Bill Summary for S 819 (2011-2012)

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May 17 2012

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 819 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 17, 2012
EXPRESSING THE OPINION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THERE SHOULD BE A NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY THAT SUPPORTS THE RESPONSIBLE EXPLORATION FOR AND DEVELOPMENT OF DOMESTIC ENERGY RESOURCES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMITTEE ON ENERGY POLICY ISSUES.
Intro. by Rucho, Rabon, Goolsby.

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Sets out whereas clauses related to energy resources and policies. Advocates that the federal 2012-17 leasing plan be amended to include North Carolina’s federally managed waters to accelerate resource exploration and development, and include revenue sharing provisions for those waters. Details several legislative opinions related to nuclear waste policy, and encourages the federal government to establish recommended reforms for nuclear fuel disposal. Endorses (1) statutory oversight to implement an energy policy; (2) access to an impact assessment of the major regulations under consideration under the Clean Air and Clean Water acts; and (3) additional oversight of the EPA.

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