Nuclear Power 2015 pending legislation — contact your legislators!

Pilgrim Coalition has created this easy reference guide:

 

Massachusetts Legislation

Re: Nuclear Power – 2015

If you are a Massachusetts resident who is not represented by the following legislators, please consider asking your legislator to support one or more of the following bills.

SENATE

Docket #50; FILED ON: 1/12/2015; PRESENTED BY: Daniel A. Wolf
An Act establishing funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power stations.

Docket #46; FILED ON: 1/12/2015; PRESENTED BY: Daniel A. Wolf
An Act establishing a fee on the storage of spent nuclear fuel in pools.

HOUSE

Docket #1158; FILED ON: 1/14/2015; PRESENTED BY: James M. Cantwell
An Act increasing nuclear power plant protections to a twenty mile radius

Docket #1159; FILED ON: 1/14/2015; PRESENTED BY: James M. Cantwell
An Act to amend Section 5K(E) of Chapter 111 (this would authorize MDPH to assess the operators of Pilgrim and Seabrook $400,000)

Docket #1767; FILED ON: 1/15/2015; PRESENTED BY: Sarah K. Peake and Ann-Margaret Ferrante
An Act Increasing Nuclear Power Plant Protections To a Fifty Mile Radius
Sponsors

Docket #1754; FILED ON: 1/15/2015; PRESENTED BY: Sarah K. Peake and Ann-Margaret Ferrante
An Act Relative To Radiological Air Monitoring
Sponsors

Docket #1752; FILED ON: 1/15/2015; PRESENTED BY: Sarah K. Peake and Ann-Margaret Ferrante
An Act Relative To Emergency Planning
Sponsors

Sponsors of HD1752:
Sarah K. Peake, 4th Barnstable
Ann-Margaret Ferrante, 5th Essex
Timothy R. Madden, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Brian M. Ashe, 2nd Hampden
Josh S. Cutler, 6th Plymouth
Marjorie C. Decker, 25th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore, Second Worcester
Peter V. Kocot, 1st Hampshire
David M. Rogers, 24th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge, Middlesex and Worcester
Chris Walsh, 6th Middlesex
Barbara L’Italien, Second Essex and Middlesex
Daniel A. Wolf, Cape and Islands
Randy Hunt, 5th Barnstable
Jonathan Hecht, 29th Middlesex

Sponsors of HD1754:
Sarah K. Peake, 4th Barnstable
Ann-Margaret Ferrante, 5th Essex
Timothy R. Madden, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Brian M. Ashe, 2nd Hampden
Thomas J. Calter, 12th Plymouth
Josh S. Cutler, 6th Plymouth
James M. Cantwell, 4th Plymouth
Chris Walsh, 6th Middlesex
Jonathan Hecht, 29th Middlesex

Sponsors of HD1767:
Sarah K. Peake, 4th Barnstable
Ann-Margaret Ferrante, 5th Essex
Timothy R. Madden, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Brian M. Ashe, 2nd Hampden
Josh S. Cutler, 6th Plymouth
Marjorie C. Decker, 25th Middlesex
Michael O. Moore, Second Worcester
James M. Cantwell, 4th Plymouth
Peter V. Kocot, 1st Hampshire
David M. Rogers, 24th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge, Middlesex and Worcester
Chris Walsh, 6th Middlesex
Barbara L’Italien, Second Essex and Middlesex
Daniel A. Wolf, Cape and Islands
Randy Hunt, 5th Barnstable
Jonathan Hecht, 29th Middlesex
Brian R. Mannal, 2nd Barnstable

One of the Pilgrim Coalition Member Groups, the Cape Downwinders’, is presenting a community educational program in support of the above legislation. If you know of a group or organization interested in the presentation, please contact Diane Turco at tturco@comcast.net or 508-776-3132. Cape Downwinders is also organizing lobbying days at the State House.

 

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