Michigan Senate’s Natural Resources Committee Considers Nuclear Waste Burial Bill 948

The Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes Committee of the Michigan Senate had Senate Bill 946 on its agenda for Thursday, June 5th. The Bill will "expressly prohibit storage or disposal for certain radioactive waste and establish advisory board on proposed Ontario repository". The Committee also considered three concurrent resolutions which urge the President of the United States, the Secretary of State, and the Congress of the United States, the International Joint Commission on Boundary Waters and the Great Lakes Commission to all take various actions to oppose and/or further study the risks and impacs of OPG’s proposed nuclear waste burial scheme.

The bill was passed unanimously, and will now go to the full Senate for consideration.

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