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 […]

Nuclear Waste Disposal Program Long Term Solutions

Given the energy challenges facing our nation, it is important that the Obama Administration implement policies that provide long-term solutions that move America closer to energy independence. As stated in a White Paper that Energy Secretary Steven Chu co-signed, “… nuclear power must play a significant and growing role in our nation’s – and the […]