Decommissioning panel rejects 2015 stand on consolidated waste storage – Brattleboro Reformer

It seems the 2015 panel is a different mind than the 2020 panel for storing nuclear waste.

"The Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel distanced itself from a 2015 letter which endorsed the controversial proposal of creating an interim high-level nuclear waste storage facility, currently proposed for west Texas or New Mexico. On a 8-1 vote, with four abstentions, the panel said it “holds no position” on the consolidated interim waste storage proposal, a reversal of the 2015 letter. And in a companion 12-1 vote, the panel agreed to set up a subcommittee to study and investigate the issue of federal waste storage."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-09 15:35:28 -0500