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DOE Completes Annual Determination of the Adequacy of the Nuclear Waste Fund Fee

November 2, 2010 - 7:41pm


As required by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), DOE has completed its annual review of the adequacy of the Nuclear Waste Fund fee.

Based on that review, the Office of Standard Contract Management has determined that there is no basis to propose an adjustment to the fee to Congress. The Secretary of Energy has adopted and approved this determination.

As a result, the fee will remain at the amount specified in the NWPA pending the next annual review. The Secretary’s determination is available here.