Nuclear Waste

New England News
8:30 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Texas Low-Level Waste Site Used By Vermont Could Grow

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

The Texas facility where the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant ships its low-level radioactive waste may be poised to grow.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

States Tell NRC Better Nuclear Waste Rules Needed

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Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut are petitioning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a more thorough review of issues connected with storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste at plant sites.

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New York News
12:40 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Groups Join VT and NY In Asking NRC to Do More Intensive Review of Nuclear Waste Storage

Twenty-four anti-nuclear and environmental groups have joined with the states of Vermont and New York in calling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to do a more thorough study of the impacts of storing spent nuclear fuel on the grounds of nuclear power plants.

The groups say the NRC is rushing an environmental review of the risks of  nuclear waste storage at reactor sites across the country. The groups include the New England Coalition, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and Riverkeeper.

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