CHAPTER 500

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A 200 B.E.V. ATOMIC ACCELERATOR PRIME NUCLEAR FACILITY ON THE EAST COAST.

WHEREAS, the establishment of a 200 B.E.V. Atomic Accelerator prime nuclear facility on the east coast within the confines of the greatest concentration of the scientific community is of paramount importance; and

WHEREAS, there are six sites so considered by the Atomic Energy Commission and the distinguished Congressional Commission headed by Congressman Emanuel Celler; and

WHEREAS, the great state of New York has offered to the Atomic Energy Commission at no cost the lands adjacent to an already established national facility at an extremely minimal utility cost; and

WHEREAS, the benefits derived by the ten northeastern states will be maximal and the savings to the taxpayers of the country will be approximately fifty-nine million dollars; and

WHEREAS, the University of Delaware and the State College, industry, and the people of the State of Delaware will derive many benefits because of the proximity of this facility;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that we support and encourage the location of this facility in Brookhaven, Long Island; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be directed to Senator John J. Williams, Senator J. Caleb Boggs, Congressman Harris B. McDowell, Jr., the President of the United States, and the Atomic Energy Commission; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of this resolution be made a part of the Journal of the proceedings of the House of Representatives of the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 16, 1966.