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 […]

Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition Announces New Chairman

The Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC or Coalition) announces the election of Michigan Public Service Commissioner Greg White as its new chairman. Chairman White succeeds David Boyd, whose term on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission recently expired.  A credentialed expert on nuclear waste policy issues, Chairman White is well-equipped to lead the Coalition. In numerous […]

Yucca Safety Evaluation Complete: Still No Good Reason for Federal Government Delay

The Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) applauds the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff’s release of the final two volumes of its Safety Evaluation Report (SER) regarding the designated permanent repository for disposal of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The issuance of these two volumes not only […]