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Senator Dean Heller
2013-07-31 15:31:42
Heller: "I don’t trust the IRS or the NSA, and I certainly don’t trust the federal government to manage nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain" (Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about his strong opposition to Yucca Mountain and his concerns regarding the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) proposal to ship nuclear waste to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Heller requested that the DOE work in a transparent way when it comes to nuclear waste storage in Nevada. Yucca 7 30 13 CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CLIP Excerpts from the speech below: “…While I am concerned that the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013 does not do the right thing and take Yucca Mountain off the table, I am pleased that we are discussing legislation that recognizes the need for a realistic solution. “As you know, Nevada is home to the proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. I have long had serious concerns about the safety of Yucca Mountain and the suitability of Southern Nevada as the final resting place of our spent nuclear material. “Many people here know I don’t trust the IRS, I don’t trust the NSA, and I certainly don’t trust the federal government to appropriately manage a repository at this site. I hope that my position is clear. “As you know, DOE and the State of Nevada have been in discussions regarding the shipment of nuclear waste from Oak Ridge, Tennessee to the Nevada National Security Site. “I remain concerned about any plan to bring nuclear waste to Nevada, and continue to be concerned about the reclassification of waste for DOE’s convenience. “If DOE wants to have a partner in Nevada on activities at the NNSS, we need DOE to act like a partner…” *To see the full exchange, please visit the Energy and Natural Resources Committee website at www.energy.senate.gov. Follow Senator Heller on Facebook On Twitter @SenDeanHeller And on YouTube *If you are no longer interested in receiving updates, please do not respond to this email, as it is an unattended e-mail address. Please click the link below if you would like to be removed from future e-mails.
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Heller: "I don’t trust the IRS or the NSA, and I certainly don’t trust the federal government to manage nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain"

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about his strong opposition to Yucca Mountain and his concerns regarding the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) proposal to ship nuclear waste to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Heller requested that the DOE work in a transparent way when it comes to nuclear waste storage in Nevada.

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Excerpts from the speech below:

“…While I am concerned that the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013 does not do the right thing and take Yucca Mountain off the table, I am pleased that we are discussing legislation that recognizes the need for a realistic solution.

“As you know, Nevada is home to the proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. I have long had serious concerns about the safety of Yucca Mountain and the suitability of Southern Nevada as the final resting place of our spent nuclear material. 

“Many people here know I don’t trust the IRS, I don’t trust the NSA, and I certainly don’t trust the federal government to appropriately manage a repository at this site. I hope that my position is clear.

 “As you know, DOE and the State of Nevada have been in discussions regarding the shipment of nuclear waste from Oak Ridge, Tennessee to the Nevada National Security Site.

 “I remain concerned about any plan to bring nuclear waste to Nevada, and continue to be concerned about the reclassification of waste for DOE’s convenience.

“If DOE wants to have a partner in Nevada on activities at the NNSS, we need DOE to act like a partner…”  

*To see the full exchange, please visit the Energy and Natural Resources Committee website at www.energy.senate.gov.

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