[USC02] 42 USC 10191: Purpose
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42 USC 10191: Purpose Text contains those laws in effect on October 21, 2020
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 108-NUCLEAR WASTE POLICYSUBCHAPTER II-RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND DEMONSTRATION REGARDING DISPOSAL OF HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE AND SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL
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§10191. Purpose

It is the purpose of this subchapter-

(1) to provide direction to the Secretary with respect to the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel;

(2) to authorize the Secretary, pursuant to this subchapter-

(A) to provide for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a deep geologic test and evaluation facility; and

(B) to provide for a focused and integrated high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel research and development program, including the development of a test and evaluation facility to carry out research and provide an integrated demonstration of the technology for deep geologic disposal of high-level radioactive waste, and the development of the facilities to demonstrate dry storage of spent nuclear fuel; and


(3) to provide for an improved cooperative role between the Federal Government and States, affected Indian tribes, and units of general local government in the siting of a test and evaluation facility.

( Pub. L. 97–425, title II, §211, Jan. 7, 1983, 96 Stat. 2245 .)