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.

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