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31. Statement of Edison Electric Institute --

32. Speech by the president, Atomic Industrial Forum..

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33. Letter from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.

34. Speech by Commissioner Doub..

35. Speech by Chairman Schlesinger.

36. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy correspondence and press release..

37. Statement by Representative Melvin Price...

38. Correspondence concerning hearings on the impact of the Calvert Cliffs

decision by the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

to Senate Resolution 45.

39. Statements at November 3 hearing before the Senate Committee

on Interior and Insular Affairs

40. Excerpt from testimony by Chairman Schlesinger before the Public

Works Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee.-

41. Excerpt from Congressional Record of November 2, 1971 on an

amendment to S. 2770..

42. Speech by Robert Lowenstein.

43. Speech by Commissioner Doub...

44. Speech by William F. Kennedy--

45. Announcement on AEC organizational changes.

.46. Licensing actions taken by AEC under revised regulations:

(a) Quad Cities.

(b) Indian Point.

(0) Palisades.

(d) Trojan.

(e) Point Beach...

(f) Brunswick...

47. Additional comments on Appendix D to Part 58..

48. Letter: Chairman AEG to Chairman FPC.

49. "Quad Cities" Decision..

50. Corps of Engineers "Permit" Decision.---

51. AEC's proposed regulations Consideration of accidents in imple-

mentation of NEPA-----

52. AEC proposed cost-benefit guidelines.-

53. AEC amendment to Appendix D to Part 50..

54. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Decision.

55. Judicial decision in FPC/PASNY matter

56. Correspondence on Impact of Quad Cities -.

Letter January 13, 1972: Bauser/Schlesinger.

Letter January 28, 1972: Schlesinger/Bauser--

Enclosure 1. Responses to questions included in January 13

letter.

Enclosure 2. Table Evaluation of the schedule for opera-

tion of nuclear plants estimated to be completed in calen-

dar year 1972_.

Letter January 28, 1972: Schlesinger/Jackson (Senator Henry

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Enclosure: Responses to questions from Senator Jackson.-

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PUBLIC LAW 91-190, 91ST CONGRESS, S. 1075, JANUARY 1, 1970

AN ACT To establish a national policy for the environment, to provide for the

establishment of a Council on Environmental Quality, and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "National Environmental Policy Act of 1969."

PURPOSE

SEC. 2. The purposes of this Act are: To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to promote efforts which will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere and stimulate the health and welfare of man; to enrich the understand of the ecological systems and natural resources important to the Nation; and to establish a Council on Environmental Quality,

TITLE I

DECLARATION OF NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

SEC. 101. (a) The Congress, recognizing the profound impact of man's activity on the interrelations of all components of the natural environment, particularly the profound influences of population growth, high-density urbanization, industrial expansion, resource exploitation, and new and expanding technological advances and recognizing further the critical importance of restoring and maintaining environmental quality to the overall welfare and development of man, declares that it is the continuing policy of the Federal Government, in cooperation with State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practicable means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare, to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony, and fulfill the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.

(b) In order to carry out the policy set forth in this Act, it is the continuing responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practicable means, consistent with other essential considerations of national policy, to improve and coordinate Federal plans, functions, programs, and resources to the end that the Nation may

(1) fulfill the responsibilities of each generation as trustee of the environment for succeeding generations;

(2) assure for all Americans safe, healthful, productive, and esthetically and culturally pleasing surroundings;

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