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Nuke Storage Bill on Senate Floor

April 8, 1997

The bill, which critics have called the Mobile Chernobyl Act, would create an interim storage facility the nation’s main nuclear-weapons test site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Under a 1982 law, the Energy Department is required to begin accepting high-level radioactive waste from civilian facilities next year. (more…)

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