FROM THE ARCHIVE

Lobbyist for Goshute waste facility paid well

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2003

A lobbyist for a proposed nuclear waste facility on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation has been paid well, The Salt Lake Tribune reports.

The paper examined reports that showed former senator Jim McClure, a Republican from Idaho, was paid more than $1 million over five years. The money was paid by Private Fuel Storage, a group of private utilities that wants to store waste on the Goshute Reservation.

As a senator, McClure wrote the federal law for nuclear waste storage.

Get the Story:
Private Fuel Storage Pays Senator Turned Lobbyist Handsomely (The Salt Lake Tribune 4/23)

Relevant Links:
The Skull Valley Goshute Tribe - http://www.skullvalleygoshutes.org
Private Fuel Storage - http://www.privatefuelstorage.com
Nuclear Regulatory Commission - http://www.nrc.gov
No High Level Waste, Utah Department of Environmental Quality - http://www.eq.state.ut.us/no_high_level_waste

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