By Kiah Collier/Texas Tribune A controversial radioactive waste dump in far West Texas is one step closer to being able to accept high-level nuclear waste. A controversial radioactive waste dump […]
Vermont consultants are working to gum up efforts to start expanding Harold Simmons’ Andrews County nuke dump. Looks like they’re scared their leaky nuke (with all that remediated water and soil) won’t have enough room.
Denying a request for further study of a radioactive waste repository in the lower Panhandle before opening it for full-fledged dumping, two of three Texas Council for Environmental Quality commissioners […]
State Sierra Club leaders are hoping to scuttle a highly controversial radwaste disposal license granted to Waste Control Specialists back in May with a last-ditch legal grab for a contested […]
In this volatile land of exploding oil & gas recovery, a new truth seeks out a blame. The reality of Peak Oil, trumpeted as the gas station marquees (before the experts even had time to line up over Hubbert’s equation), appears to be settling over us like smothering tenor.
First we attacked biofuels. Then the gas-price spike was prosperity’s child. Rarely do we hear anyone lamenting our own short-sightedness, the fact that for 40 years we collectively lambasted those who dared criticized our gluttonous domestic energy practices.
Now we are forced to reckon.
After four years and at least 14 permit application revisions, Waste Control Specialists today was awarded a contested and highly-controversial license to begin burying radioactive waste in a series of trenches in western Andrews County.
Why is this man filming me?
What about his buddy in the Ranger with the viewfinder glued to his eye?
Several men with digital recorders and hard hats took part in a digitized stand-off Saturday as a group of about 20 uranium-curious amateur photographers toured mining operations outside Kingsville sans invitation.