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ACTION ALERT!! URGENT! – Stop H.R. 3053 – Shimkus Bill to Re-Start Yucca Mt.

URGENT! – Stop H.R. 3053 – Shimkus Bill to Re-Start Yucca Mt., build CIS facilities; House vote expected next week

 A vote is finally expected on the controversial H.R. 3053, the NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT AMENDMENTS OF 2017.  This bill is authored by Rep. John Shimkus (D.16 IL.), and has 7 Illinois co-sponsors at present, mostly those with nuclear plants in their districts or close ties to Exelon.  Action on the bill had been postponed due to the recent massacre in Las Vegas.

This bill would provide funds and plans to restart the demonstrably faulty Yucca Mt. project in Nevada; and would also begin the process Continue reading ACTION ALERT!! URGENT! – Stop H.R. 3053 – Shimkus Bill to Re-Start Yucca Mt.