Message to NWSC Members Outlining Future Activities

Hello NWSC Members! First of all, I hope you had a very Merry Christmas – snow and all! Next, it’s on to what I hope will be a Happy New Year for everyone! As you are aware, this is the last week of 2010, a year in which the NWSC and others stepped up the […]

DOE Misleads Inspector General About Yucca Mountain Shutdown Problems

The Department of Energy’s Inspector General (IG) has issued a report highlighting Department of Energy’s (DOE) failure to conduct an orderly project shutdown of the Yucca Mountain Project. This is precisely the concern expressed by the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) in our March 4, 2010 letter sent to the IG warning about the loss […]

Law Over Policy: The NWSC Lauds the ASLB’s Order Rejecting the DOE’s Motion to Withdraw its License Application with Prejudice

A group of state utility regulators, attorneys general, electric utilities and others, today praised the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) for rejecting the Department of Energy’s (DOE) attempt to withdraw with prejudice its license application from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a national permanent repository at the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada. The […]