Letter to the Editor: Why Should NM Store Nation’s Nuclear Waste

April 3, 2020 – Laura Watchempino / Multicultural Alliance for A Safe Environment, Pueblo of Acoma, Albuquerque Journal

If the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s conclusion that it’s safe to move spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power plants across the country to a proposed storage facility in Lea County sounds vanilla-coated, it’s because the draft environmental impact statement for a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility submitted by Holtec International did not address how the casks containing the spent fuel would be transported to New Mexico.

Read more