Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Tribes Take Uranium Pollution Grievances to Nuke Regulators (1)

April 22, 2022, 4:40 PMUpdated: April 22, 2022, 7:31 PM

Federal nuclear regulators will likely face an outpouring of frustration from environmental justice communities living with the toxic legacy of uranium mining pollution and waste, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said Friday ahead of a public forum in New Mexico.

“There’s going to be some pretty tough speech tonight,” Nez said in an interview. “Our citizens need to get this out of their system—the frustration—to those that can listen and hear and make a difference. Because they’ve been living with all these emotions for decades.”

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s three members are scheduled to meet with members of the Navajo ...