Documents Detailing History & Severity of Nuclear Waste
- Senator Hawley pushed for a Senate hearing on the government-caused nuclear contamination of the St. Louis area as well as the steps that involved government agencies are taking to remediate the area.
- Senator Hawley sent separate letters to United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Lieutenant General Scott Spellmon, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan demanding answers on nuclear contamination in the St. Louis region.
- In March 2023, Senator Hawley delivered remarks on the Senate floor and attempted to unanimously pass his legislation to clean up Jana Elementary School and test the surrounding buildings in the Hazelwood School District, but it was blocked.
- In early March 2023, Senator Hawley called out the Biden Administration for its lack of action on the Jana Elementary School cleanup.
- In January 2023, Senator Hawley and Congresswoman Cori Bush sent a letter to USACE Lieutenant General Spellmon calling for additional radioactive testing of Hazelwood School District's properties.
"Important - President Biden endorses my legislation with Senator Luján to compensate Missouri residents and other victims of federal government nuclear waste."
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Senator Hawley wishes to help any St. Louis-area resident affected by the federal government's decades-old negligence. If you believe you or a loved one have been impacted by Manhattan Project-Era nuclear radiation, please contact Andy Dummerth with Senator Hawley's St. Louis office at (314) 354-7060, or reach out via email below.
"Why is it that [the federal government] can spend hundreds of billions of dollars on wars overseas, but right here, in this community, it can't lift a finger?"