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LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (CN) – At a U.S. House subcommittee hearing in Southern California on Friday, three congressmen said Congress must press for federal nuclear waste policy and pass legislation defining how and where waste can be stored.
Under federal law, dangerous nuclear fuel waste must be stored and sealed in underground geologic formations to protect public health.
REGION — In late May, Rep. Mike Levin (D-San Juan Capistrano) sought advice during a roundtable discussion at Scripps Institution of Oceanography from UC San Diego scientists, a regional clean energy expert and Oceanside city staff for developing policy proposals to address climate change at the federal level.
U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-California, was in his North County district on Tuesday touting a trio of bills to benefit veterans that have been passed in the House.
The Democratic congressman touts all of these bills as bipartisan; each was introduced alongside one of his Republican colleagues.
CAMP PENDLETON — More than $185 million in federal funding has been included in the new Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bill for two military construction projects at Camp Pendleton.
On May 26, Rep. Mike Levin (D-San Juan Capistrano) announced the funding was included in the new fiscal year 2020 House Appropriations bill for the projects on base.
A congressional bill that would prioritize the removal of nuclear waste from places with high population and high seismic activity — that is, San Onofre — was introduced Thursday, May 23, by U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano.
In my home state of California, the indicators of our rapidly changing climate are unmistakable. Our summers are hotter, our droughts are more severe, and our land is drier, creating fuel for year-round wildfires that can wipe out entire communities.
U.S Congressman Mike Levin (D-CA) recently announced that Evan Marks, executive director of The Ecology Center, is the Constituent of the Month for May.
“Each month, it’s my pleasure to recognize residents of the 49th District who have gone above and beyond to make our community stronger, and Evans has done just that,” Levin said.
U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) sent a letter to California State Controller Betty Yee to request that her office audit the Transportation Corridor Agencies’ (TCA) finances, according to a press release from Levin’s office.
By Jamie Chambers
Two Southern California congressmen say they will introduce legislation to move nuclear waste from the former site of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant to a permanent storage area.