By: Ace Hoffman, Carlsbad, CA
U.S. Representative Darrell Issa — my Congressman — wants to screw the American public by forcing them (us) to take all the nuclear waste the nuclear industry has ever produced — with no safe place to put it.
Meanwhile, local residents of the closed San Onofre Nuclear (Waste) Generating Station have renamed the spent fuel there as the “Darrell Issa Nuclear Waste Dump” because of his support for the plant while it was open, and his (failed) attempts to have it reopen after the plant was shut down permanently on January 31, 2012 due to faulty steam generators. And there the waste sits in enormous, thin-walled, so-called “stainless” steel casks. Now, Darrell Issa is playing on the fears of local residents who want the waste moved away from the coast in order to push his proposal. Continue reading