Bush Admin. Secret Nuclear Waste Contracts

Bush Contract Signed Two Days After Obama Was Sworn In


In its final days, and with no fanfare, the Bush Administration signed 21 contracts with nuclear power companies promising to store high level radioactive waste from plants that had not yet been built, even though no federal repository for such waste exists, according to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER). At least one of the contracts is dated January 22, 2009 — two days after President Barack Obama had been sworn into office.

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