I urge Texas' County Judges and state legislators to ask the Texas Department of State Health Services to act as directed by federal law and designate routes for low-level radioactive waste in Texas, and to hold hearings where citizens can comment on routes and safety concerns.
The transport and storage of radioactive waste is one of the best kept secrets endangering human and all other life forms. Expecting that the liners incorporated to prevent nuclear waste leaking into the groundwater will withstand use in time is like expecting the Titanic will not sink.
Radioactive waste is a public health hazard of major proportions.
As a resident of Eunice NM on the border to Texas and living just a few 5 miles form the WCS dump and Urenco Enrichment Plant, I have always voiced my concerns about these facilities and all the liberties that they are taking by bringing in the WIPP waste as well as the other wastes from 36 states outside the Compact. It is unbelievable that this continues to be the way Texas and New Mexico will be run. What values? Human and animal life seem to be considered secondary. Safety on the roads around this have become crowded due to oilfield traffic and nuclear related transports, it is a dangerous place to live in Eunice and this area and I wouldn't want this for anyone. I strongly urge Texas to reconsider this strategy.
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