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They have to be unequivocal in both public and in the caucus room: Yucca Mountain is a bad plan and terrible policy, and Nevadans don't support it or anything that will bring high-level nuclear waste here.
We fear a disposal facility could rupture high-level nuclear waste into the water table for hundreds of thousands of years.
Specific subjects examined include corrosion issues related to disposal of high-level nuclear waste in the Yucca Mountain Repository, immobilization of radionuclide on iron canister material at simulated near-field conditions, electron energy-loss near-edge structure of zircon, and tribochemical treatment of immobilization of radioactive wastes.
The lands include the proposed Yucca Mountain high-level nuclear waste facility and lands targeted for expanded gold extraction," notes the report.
Possibly overwhelmed by the cost of cleaning up the military's mess, Bush decided that the DOE could begin to reclassify high-level nuclear waste as "incidental" meaning it is subject to less stringent cleanup standards.
LAS VEGAS -- A federal lawsuit, brought by Jonathan Galaviz (a Hispanic-American, filing pro se), opposing the proposed Yucca Mountain Project (YMP) nuclear waste dump and the associated national high-level nuclear waste transportation plan was filed in the U.
Environmentalists and anti-nuclear activists said the barge shipment plan adds another level of danger to the shipments of spent nuclear fuel, which they have dubbed ``mobile Chernobyls'' because they contain so much high-level nuclear waste.
In a letter sent to the governor after the notification by phone, Abraham emphasized that his department's analyses show the site is "technically suitable" for storing spent nuclear fuel, excess plutonium from dismantled nuclear weapons, and other so-called high-level nuclear waste that's currently located at more than 131 sites in 39 states.