To Amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 6390, Et Al. ..., Hearings Held in Washington, D.C., March 13, 14, 18, and May 12, 1980
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - 971 páginas
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Página 728 - In order to protect the public and to encourage the development of the atomic energy industry, in the interest of the general welfare and of the common defense and security, the United States may make funds available for a portion of the damages suffered by the public from nuclear incidents, and may limit the liability of those persons liable for such losses.
Página 729 - That in the event of a nuclear incident involving damages in excess of that amount of aggregate liability, the Congress will thoroughly review the particular incident and will take whatever action is deemed necessary and appropriate to protect the public from the consequences of a disaster of such magnitude...
Página 298 - Any person who violates a provision of section 15 shall be liable to the United States for a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for each such violation.
Página 865 - does not require that a plant be built on the single best site for environmental purposes.
Página 299 - Act, shall be subject to review by the circuit courts of appeals of the United States or the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upon petition, filed within sixty days after the entry of such order, by any person disclosing a substantial interest in such order.
Página 730 - Act not only provides a reasonable, prompt and equitable mechanism for compensating victims of a catastrophic nuclear incident, it also guarantees a level of net compensation generally exceeding that recoverable in private litigation. Moreover, the Act contains an explicit congressional commitment to take further action to aid victims of a nuclear accident in the event that the $560 million ceiling on liability is exceeded. This panoply of remedies and guarantees is at the least a reasonably just...
Página 642 - ... by the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES) as well as many other thorough, unbiased studies.
Página 822 - Include organizations with whom licensees have written agreements to provide onsite support services under emergency conditions. 2. To verify that licensee emergency plans are adequately Implemented (eg, adequacy and maintenance of procedures, training, resources, staffing levels and qualifications, and equipment). 3. To review the FEMA findings and determinations as to whether offsite plans are adequate and can be Implemented.