The Texas Tribune Quotes Adrian Shelley on Nuclear Waste Bill

By Erin Douglas

“A bill opposed by both environmental and some oil interests that would have given a nuclear waste company in West Texas a big break on state fees failed to receive a vote in the Texas House before a key deadline on Monday.

Adrian Shelley, director for Public Citizen, an Austin environmental and consumer advocacy group, said the fee reductions were his primary concern because it would have left the state with less money to clean up the site if an accident ever occurred. ‘The bill, front and back, was pretty concerning,’ he said.”

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