Significant Adverse Consequences to the Nation

Given that deep geologic disposal at Yucca Mountain is the current law of the land, the severe under-funding of the nuclear waste disposal program in the Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget is unconscionable. The nation’s ratepayers are paying more than $750 million per year into the Nuclear Waste Fund (NWF) to safely dispose of […]

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Letter to Moussa on the National Transportation Plan

Excerpt from the letter: Dear Mr. Moussa, The members of the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) thank the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), the opportunity to provide comments on the above referenced Plan regarding the DOE’s current strategy and planning for developing and implementing a national transportation system that […]

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Lack of Yucca Mountain Funding – FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations

“Congress continues to cut funding for the nation’s congressionally-selected and adopted geologic repository for commercial spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive defense waste – one they contracted with utility companies who operate nuclear reactors to build – while they still have more than $20 billion, including interest, of electricity ratepayer monies remaining in the Nuclear […]

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