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HB 90 (BR 411) - G. Watkins, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to nuclear power.
     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.



     Dec 08, 2016 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Energy (H)