(September 2011) In 2010, after ending the failed Yucca Mountain
project, President Obama convened a commission to make recommendations for
managing US high-level radioactive waste and spent fuel. The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s
Nuclear Future (BRC) has held meetings for the past year and a half, and in
July completed a draft report. They are now having meetings around the
country to discuss their recommendations with the public. The following points are an overview of PSR's position on their conclusions.