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Yucca won't take all waste
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THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2002

There just might be enough highly radioactive nuclear waste in the country to make President Bush and the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah happy.

Yucca Mountain can accept up to 77,000 tons of waste. Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.), an opponent of the project, said even if the repository were filled to capacity by 2036, there would still be 44,000 tons of waste left over at sites nationwide.

Enter the Goshute Tribe, which wants to build a waste plant on reservation. The facility would store up to 44,000 tons.

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Utah tribe welcomes nuclear waste; state doesn't (AP 5/9)
House Backs Plan to Bury Nuclear Waste in Nevada (The Washington Post 5/9)
NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY: House vote advances Yucca plan (The Las Vegas Review-Journal 5/9)
House easily overrides state's Yucca veto (AP 5/9)
Who they are and how they voted on Yucca (AP 5/9)
Matheson Votes Against Storage Of Nuclear Waste in Nevada (The Salt Lake Tribune 5/9)
Nuclear-Waste Shipping Safe, Scientists Say (Knight Ridder News Service 5/9)
House Backs Plan to Store Atomic Waste in Nevada (The New York Times 5/9)
Chronology of Developments on Nuclear Waste Storage (AP 5/8)
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Relevant Links:
Utah Office of High Level Nuclear Waste Opposition - http://www.eq.state.ut.us/HLW/Hlw_opp.htm
Private Fuel Storage Facility Application, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - http://www.nrc.gov/OPA/reports/pfs.htm
Private Fuel Storage - http://www.privatefuelstorage.com
The Skull Valley Goshutes - http://www.skullvalleygoshutes.org

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