U.S. House passes nuclear waste transport bill

“On Wednesday, the House of Representatives approved a bill that would require the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide a complete threat assessment the transportation of chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological materials through U.S. land borders and within the United States.

The bill was sponsored by local Congressman Brian Higgins (D-26) and triggered by The U.S. Department of Energy’s plan to transport highly-enriched liquid uranium from Chalk River Ontario to the DOE’s Savannah Energy River site in South Carolina. ”

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