Dry Cask Storage Act (Safe disposal of Nuclear Waste)

Dry Cask Storage Act

This Bill has:
6% Democratic Support in the Senate
2% Democratic Support in the House




    This bill was introduced in the senate by Ed Markey. There has been no bill introduced in the senate this year however in 2015 Eliot Engel introduced this bill, HR 3587.
    This bill would amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to provide for the expansion of emergency planning zones and the development of plans for dry cask storage of spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes.
House Bill: H.R. 3587 {2015}
Democratic Support: 4
Introduced by: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 09/22/2015)
Latest Action: 09/25/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.


Senate Bill: S. 1265
Democratic Support: 3
Introduced by: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 05/25/2017)
Latest Action: 05/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.