FROM THE ARCHIVE

Final ruling on Goshute nuclear could come soon

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THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2003

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is urging its adjudicatory board to resolve final licensing issues for a proposed nuclear waste dump on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah.

The NRC, in a ruling issued yesterday, said there is no need to reconsider a decision denying the license based on threats from a fighter jet crash. Private Fuel Storage (PFS), a consortium of eight private utilities, is being given a chance to show that the waste site can withstand a crash.

Get the Story:
Nuclear Regulators Want a Decision on Skull Valley Storage License Soon (The Salt Lake Tribune 5/29)
N-Dump Need Less Urgent (The Salt Lake Tribune 5/29)

Relevant Links:
The Skull Valley Goshute Tribe - http://www.skullvalleygoshutes.org
Private Fuel Storage - http://www.privatefuelstorage.com
Nuclear Regulatory Commission - http://www.nrc.gov
No High Level Waste, Utah Department of Environmental Quality - http://www.eq.state.ut.us/no_high_level_waste

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