[USC05] 42 USC 9126: Exempt operations
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

42 USC 9126: Exempt operations Text contains those laws in effect on June 13, 2021
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 99-OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSIONSUBCHAPTER I-REGULATION OF OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION FACILITIES AND PLANTSHIPS

§9126. Exempt operations

(a) Test platforms

The provisions of this subchapter shall not apply to any test platform which will not operate as an ocean thermal energy conversion facility or plantship after conclusion of the testing period.

(b) Commercial demonstration ocean thermal energy conversion facilities or plantships

The provisions of this subchapter shall not apply to ownership, construction, or operation of any ocean thermal energy conversion facility or plantship which the Secretary of Energy has designated in writing as a demonstration project for the development of alternative energy sources for the United States which is conducted by, participated in, or approved by the Department of Energy. The Secretary of Energy, after consultation with the Administrator, shall require such demonstration projects to abide by as many of the substantive requirements of this subchapter as he deems to be practicable without damaging the nature of or unduly delaying such projects.

( Pub. L. 96–320, title I, §116, Aug. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 991 ; Pub. L. 98–623, title VI, §602(e)(4), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3412 .)

Amendments

1984-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–623 substituted "facility or plantship" for "facility or platform".