Bernie Sanders Strongly Supported Burying Vermont Nuclear Waste in Texas Despite Opposition; Poor Communities Beware (Includes Transcript)

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Please read this post carefully. If you find this behavior reprehensible, we urge Bernie supporters to find another candidate before it is too late, and for everyone to spread the word.

Bernie Sanders knows that nuclear is dangerous, yet he had no qualms about sending Vermont’s nuclear waste cross country to be buried in Texas. Rather he said: “I rise in strong support of H.R. 629. Mr. Chairman, the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act and its 1985 amendments make commercial low-level radioactive waste disposal a State and not a Federal responsibility“. Sanders then goes on to make false claims that Texas is geologically appropriate for burial, and that Vermont is not. When it helped him get shot of Vermont nuclear waste to Texas, he said it can’t be left on site: “Leaving the radioactive waste at the site where it was produced, despite the fact that that…

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One thought on “Bernie Sanders Strongly Supported Burying Vermont Nuclear Waste in Texas Despite Opposition; Poor Communities Beware (Includes Transcript)

  1. Thanks for the reblog. The salt domes of the deep south are still on the NRC’s nuclear shit list on the grounds that they were proposed in the 1950s – like no one has learned anything since then. Anyone in poor areas needs to be very, very worried, IMO. Right now it looks more like the waste will be in west Texas and NM, but once it blows up who knows where it will fall. Even though Louisiana and Mississippi will go for Trump in November, they still have a say in the primary.

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