Public Comments Due Monday, June 10, 2013 – Say NO to High-Level Waste at WIPP
Comments are due to the New Mexico Environment Department tomorrow, Monday, June 10, 2013 about the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposal to bring high-level nuclear waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The waste would come from DOE sites at Hanford, Washington; Savannah River, South Caroline; and the Idaho National Laboratory. A sample comment letter is below for you to use. Please include your name and address and other contact information and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Kliphuis is a Program Manager at the New Mexico Environment Department, which regulates hazardous waste at WIPP.
Sample public comment letter – No to HLW at WIPP 6-9-13
For more information, please see recent CCNS News Updates.
“DOE Wants to Eliminate High-Level Waste Prohibition in the WIPP Permit” – mp3 031513
“DOE Says It Can Bring Hanford High-Level Waste to WIPP” – mp3 030813