2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 134 - Energy Policy
Subchapter XII - Miscellaneous
Part B - Other Miscellaneous Provisions
Sec. 13557 - Sense of Congress on risk assessments

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 13557 (2016)
Section Name §13557. Sense of Congress on risk assessments
Section Text

It is the sense of Congress that Federal agencies conducting assessments of risks to human health and the environment from energy technology, production, transport, transmission, distribution, storage, use, or conservation activities shall use sound and objective scientific practices in assessing such risks, shall consider the best available science (including peer reviewed studies), and shall include a description of the weight of the scientific evidence concerning such risks.

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(Pub. L. 102–486, title XXX, §3022, as added Pub. L. 109–58, title XIV, §1401, Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 1061.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 134 - ENERGY POLICY
SUBCHAPTER XII - MISCELLANEOUS
Part B - Other Miscellaneous Provisions
Sec. 13557 - Sense of Congress on risk assessments
Contains section 13557
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 119 Stat. 1061
Public Law References Public Law 102-486, Public Law 109-58
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