Very risky decisions are impending on radioactive waste in both the U.S. and Canada. Phone calls to your U.S. Senators are vitally needed to block a bill that would rush irradiated nuclear fuel shipments onto the roads, rails, and waterways. More. And on the Canadian shore of the Great Lakes, several municipalities have sold out the drinking water supply for 40 million people by offering to host a "deep underground dump" for high-level radioactive waste. Expressions of opposition are urgently needed to Canadian decision makers urging them to cancel the risky scheme.
Help block $150 million of taxpayer money for uranium enrichment bailout!
Taxpayers for Common Sense is helping lead the effort to block a last second attempt to bail out the U.S. Enrichment Corporation (USEC) at Piketon, Ohio to the tune of $150 million in taxpayer funding. Please urge your U.S. Representative to vote yes, in favor of the Pearce-Markey Amendement, Amendement No. 195 to the National Defense Authorization Act. More.
Your comments needed on cancer study.
A study released by the National Academy of Sciences recommends a set of methods for assessing the risks of cancer around nuclear facilities licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Comment deadline on their recommendations is May 30. See our website for our brief critique on this report and to provide comments of your own. More.