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The Price-Anderson Act

United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The Price-Anderson Act

the third decade : report to Congress

by United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Published by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- Safety regulations -- United States,
  • Nuclear facilities -- Safety regulations -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14948067M

    Price-Anderson Act Price-Anderson Act Strict liability for major accidents Secondary financial protection layer Procedure for paying damages beyond limits Extended through However, the one government‐ furnished privilege that the nuclear industry could find it hardest to live without is the Price‐ Anderson Act’s limitation on a nuclear power plant’s.

    The Congress enacted the original Price-Anderson Act in , and renewed and amended the Act in , , , and [DOE, , p. 5; DOE, , p. M]. The Act also received a limited short-term extension in [H.J. Res. 2, ]. The Price-Anderson Act was established by the federal government in and has evolved into one of the best third-party liability programs in the world, with a minimum of $10 billion worth of insurance coverage in the unlikely event of a nuclear power plant accident.

      Following up on the link we provided to yesterday's debate at Shakesville, Rod Adams has done a nice cost/benefit analysis on the Price Anderson Act. For more information on Price Anderson, click here. 8. In the amendments to the Price-Anderson Act, the “no recourse” feature of the law was discarded. New language promised that, should an accident take place causing damages above the legislative ceiling, Congress would “thoroughly review the particular incident and take whatever action is deemed necessary and appropriate to protect the public from the consequences of a disaster of Author: John W. Johnson.


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The Price-Anderson Act by United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Price-Anderson Amendments Act of ( Amendments) directed both the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to file reports with Congress containing their respective recommendations for continuation, repeal or modification of the Price-Anderson Act.

This report fulfills the statutory requirement in Atomic Energy Act § p. by focusing on those. H.R. (th). A bill to amend the Price-Anderson provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of to extend and improve the procedures for liability and indemnification for nuclear incidents.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Price-Anderson Act The Price-Anderson Act was enacted into law in and has been revised several times. It constitutes Section of the Atomic Energy Act The latest revision was enacted through the “Energy Policy Act of ,” and extended it through Decem The main purpose of the Price-Anderson Act is to ensureFile Size: KB.

§ Interpretation of Price-Anderson Act, section of the Atomic Energy Act of (a) It is my opinion that an indemnity agreement entered into by the Atomic Energy Commission under the authority of the Atomic Energy Act of (42 U.S.C.et seq.), hereafter cited as "the Act," as amended by Pub.

(the "Price-Anderson Act") 42 U.S.C. indemnifies persons. Price-Anderson Act: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources (Public Administration Series: Bibliography) [Hoffsis, Wallis D., Birchfield, Martha J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Price-Anderson Act: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources (Public Administration Series: Bibliography)Author: Wallis The Price-Anderson Act book. Hoffsis, Martha J. Birchfield. The Attorney General shall pay, from amounts available in the Fund (or, in the case of a payment under section 5, from the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation The Price-Anderson Act book, pursuant to section (d) of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of [42 U.S.C.

u(d)]), claims filed under this Act which the. The Price-Anderson Act (PAA) provides a system of indemnification for legal liability resulting from a nuclear incident in connection with contractual activity for DOE. Price-Anderson Act Task Force DOE formed a task force to review the need for continuation or modification of the Price-Anderson Act, section of the Atomic Energy Act ofas amended (AEA), and to prepare a report for.

The Price-Anderson Act grants the nuclear industry no-fault insurance for incidents, and potentially caps damages that may be rewarded as a result of lawsuits.

The Act currently covers all non-military nuclear facilities constructed in the United States before Some environmental groups, consumer groups, taxpayer watchdogs and one federal.

Price-Anderson Act () The Price-Anderson Act, passed inlimits the liability of civilian producers of nuclear power in the case of a catastrophic nuclear accident.

In the case of such an accident, damages would be recovered from two sources: private insurance covering each plant and a common fund created by contributions from each nuclear power plant. The article's authors pointed out that the Price-Anderson Act of limits the legal liability of the nuclear industry at $ billion, meaning that in the event of a catastrophe, any costs upward of that (from a potential $2 trillion in damages) would be covered by U.S.

The government also enacted the Price-Anderson Act ofrequiring nuclear power operators to carry the maximum insurance offered by private insurance companies but also limiting their liability--a stipulation demanded by the utility companies before they would invest in building nuclear power plants.

What is the Price Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA). Inthe Atomic Energy Act was amended to include the Price Anderson Amendment Act (PAAA), which is a no-fault insurance (indemnification) system designed to indemnify DOE contractors and subcontractors under contracts that include a risk of public liability for nuclear safety (i.e.

quality assurance, radiation protection) or worker. Price-Anderson History (cont’d) Inthe Bob Stump Act was enacted, which required DOE to develop and enforce occupational safety and health requirements for its contractors as well.

10 CFR became a final rule in February and enforcement will begin in File Size: 2MB. The U.S. Congress enacted the Price-Anderson Act inand has extended it several times.

The latest extension occurred inand expired in August, The U.S. House of Representatives passed a reauthorization act in November,but--to date--the Senate has not acted.

The reauthorization would extend the Act to August, The purpose of this study is to evaluate the operation of the Price-Anderson Act in the light of the last 10 years' experience and the changes that have occurred during that period both in the law and regulations and in the nuclear and insurance industries, and to provide an independent analysis of various proposals to extend or amend the Act prior to its expiration.

Repealing the Price-Anderson Act for new reactors would be consistent with the original intent of the law, which was limited to 10 years’ duration in the belief that, as a Senate report notes, “the problem of reactor safety will be to a greater extent solved, and the insurance people will have had an experience on which to base a sound.

Caption title: An Act to Amend the Price-Anderson Provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of to Extend and Improve the Procedures for Liability and Indemnification for Nuclear Incidents.

Shipping list. @article{osti_, title = {Financial protection against nuclear hazards: thirty years' experience under the Price-Anderson Act}, author = {Rockett, L.R. and Hayn, I.}, abstractNote = {The purpose of this study is to evaluate the operation of the Price-Anderson Act in the light of the last 10 years' experience and the changes that have occurred during that period both in the law and.

H.R. 51 (99 th): A bill to amend the Price-Anderson Act, Section of the Atomic Energy Act ofas amended. Call or Write Congress React to this bill with an emoji. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Nuclear Insurers.; Mutual Atomic Energy Liability Underwriters.

OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: The Price-Anderson law: six reports on Price-Anderson Issues. In response to the Notice of Inquiry that was published in the Federal Register on Decemthe State of Nevada offers the following general comments. The Price-Anderson Act must be continued.

Given the state of decline that currently characterizes the commercial nuclear power industry, one of the original purposes of the Price-Anderson Act (PA), encouragement of the growth of the. The full subsidy value of the Price Anderson Act from its inception through today thus likely exceeds a hundred billion dollars.

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) (“Congress passed the Price–Anderson Amendments Act of creating an exclusive federal .