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At present, all commercial nuclear waste becomes the property of the U.
Future generations of South Carolinians and Georgians will not be well served by having the Savannah River Site become an interim storage site for commercial nuclear waste, and for what will be an undetermined length of time," the position paper says.
It also enables the federal government to address its commitment to managing commercial nuclear waste, limiting the cost liability the government bears for its failure to dispose of the spent fuel.
It also enables the federal government to address its commitment to managing commercial nuclear waste, "limiting the costly liability the government bears for its failure to dispose of commercial spent fuel," the statement says.
The commission said doing that could require additional modifications to the 1995 pact, which currently bans shipments of commercial nuclear waste to Idaho.
Debbie Parker, representing Conservation Voters of South Carolina, said the environmentalists could not support negotiations that would imply consent for SRS to serve as "an interim site for consolidation of commercial nuclear waste storage or for reprocessing.
But the Snake River Alliance said an agreement that allows the shipment of small quantities of commercial nuclear waste to the Idaho National Laboratory undermines the spirit and intent of the 1995 pact.
We believe that every country should have the capability of processing its own nuclear waste in order to avoid concentrating air releases in a few specific locations in the world, including Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a city already affected by several Department of Energy facilities and other commercial nuclear waste processing firms.
Spratt's state houses a sizeable portion of the nation's defense and commercial nuclear waste that was supposed to go to Yucca.
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