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Standing Up for Safety on Nuclear Energy

Expert BlogUnited StatesCaroline Reiser, Geoffrey H. Fettus
NRDC’s nuclear program this year stayed focused on the key mission of ensuring safeguards on the industry—from cradle to grave.

A Step Toward Breaking the Logjam on Nuclear Waste

Expert BlogUnited StatesGeoffrey H. Fettus

Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Mike Levin have introduced legislation that would establish a task force and help set new approaches for handling nuclear waste.

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…

NRC Moves to Entrench Dreadful Uranium Mining Standards

Expert BlogUnited StatesGeoffrey H. Fettus
Whether we vote by mail, early, or in-person on Election Day, Nevadans have a lot to consider this fall. It’s critical that we not overlook the final item on our ballots: Question 6. While this clean energy ballot measure passed…

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