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Crash threat cited to Goshute facility
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THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2002

The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board is considering whether jet crashes might be a threat to a nuclear waste facility on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah.

The board is holding field hearings in Utah to consider the tribe's proposal. The tribe has partnered with a consortium of eight private utilities to store up to 40,000 tons of waste on the reservation.

Along with a jet crash, other risks being assessed include earthquakes and environmental damage.

Get the Story:
N-Waste: Jet Crash a Risk? (The Salt Lake Tribune 4/11)

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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