Good News… this has been extended to November 19, 2018 so you still have time to comment on this very important issue!
Please remember to comment by Friday night, 11:59 pm EDT; 10:59 pm CDT, 9:59 pm MDT. You can comment directly, anonymously if you prefer, here: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=NRC-2016-0231
And, or, comment here: https://actionnetwork.org/letters/letter-opposing-wcs-radioactive-waste-dump-comment-to-the-nrc/
From the Sierra Club:
“Last Week To Speak Up Against Radioactive Waste Coming To Texas
October 15, 2018
By Michaela Urban, Communications Intern
About a week ago, I wrote about a proposal to bring 40,000 tons of radioactive waste from around the country to Andrews County, Texas. https://www.sierraclub.org/texas/blog/2018/09/dont-let-texas-become-country-s-dumping-ground-for-toxic-high-level-nuclear-waste The waste would stay in Texas presumably until a “long-term” repository site becomes available. Unfortunately, if history is any guide, that’s many, many decades away.
If approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), this waste will travel through major Texas cities like Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio, placing the numerous hospitals, schools, and businesses located next to Texas railroads in harm’s way.
With the comment deadline this Friday…
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