Georgia and South Carolina Community Leaders Hold Press Conference to Discuss Decision to Halt Work on Yucca Mountain Permanent Nuclear Waste Repository
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 – National Press Club, Washington, DC
Available via webcast at www.visualwebcaster.com/Finish-Yucca-Mountain | <http://www.visualwebcaster.com/Finish-Yucca-Mountain>.
“The Federal Government’s decision to halt work on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository represents a betrayal of trust by the Department of Energy (DOE) with communities where high-level defense waste and commercial spent fuel are currently stored.
That is the message being delivered to the Department of Energy by more than 40 community leaders from five counties around DOE’s Savannah River Site near Aiken, SC, at a Washington, DC press conference on April 28. These elected officials and business leaders represent counties in both Georgia and South Carolina. Continue reading