TITLE

Senate Approves Yucca Mountain, but Nevada Continues to Fight

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Jim
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Physics Today;Sep2002, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the approval of nuclear waste storage inside the Yucca Mountain in Nevada by the U.S. Senate on July 9, 2002. Efforts of the state of Nevada to stop the project; Plans of the Department of Energy for its licensing application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Concerns about safety.
ACCESSION #
7275539

 

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