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The Demise of Yucca Mountain
By William Beaver
This article appeared in the Spring 2010 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

The long struggle to construct an underground nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, may well end with little to show for it. Until new technological or political solutions emerge, nuclear waste will continue to accumulate at nuclear power plants across the United States.



Other Independent Review articles by William Beaver
    Summer 2013   Sustainable Energy: The Promise and Perils of the Breeder Reactor
    Winter 2011   The Failed Promise of Nuclear Power



Volume 14 Number 4
Spring 2010

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