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Alliance Of Texas Environmental, Oil Interests Block Bill That Would Have Given Nuclear Waste Company A Financial Break
Opponents said the legislation wasn’t strong enough to stop highly radioactive materials from coming to Texas and instead amounted to a financial giveaway to a West Texas nuclear waste company.
By Travis Bubenik, Courthouse News Texas Governor Greg Abbott has come out against two rival plans to ship highly radioactive waste from the nation’s nuclear power plants to sites on the Texas-New Mexico border, saying either plan would be unsafe … Continue reading
By Travis Bubenik, Courthouse News Service (CN) — A federal review of a plan to move highly radioactive nuclear waste to rural West Texas from sites across the U.S. has concluded that regulators should approve the plan because it would … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received some 23,000 comments as it decides whether to approve a temporary high-level nuclear waste storage site in Andrews County. The company behind the plan is Interim Storage Partners, a subsidiary of … Continue reading
Earlier this month, the House of Congress passed a bill to move forward on plans for building out the Yucca Mountain facility in Nevada. Some legislators hope this will be the final home for the country’s nuclear waste — a problem … Continue reading
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled to block the merger between Dallas’ Waste Control Specialists and EnergySolutions.
Nuclear Waste — a problem that’s been looming over the country for several decades. Unable to find a permanent geological repository for the toxic stuff produced by nuclear power plants, the federal government began looking for communities that would be … Continue reading
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is in the early stages of an environmental review for Waste Control Specialists’ application to expand its low-level nuclear waste facility in Andrews to include a portion of the nation’s high-level nuclear waste. On Wednesday night, the … Continue reading
Marfa Public Radio and WCAI in Woods Hole, Massachusetts have embarked on a first-of-its-kind host exchange experiment called Radio Hometown: Two Stations, Two Hosts, One Community of Listeners. Your morning host Travis Bubenik has been filling in for Steve Junker at WCAI, while Steve … Continue reading
The West Texas nuclear waste site in Andrews County near the New Mexico border is being sold to an international nuclear waste processing and disposal company based in Utah. But according to Chuck McDonald, a spokesperson for Waste Control Specialists … Continue reading