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Response to Arazi (Reply #24)

Fri Feb 19, 2016, 05:48 PM

38. Yep his position was "not in my backyard" shipped his (Vt) waste near a Tx town of Hispanics.

What a great guy. And his wife was on the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. So in addition a bit of conflict of interest.

POWERS & POLICY
The Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission and its members have the powers and duties prescribed by the compact and the members of the commission are responsible for administering the provisions of the compact. Texas and Vermont are party states of the Compact.

The party states recognize a responsibility for each state to seek to manage low-level radioactive waste generated within its boundaries, pursuant to the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, as amended by the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985 (42 U.S.C. Sections 2021b-2021j). They also recognize that the United States Congress, by enacting the Act, has authorized and encouraged states to enter into compacts for the efficient management and disposal of low-level radioactive waste. It is the policy of the party states to cooperate in the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of their citizens and the environment and to provide for and encourage the economical management and disposal of low-level radioactive waste. It is the purpose of this compact to provide the framework for such a cooperative effort; to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and the environment of the party states; to limit the number of facilities needed to effectively, efficiently, and economically manage low-level radioactive waste and to encourage the reduction of the generation thereof; and to distribute the costs, benefits, and obligations among the party states; all in accordance with the terms of the compact.

COMMISSIONERS
Brandon T. Hurley, Chair, TX, term expiring August 31, 2019

Peter Bradford, VT

The Honorable Richard H. Dolgener, TX, term expiring August 31, 2015

Linda Morris, LMP TX, term expiring August 31, 2015

John M. Salsman, CHP Vice-Chair, TX, term expiring August 31, 2017

Richard H. Saudek, VT

Clint J. Weber, TX, term expiring September 1, 2019

Robert (Bob) C. Wilson, TX, term expiring August 31, 2017

Alternate Commissioner

Jane O’Meara Sanders, Ph.D. , VT

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