42 U.S. Code § 2296b–5 - Uranium inventory study

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Within 1 year after October 24, 1992, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a study and report that includes—
(1) a comprehensive inventory of all Government owned uranium or uranium equivalents, including natural uranium, depleted tailings, low-enriched uranium, and highly enriched uranium available for conversion to commercial use;
(2) a plan for the conversion of inventories of foreign and domestic highly enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium for commercial use;
(3) an estimation of the potential need of the United States for inventories of highly enriched uranium;
(4) an analysis and summary of technological requirements and costs associated with converting highly enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium, including the construction of facilities if necessary;
(5) an estimation of potential net proceeds from the conversion and sale of highly enriched uranium;
(6) recommendations for implementing a plan to convert highly enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium; and
(7) recommendations for the future use and disposition of such inventories.


(Pub. L. 102–486, title X, § 1016,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2949.)

Section was enacted as part of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, and not as part of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 which comprises this chapter.


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