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Dissident Goshute challenge dismissed

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2002

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday ruled against a group of Skull Valley Goshute tribal members who oppose plans to store up to 44,000 tons of nuclear waste on their Utah reservation.

Margene Bullcreek and others don't support their chairman, Leon Bear, who signed a contract to store waste on tribal land. The NRC refused to get involved and said it was an internal matter.

Get the Story:
Feds Rule Against Anti-Waste Goshutes (The Salt Lake Tribune 10/2)

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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