Even as a low-level radioactive waste dump grows in West Texas, lawmakers are pondering the possibility of making Texas the home to at least some of the nation’s immense stockpile of “high-level” radioactive waste.
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Instead of a public airing, problems with a burgeoning West Texas nuclear dump often get buried.
Citizen challenges to a West Texas radioactive waste dump owned by Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons would be limited under legislation filed by Rep. Drew Darby.
Bureaucrats at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will be nervously watching the stock market for the next five years. That’s because the agency, […]
It didn’t take long – 11 days to be exact – after Gov. Rick Perry was safely re-elected for the Texas Compact Commission to […]
In a perfect illustration of its priorities, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has agreed to let Waste Control Specialists keep radioactive waste that […]
You’d think after six years of intensive study, Waste Control Specialists would have some idea whether or not their radioactive waste dump near Andrews […]
In 2007, geologists for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality told their bosses that a proposal for a radioactive waste dump in West Texas […]
Glenn Shankle signed on as a lobbyist for Waste Control Specialists, the company recently licensed by TCEQ to build a massive radioactive waste dump in West Texas.