Obama Panel Calls for Interim Storage Site and Repository to Replace Yucca

May 2011
Nuclear Waste News;5/27/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p1
The article reports on the draft recommendation made by U.S. President Barrack Obama's blue ribbon panel which unveils alternative solution for storing nuclear waste in the country. The 15-member panel, co-chairman by Indiana Representative Lee H. Hamilton, has called for an interim storage site and repository to replace the Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada. The call was due to the effort for finding storage solution for about 71,000 tons of used fuel from the country's 104 nuclear reactors.


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