We Need Nuclear Waste Solution (Our Opinion)

York Daily Record editorial Updated:   07/27/2015 03:57:09 PM Take our nuclear waste — please! That twist on an old Henny Youngman joke is aimed at Chuck McDonald, spokesman for Waste Control Specialists in Texas. In a recent York Sunday News story about spent fuel rods piling up at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant, Mr.…

Allow Private Facilities To Store Used Nuclear Fuel

Houston Chronicle By Bernard L. Weinstein July 9, 2015   OPINION Since 1982, electric utilities (which is to say, ratepayers) have paid sizable sums into a Nuclear Waste Fund, an account administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, to cover the costs of permanent disposal of used nuclear fuel. Even after spending $10 billion at…