Monthly Archives: November 2013

US Court to feds: “Cease nuclear waste disposal fee”

Since 1983, federal law has required utilities to pay fees into a fund to finance permanent federal nuclear waste storage. Due to a variety of factors, the fee collection has continued while the federal government has produced no strategy for implementing this law to completion. Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said [...]

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Matagorda Bay…Safe for now?

Environmental advocates and fishermen from along the Texas Gulf Coast met in Bay City Wednesday to discuss the future of Matagorda Bay, a major destination for tourism, recreation and commercial fishing that has suffered greatly in recent years due to a lack of freshwater inflows from the Colorado River. According to an article by Neena [...]

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