[USC02] 42 USC 10172: Selection of Yucca Mountain site
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42 USC 10172: Selection of Yucca Mountain site Text contains those laws in effect on August 3, 2020
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 108-NUCLEAR WASTE POLICYSUBCHAPTER I-DISPOSAL AND STORAGE OF HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE, SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL, AND LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTEPart E-Redirection of Nuclear Waste Program

§10172. Selection of Yucca Mountain site

(a) In general

(1) The Secretary shall provide for an orderly phase-out of site specific activities at all candidate sites other than the Yucca Mountain site.

(2) The Secretary shall terminate all site specific activities (other than reclamation activities) at all candidate sites, other than the Yucca Mountain site, within 90 days after December 22, 1987.

(b) Eligibility to enter into benefits agreement

Effective on December 22, 1987, the State of Nevada shall be eligible to enter into a benefits agreement with the Secretary under section 10173 of this title.

(Pub. L. 97–425, title I, §160, as added Pub. L. 100–202, §101(d) [title III, §300], Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329–104 , 1329-121; Pub. L. 100–203, title V, §5011(a), Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1330–227 .)

Codification

Pub. L. 100–202 and Pub. L. 100–203 added identical sections.