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Goodbye, Yucca. It’s Now Time for Consent for Nuclear Waste.

Expert BlogGeoffrey H. Fettus, Dr. Matthew McKinzie
Yesterday, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, President Biden’s nominee to head the Department of Energy, answered questions about the Department of Energy’s nuclear programs at a hearing with the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee. NRDC stands ready to work…

Fossils and Nukes: The Downsides to Congress’ Latest Actions

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Josh Axelrod, Geoffrey H. Fettus
With the passage of significant energy and climate legislation as part of an end-of-year spending package, Congress cobbled together legislation with both major climate wins (including the phase-down of HFCs) and problematic handouts for the fossil fuel industry and dangerous…