42 U.S. Code § 16021 - Project establishment

prev | next
(a) Establishment

The Secretary shall establish a project to be known as the “Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project” (referred to in this part as the “Project”).

(b) ContentThe Project shall consist of the research, development, design, construction, and operation of a prototype plant, including a nuclear reactor that—
is based on research and development activities supported by the Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Initiative under section 16272(c)[1] of this title; and
(2) shall be used—
to generate electricity;
to produce hydrogen; or
both to generate electricity and to produce hydrogen.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
References in Text

Section 16272 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), was amended generally by Pub. L. 116–260, div. Z, title II, § 2003(a), Dec. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 2459 and, as amended, section 16272(c) of this title no longer refers to the Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Initiative.


2018—Pub. L. 115–248 substituted “section 16272(c)” for “section 16272(d)”, which had been an editorial translation of a reference in original text to section 942(d) of Pub. L. 109–58.

The following state regulations pages link to this page.