Implementation of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act: Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session ... Hearing Held in Salt Lake City, UT, October 12, 1984, Volume 4

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Page 309 - ... to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Page 187 - site characterization" means— (A) siting research activities with respect to a test and evaluation facility at a candidate site; and (B) activities, whether in the laboratory or in the field, undertaken to establish the geologic condition and the ranges of the parameters of a candidate site relevant to the location of a repository...
Page 236 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: We are pleased to appear before you today to discuss...
Page 172 - Mitigation includes: (a) Avoiding the impact altogether by not taking a certain action or parts of an action. (b) Minimizing impacts by limiting the degree or magnitude of the action and its implementation.
Page 309 - The purposes of this part are— (1) to establish a schedule for the siting, construction, and operation of repositories that will provide a reasonable assurance that the public and the environment will be adequately protected from the hazards posed by high-level radioactive waste and such spent nuclear fuel as may be disposed of In a repository...
Page 309 - by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purpose" of these areas "which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein" and to provide for their enjoyment "in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Page 455 - The service thus established shall promote and regulate the, use of the Federal areas known as national parks, monuments, and reservations hereinafter specified by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purpose of the said parks, monuments, and reservations...
Page 418 - ... favorable, potentially adverse, and. In five guidelines, disqualifying conditions on the characteristics, processes, and events that may influence the performance of a repository system after closure. The favorable conditions and the potentially adverse conditions under each guideline are not listed in any assumed order of importance. Potentially adverse conditions will be considered if they affect waste isolation within the controlled area even though such conditions may occur outside the controlled...
Page 309 - That in order to preserve an area in the State of Utah possessing superlative scenic, scientific, and archeologic features for the inspiration, benefit, and use of the public, there is hereby established the Canyonlands National Park which, subject to valid existing rights, shall comprise the area generally depicted on the drawing entitled 'Boundary Map, Canyonlands National Park, Utah...
Page 424 - A site shall be disqualified if the pre-wasteemplacement ground-water travel time from the disturbed zone to the accessible environment is expected to be less than 1,000 years along any pathway of likely and significant radionuclide travel.

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