N.Y. Energy Law Section 18-109
Contents of application

An application for a certificate filed pursuant to this article shall contain the following information and materials:


A description of the site and of the facility, including maps, present and proposed development, and geological, seismic, ecological, biological, aesthetic, social, demographic and related data as appropriate;


A statement of the ownership and other financial interests in the facility;


An estimate of the site acquisition costs, if any, and the source of the funds therefor;


An estimate of the facility construction costs, and the source of the funds therefor;


A statement of the need for the facility, including the sources, type, and composition of the nuclear waste proposed to be received for temporary storage at the facility;


An assessment of the safety and adequacy of in-state transportation access to the site for construction, maintenance and operational purposes, including the risks of accident and contamination of persons residing in areas adjacent to such transportation access routes;


A statement of the anticipated operating life of the facility;


An operating plan, including an evaluation of the risks of radioactive and other contamination of the environment;


An estimate of costs of maintaining and operating the facility for each year of the facility’s anticipated operating life, and the source of the necessary funds for each year;


A proposed disposal plan and assured funding mechanism for the nuclear waste proposed to be stored temporarily at the facility, including the costs of such disposal and the source of the funds therefor;


A proposed plan for decontamination and decommissioning of the facility and restoration of the site to unrestricted use, including the costs thereof and the source of the funds therefor; and


A statement of the environmental impact of the proposed action, including short-term and long-term effects; mitigation measures proposed to minimize the environmental impact; and any adverse environmental effects which could not be avoided should the facility be constructed, maintained and operated.

Source: Section 18-109 — Contents of application, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENG/18-109 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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