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Secret for 2 months – NRC’s decision to revive Yucca Mountain high-level radioactive waste dump licensing

Beyond Nuclear 8th Aug 2017, Even though the three currently serving U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(NRC) Commissioners voted by June 9th in favor of reviving the
long-suspended Yucca Mountain high-level radioactive waste dump licensing
proceeding, they didn’t bother to tell the public till two months later!

On August 8th, the vote count documents were at long last revealed. By a 2-1
vote, the NRC Commissioners voted to fund the beginning of the resumption
of Yucca Mountain licensing proceeding. NRC Chairman Kristine Svinicki, and
NRC Commissioner Stephen Burns, voted in favor of resuming the proceeding;
NRC Commissioner Jeff Baran voted against resuming the proceeding.
http://www.beyondnuclear.org/yucca-mountain/2017/8/8/nrc-planning-for-resumption-of-yucca-mountain-licensing-proc.html

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August 12, 2017 - Posted by | USA, wastes

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