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 […]

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 […]

NWSC Member Eric Howes’ Senate Testimony on Behalf of the Yankee Cos. Regarding BRC recommendations

Click here to view testimony as PDF, or read full text from testimony below.  Statement for the Record Mr. Eric Howes Director of Government & Public Affairs, Maine Yankee Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works June 7, 2012  Good Morning Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Barrasso, and Members of the Subcommittee. I am […]