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Senate Committee on High-Level Nuclear Waste, Select - 70th R.S. (1987)

Charges
• Study issues relating to the potential transportation of high-level nuclear waste through Texas and the potential disposal of that waste within this state.
• Examine all matters of relevance to the State of Texas arising from the federal program for high-level radioactive waste disposal established by the federal Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.
• Investigate the ramifications of waste transportation through Texas even should this state not be chosen for a repository site.
• Examine the effect of Section 205 of the federal Safe Water Drinking Act Amendments of 1986 with respect to potential legal restraints on the selection of a Texas repository site.

Note:
Senate Resolution 571 called for the creation of the Select Committee on High Level Nucelar Waste. No action was taken.

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