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These activists think they have solution to Texas’ nuclear waste problem

June 8, 2021 | Midland Reporter-Telegram Caitlin Randle, crandle@mrt.com Two activists have met with Midland leaders, including representatives from Fasken Oil and Ranch, County Com­missioner Randy Prude and U.S. Rep. August Pfluger, to discuss what they see as… Read More

Modernization: The Mainspring of NNSA FY 2022 Budget Request in the Form of Ballooning SRS Pit Costs

By Sophia Stroud The National Nuclear Security Administration’s detailed fiscal year 2022 budget request was (partially) unveiled last week on Friday, May 28, in the evening before a long holiday weekend. The Biden Administration’s total NNSA FY22 budget… Read More

Cost of Savannah River Site Plutonium Bomb Plant Soars to $11 Billion; DOE’s Nuclear Bomb Facility Jolts FY22 Funding

Savannah River Site Watch May 29, 2021 “Though pressure is growing on the unneeded GBSD, DOE and DOD have so far refused to reassess the supposed need for the costly weapons system and the need for new plutonium… Read More

Virtual Advocacy for “Safety, Security, and Savings” at ANA DC Days:

May 26, 2021 Members of the Peace Farm virtually visited Washington, DC this month to participate in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s “DC Days,” an annual event where organizations from across the nation, whose members are directly affected… Read More

Nuclear Waste

Alliance of Texas environmental, oil interests block bill that would have given nuclear waste company a financial break ERIN DOUGLAS, TEXAS TRIBUNE MAY 11, 2021 A bill opposed by both environmental and some oil interests that would have… Read More

NUCLEAR POWER – TEXAS

Geothermal energy can keep the lights on in Texas Dallas Morning News / April 7, 2021 With weather-related failures in natural gas, nuclear, coal, wind and solar generation as temperatures reached record lows, the state’s power generating capacity dropped by almost 70%, creating… Read More

NUCLEAR WASTE – TEXAS/NEW MEXICO

Landgraf nuclear waste bill doesn’t ‘go far enough,’ says PBC State Representative Brooks Landgraf has filed a bill, prohibiting the storage and disposal of high-level waste in Texas. Midland Reporter-Telegram, March 5, 2021 The Permian Basin Coalition released… Read More

A Big Win for Comprehensive Cleanup in New Mexico: State sues DOE over LANL cleanup

The lawsuit notes that Nuclear Watch New Mexico previously filed a lawsuit against the DOE over its non-compliance with the 2016 Consent Order. Jay Coghlan, executive director of Nuclear Watch New Mexico, said in a statement that “What… Read More

West Texas is on track to get even more nuclear waste — thanks to the federal government

A hazardous waste disposal company in Andrews County wants to handle more dangerous levels of nuclear waste. Federal agencies are pondering new rules that could allow more of it to come to Texas. BY ERIN DOUGLAS | The Texas Tribune… Read More

Semis Hauling Millions of Radioactive Loads Across the Country

“…Charles is concerned, not only with the radiation he and other drivers may have been exposed to, but with the fallout from the radioactive rigs that continue to travel our nation’s highways.” By: Duane Pohlman, WKRC Thursday, February… Read More