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US bill to ban importing nuclear wastes

House passes bill to ban foreign nuclear waste By Thomas Burr The Salt Lake Tribune : 12/02/2009 Washington » The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday that would ban the importation of foreign radioactive waste into the United States.
The measure, which passed 309-112, would curtail plans by Salt Lake City-based EnergySolutions to bring in 20,000 tons of low-level radioactive waste from Italy to Tennessee for processing and to dispose of 1,600 tons of leftovers in the company’s Tooele County facility.

House passes bill to ban foreign nuclear waste – Salt Lake Tribune

December 3, 2009 - Posted by | 1, politics, USA | , , , , ,

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