|to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
|AN ACT relating to nuclear power.
|Bill Request Number
|G. Watkins, J. Richards
|Summary of Original Version
|Amend KRS 278.600 to define "plan for storage of high-level nuclear waste," "storage," and "low-level nuclear waste"; amend KRS 278.610 to allow certification if the facility and its plans for waste storage are approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; eliminate requirement that facility have a plan for disposal of high-level nuclear waste; eliminate requirement that cost of waste disposal be known; eliminate requirement that facility have adequate capacity to contain waste; give the Public Service Commission authority to hire consultant to perform duties relating to nuclear facility certification; prohibit construction of low-level nuclear waste disposal sites in Kentucky. except as provided in KRS 211.852; repeal KRS 278.605, relating to construction of nuclear power facilities; direct the Energy and Environment Cabinet to review regulations required for permitting nuclear facilities and report to LRC.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Energy - Power facility, nuclear, certification of
Environment and Conservation - Energy and Environment Cabinet, nuclear power facility, review of regulations
Nuclear Energy - Nuclear power facilities, certification of, and removal of construction moratorium
Public Utilities - Power facility, nuclear, certification of
Studies Directed - Nuclear power facilities, review of regulations by Energy and Environment Cabinet
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Energy and Environment Cabinet, nuclear power facility, review of regulations
Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:02 PM (EST)