6 Leading Organizations Urge Congress to Fund Nuclear Waste Priorities in FY 2018

Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, and all U.S. Senators: Dear Speaker Ryan, Minority Leader Pelosi, and all U.S. Representatives: ¬† The undersigned organizations seek your leadership to ensure that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honors its commitments per the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) and contracts with utilities to remove and dispose […]

NARUC, NEI, and NWSC Letter to Congress

Dear Senators Alexander and Feinstein and Representatives Simpson and Kaptur: The National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC), the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) thank the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittees for not including the reinstatement of a fee on utility customers to provide income for the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination […]

Memo to Congressional Offices on April 30, 2015

The federal government should act now to meet its statutory and contractual obligations under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act to promptly remove used nuclear fuel from existing and decommissioned reactor sites in our states. ¬†Electric consumers have paid in excess of $40 billion (including interest) into the Nuclear Waste Fund.¬† Consumers have dutifully met their […]