P.L. 111-85, The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 (3 comments ↓ | 16 wiki edits: view article ↓)
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Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010.
Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Makes appropriations for FY2010 to the Department of the Army-Civil, Corps of Engineers, for: (1) energy and water development; and (2) civil functions pertaining to rivers and harbors, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection and aquatic ecosystem restoration (including the Mississippi River alluvial valley below Cape Girardeau, Missouri); (3) the regulatory program pertaining to navigable waters and wetlands; (4) the formerly utilized sites remedial action program for clean-up of early atomic energy program contamination; and (5) the Office of Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works).
Makes appropriations for FY2010 to the Department of the Interior for the Central Utah Project Completion Account and for the Bureau of Reclamation for: (1) water and related natural resources; (2) the Central Valley Project Restoration Fund; and (3) the California Bay-Delta Restoration.
Makes appropriations for FY2010 to the Department of Energy (DOE) for energy and science programs, including: (1) energy efficiency and renewable energy; (2) electricity delivery and energy reliability; (3) nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal; (4) fossil energy research; (5) naval petroleum and oil shale reserves; (6) the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve; (7) the Energy Information Administration; (8) non-defense environmental cleanup activities; (9) the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund; (10) science activities; (11) the Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Loan Program; (12) the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loans Program; (13) departmental administration; (14) Office of the Inspector General; (15) the National Nuclear Security Administration and atomic energy defense weapons activities; (16) defense nuclear nonproliferation activities; (17) naval reactors activities; (18) Office of the Administrator in the National Nuclear Security Administration; (19) defense environmental cleanup; (20) Defense Nuclear Waste Disposal; and (21) other defense activities.
Approves specified expenditures from the Bonneville Power Administration Fund.
Makes FY2010 appropriations for operation and maintenance of: (1) the Southeastern Power Administration; (2) the Southwestern Power Administration; (3) the Western Area Power Administration; (4) the Falcon and Amistad Operating and Maintenance Fund; (5) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); and (6) designated activities of DOE.
Makes FY2010 appropriations to: (1) the Appalachian Regional Commission; (2) the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board; (3) the Delta Regional Authority; (4) the Denali Commission; (5) the Northern Border Regional Commission; (6) the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission; (7) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), including the Office of Inspector General; (8) the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board; and (9) the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects.
Directs the NRC to report to specified congressional committees on barriers to, and recommendations for streamlining, the issuance of a Combined Construction and Operating License for qualified new nuclear reactors.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 10/28/2009: Signed by President.
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