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Coal ash is toxic. Tell President Obama that protection from coal ash contamination has to be robust, mandatory and nationwide.

PSR Main Points on Blue Ribbon Commission Draft Report

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.

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