Sunday, September 9, 2007

Bush Administration Ignores Safety

Bush Administration Ignores Safety, Presses Ahead With Dangerous NAFTA Trucks Pilot Program.

Statement of Joan Claybrook, President, Public Citizen

The Bush administration continues to ignore the safety of the American public with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) trucks pilot program that it announced late last night would begin immediately.

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Public Interest Groups Appear in Federal Appeals Court to Challenge License for Proposed New Mexico Uranium Enrichment Plant

Louisiana Energy Services' Project Would Violate Law and NRC Safety Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Public Citizen today appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to challenge the legality of the license for Louisiana Energy Services' (LES) proposed uranium enrichment plant near Eunice, N.M. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted the license in June 2006, despite not having decided on the classification of the depleted uranium waste the facility will create.

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