U.S. Senate Committee Passes Provision Regarding Nuclear Waste Storage in Michigan

By WLEN News Staff

Lansing, MI – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, from Michigan, announced that the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed her provision requiring the Biden Administration to work with Canada on an alternative location to permanently store nuclear waste.

For years, Stabenow has opposed Canada’s plan to permanently store high-level nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin.

Stabenow’s provision, which passed as part of the Advance Act of 2023, requires the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to provide an update to Congress on engagement between the Commission and the Government of Canada regarding nuclear waste storage in the Great Lakes Basin.

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