NWSC Comments Regarding S.1240

Dear Chairman Wyden, Ranking Member Murkowski, and Senate ENR Committee Members:  The Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC)* appreciates your continued commitment to advance the nuclear waste policy debate with introduction of S.1240, the “Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013.” We offer the following comments for the record.  Upon reviewing the specific changes from the prior […]

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Memo to Congressional Offices on March 5, 2013

The federal government should act now to meet its obligation to promptly remove used nuclear fuel from existing and decommissioned reactor sites in our states.  Electric consumers have paid approximately $35 billion (including interest) and contribute approximately $750 million annually into the Nuclear Waste Fund.  Consumers have met their obligation, but the federal government has […]

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Opportunity for Congressional and NRC Leadership

The Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) issued the following statement after the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today issued a ruling in the lawsuit by states, local governments, state utility regulators, and others calling for the Court to order the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to resume its licensing process for the Yucca […]

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