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 […]

Op-Ed By Commissioner David Wright

Mr. President, Heed Your Own Words: Yucca Mountain’s Viability Should be Based on Science, Not Politics By David Wright, South Carolina Public Service Commissioner & Chairman of the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition If President Obama plans to live up to his promise of “science over politics” in determining policy, he will not discontinue funding for […]

Letter to House and Senate Appropriators

Excerpt from the letter: Dear Chairmen Inouye and Obey and Ranking Members Cochran and Lewis, The members of the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC), are writing to express our concern over the role of the federal government in taking responsibility for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste and to draw your attention to an […]