Minnesota Public Radio, June 8, 2016: Tom Weber talks with Prairie Island Tribal Council President Shelley Buck and Vice President Lucy “Lu” Taylor about why they bought the land, and what it’s like to live so close to the Prairie Island nuclear plant. Full article and audio here.
Red Wing Republican Eagle, June 8, 2016: The Prairie Island Indian Community was disappointed yet again in their quest to rid the island of spent nuclear fuel as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Friday upheld a 2014 ruling allowing the continual onsite storage of the radioactive material. Read full…
Republican Eagle, Dec. 19, 2015: Tribal Council’s priorities for the next two years is focused on safety, economic diversity, and high-quality education for the community’s youths, among others. Read full article
Rochester Post-Bulletin, Oct. 28, 2014: The Prairie Island Indian Community has joined three states in filing a legal challenge of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s recent ruling regarding onsite storage of nuclear waste. Read full article
MPR News, Jan. 8, 2013: Decades after President Ronald Reagan signed the act into law, nuclear waste is still being stored in temporary facilities across the country — including at the Prairie Island Nuclear Plant. Read full article