Statement of Senator Jim Jeffords, I –Vt.
Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
On the National Academy of Science Report on the
Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage
“This report underscores the need to enact comprehensive nuclear security legislation as soon as possible. As ranking member on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, I will continue to push to improve the security at nuclear power plants across our nation. In addition, I will continue active oversight over the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure that it fulfills its responsibilities to protect our citizens.” View the press release from the NAS at: