Letter to Representative Obey

Excerpt from the letter: Dear Chairman Obey, The members of the Nuclear Waste Strategy Coalition (NWSC) strongly urge you to keep the nuclear waste disposal program (Program) funded to maintain the license application progress during the technical and scientific review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NWSC was formed in 1993 out of frustration […]

Letter to Secretary Chu

Excerpt from the letter: Dear Mr. Secretary, We commend you for moving forward to appoint a Blue Ribbon Panel Commission (Commission)  to evaluate alternatives for the management and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste currently stranded in 39 state at commercial, decommissioned and Department of Energy (DOE) site.  Read the full letter […]

Significant Adverse Consequences to the Nation

Given that deep geologic disposal at Yucca Mountain is the current law of the land, the severe under-funding of the nuclear waste disposal program in the Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget is unconscionable. The nation’s ratepayers are paying more than $750 million per year into the Nuclear Waste Fund (NWF) to safely dispose of […]