Maine Revised Statutes

§4374. Conditions for certification of nuclear power plants

The commission may certify a nuclear power plant if it finds that: [1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW).]

1. Federal Government identification and approval of technology.  The Federal Government, through its authorized agency, has identified and approved a demonstrable technology or means for the disposal of high-level nuclear waste;
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Waste storage facilities operational.  Specific facilities with adequate capacity to contain high-level nuclear waste are in actual operation, or will be in operation, at the time the nuclear power plant being certified requires the means for the disposal of high-level nuclear waste; and
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Proposal for disposal is in conformity.  The disposal of high-level nuclear waste proposed for any nuclear power plant to be certified according to this subchapter is in full conformity with the technology approved by the authorized agency of the Federal Government.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW).