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Follow Up Letters Inviting Administration Officials to Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing on President's Climate Change Policies and ActivitiesSeptember 4, 2013 | Letter
To read a copy of the letter, click here. To achieve a broad sampling, these letters were sent to all grant recipients in states receiving 61 percent of Navigator dollars. Those groups and states are: Arizona
Excerpt: Our country has invested 30 years and $15 billion in determining whether Yucca Mountain would be a safe repository. A critical milestone in the license review process is the NRC's public release of its Safety Evaluation Report (SER) on the proposed Yucca Mountain design.
Excerpt: In a February 28, 2013 hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, you and your fellow commissioners committed to honor the Court’s decision concerning resumption of the license review and to provide monthly reports on the staff’s progress and expenditure of resources.
Excerpt: While we appreciate your quick response to our letter and your providing a witness for the hearing, both the testimony of Mr. Iwry and your July 9 letter failed to address several of the committee’s questions about Treasury’s decision to delay the employer mandate
Excerpt: The delay caused by this freeze and the FCC’s environmental and historic review processes adversely affects the railroads’ ability to deploy PTC and delays implementation of safety systems mandated by Congress. … We urge the FCC to move expeditiously to put a process in place to facilitate the timely deployment of PTC... To read the letter to the FCC, click here.