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Growing public resistance to Holtec’s plan for a centralised nuclear waste dump in New Mexico USA

Opponents dominate NRC Holtec/ELEA CISF scoping meetings in northern NM!     Beyond Nuclear 24 May 18          
The growing resistance against Holtec International/Eddy-Lea [Counties] Energy Alliance’s proposed centralized interim storage facility (CISF) for 173,600 metric tons of highly radioactive irradiated nuclear fuel, targeted at southeastern New Mexico, showed its strength in Gallup and Albuquerque (ABQ), on May 21st and 22nd. In Gallup, opponents outnumbered supporters by a count of 36 to 1; in ABQ, it was 63 to 6. Thus far, after a half-dozen public comment meetings, opponents have outnumbered supporters, 233 to 53, a nearly five-to-one ratio! In addition, at the ABQ City Council meeting on May 21st, a Memorial was passed, expressing opposition to the shipment of highly radioactive waste through NM’s largest city.

May 25, 2018 - Posted by | General News

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