* Protect our communities from radioactive waste – Comments due Dec 20!

The final comment period on nuclear waste storage is coming up at midnight this Friday, December 20th. We need everyone to sen a message to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to protect our communities from radioactive waste! Please click below and send a message today! Your grandchildren will thank you!

Sierra Club NRC LogoFor decades, nuclear power reactors all over the country have been able to operate without consideration to what would happen to the highly radioactive waste they produced. This put communities and the environment at risk across the nation.

Now, federal courts are requiring the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to study the environmental and health impacts of storage if the plant cannot find a permanent repository.  Even more importantly, the NRC will have to consider whether better energy alternatives to nuclear power are available.

We need to make sure the NRC adopts rules that will look at each nuclear plant closely – no nuclear plant should get an easy rubber stamp!

Tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to protect our communities and environment from radioactive waste

 

 

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