L. 105–261, div. C, title XXXI, §3135, Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2248; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453B, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(23)(C), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1770, related to continuation of processing, treatment, and disposition of legacy nuclear materials.

Section 2636, Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453C, formerly Pub. L. 105–85, div. C, title XXXI, §3136(b), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 2038; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453C, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(23)(D), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1770, related to continuation of processing, treatment, and disposal of legacy nuclear materials.

Section 2637, Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453D, formerly Pub. L. 104–201, div. C, title XXXI, §3142(f), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2836; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4453D, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §3141(g)(23)(E), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1770, related to continuation of processing, treatment, and disposal of legacy nuclear materials.

§2638. Limitation on use of funds for decommissioning F–canyon facility

No amounts authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available for the Department of Energy by the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398) or any other Act may be obligated or expended for purposes of commencing the decommissioning of the F–canyon facility at the Savannah River Site until the Secretary of Energy submits to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives, and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, a report setting forth—

(1) an assessment of whether or not all materials present in the F–canyon facility as of the date of the report that required stabilization have been safely stabilized as of that date;

(2) an assessment of whether or not the requirements applicable to the F–canyon facility to meet the future needs of the United States for fissile materials disposition can be met through full use of the H–canyon facility at the Savannah River Site; and

(3) if it appears that one or more of the requirements described in paragraph (2) cannot be met through full use of the H–canyon facility—

(A) an identification by the Secretary of each such requirement that cannot be met through full use of the H–canyon facility; and

(B) for each requirement so identified, the reasons why such requirement cannot be met through full use of the H–canyon facility and a description of the alternative capability for fissile materials disposition that is needed to meet such requirement.

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4454, formerly Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [div. C, title XXXI, §3137(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-460; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIV, §4454, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, §§3115(b), 3141(g)(24), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1745, 1770; Pub. L. 113–291, div. C, title XXXI, §3142(i), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3900.)

References in Text

The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [H.R. 5408], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-1, as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Amendments

2014—Pars. (1), (2). Pub. L. 113–291 inserted "of" after "assessment".

2003Pub. L. 108–136, §3141(g)(24)(C), inserted section catchline, struck out former subsec. heading, and, in introductory provisions, substituted "the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398) or any other Act" for "this or any other Act" and "the Secretary of Energy" for "the Secretary".

Pub. L. 108–136, §3115(b)(2), substituted "a report setting forth—" and pars. (1) to (3) for "the following:" and former pars. (1) to (3) which contained somewhat similar provisions.

Pub. L. 108–136, §3115(b)(1), in introductory provisions, substituted "submits to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives, and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board," for "and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board jointly submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives".