as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/23/2017 09:22am
A bill for an act
relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new
nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.243,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b, is amended to read:
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(a) The commission may not issue a certificate of need for
the construction of a new nuclear-powered electric generating plant.
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deleted text begin (b)deleted text end Any certificate of need for additional storage of spent nuclear fuel for a facility
seeking a license extension shall address the impacts of continued operations over the period
for which approval is sought.
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