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Lawmaker resurrects radioactive waste bill via My San Antonio

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Republican lawmaker resurrected a radioactive waste bill on Tuesday that once signed into law would allow a West Texas storage site to accept more hazardous materials from out of state. The measure allows the Waste … Continue reading

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Bad Radioactive Waste Bill Increases Threats to Texas While Rewarding a Major Perry Donor via The Gilmer Mirror

A bill that would increase the concentration of radioactive waste to be dumped in Texas is set to be heard on the House floor on Monday, May 20th. Waste Control Specialists (WCS) would benefit even more from having hotter radioactive … Continue reading

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Republican Donor Simmons Seeks Rule to Fill Texas Dump via Bloomberg

Harold Simmons built a West Texas dump for radioactive waste that is bigger than 1,000 football fields and he can’t fill it. To turn it into a profitable enterprise, the Texas billionaire hired lobbyists to urge the Obama administration to … Continue reading

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