Environmental Group, 42,000+ People Tell Senate: “Stop Mobile Chernobyl – No Fukushima Freeways!”

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WASHINGTON – October 30 – Today, a national environmental group and more than 42,000 individuals delivered a message to the United States Senate, urging the Energy and Natural Resources Committee to cancel plans for legislation that would begin mass transportation of high-level radioactive waste throughout the country. Nuclear Information & Resource Service (NIRS) coordinated the national petition drive over concerns that the proposed bill, S. 1240, neglects the safety of radioactive waste storage in communities hosting nuclear power sites.

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