Chaffetz Supports The RID Act

Feb 10, 2011
 
Washington, DC—Today Rep. Jason Chaffetz released the following statement in support of the Radioactive Import Deterrence Act (RID), sponsored by Rep. Matheson. Rep. Chaffetz is an original co-sponsor of H.R. 617. 
 
The RID Act would prohibit the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) from issuing a license authorizing the importation of low-level radioactive waste into the United States for permanent storage or disposal.
 
“I am a proud cosponsor.  I do not want Utah to become a dumping ground for the rest of the world.  The majority of Utahns agree.”
 
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