Nuclear Waste Disposal Siting

To provide for the development of repositories for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel; to establish a program of research, development, and demonstration regarding the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel; and for other purposes.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Review of key site characterization documents; State of Nevada information office developing technical capability to review DOE actions as part of consultation and cooperation process; socioeconomic environmental, hydrogeological, geological, and transportation assessments.


Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Office - Tanya N.

Montgomery, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, Office of External Affairs, Las Vegas, NV 89134.

Telephone: (702) 794-5449.