NBC Bay Area

Environmentalists Fault Sending ‘Very Low Level’ Nuclear Waste to Landfills

by NBC Bay Area | May 19, 2020
“The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a rule “reinterpretation” that would allow commercial landfills to start taking in low level radioactive waste, in lieu of the four currently licensed disposal facilities nationwide. Critics, like Jeff Ruch, West Coast head ...

Ousted Western EPA Chief Speaks Out

by NBC Bay Area | February 12, 2020
“The ousted head of the Western region office of the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday he believes he fell victim to his popularity with Democrats, like Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who had praised him for his work on the cleanup of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San ...