Quote from The Capitol Record: “Sen. Tim Sheldon (D-Potlatch) supported SB 5991 and said Washington is missing out on money the federal government has been investing in nuclear power in other states.” Senate Bill 5991 passed, 34-15.
I do not approve. Nobody can convince me that nuclear anything is safe. We can’t even handle the Fukushima disaster, which is contaminating the world right now. Nor can we handle the Hanford disaster in this state. When scientists figure out how to stop this continuing disaster and decontaminate the world, then come back and ask the question “Should we build more of these?”
Any politician who approves even a new “study” is not paying attention to what is happening in the present or is being bought off by big bucks. I recommend that everyone who disagrees with more nuclear (anything), that they write a letter to this editor, and write your congressman about your thoughts, now, as this is front and center in your Legislature.