First, the Hispanic Member of Congress from that district opposed it. Real progressives would not do that to a majority-minority Hispanic community because it is the definition of environmental racism. (2)
He should look at an election map of Texas. Here is one from 2008.
The nuclear waste dump was to be placed in Sierra Blanca, a majority, low-income Hispanic community in the blue county in far West Texas on the map. (3)
How is that fair? Texas Republicans were fine with sticking waste into a blue county in the midst of a sea of red.
That is discrimination. (4)