Duckworth, Schneider Seek Millions For Zion, Other Cities Storing Nuclear WasteU.S. Rep. Brad Schneider said the economic impact of the Zion nuclear power plant’s closure in 1998 is still apparent today.
Dold Proposes Fund To Reimburse Zion For Storing Nuclear WasteAn Illinois congressman has proposed legislation to compensate north suburban Zion for it years of storage of nuclear waste at a long-shuttered power plant.
Illinois' Distinction As State With Most Nuclear Waste Worries ActivistBloomberg.com reports that Illinois, with its 14 nuclear plant sites, is the country’s biggest atomic dump site.
Kirk: Get Nuclear Waste Away From Lake MichiganU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says the nation needs a permanent nuclear fuel waste storage system, but not near Lake Michigan, as is currently the case with the spent fuel pool in far north suburban Zion.