Lawmakers Question Practicality Of Waste Storage Plan

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 4:03 PM EST) -- The leader of a presidential panel admitted to Congress on Wednesday that he could not guarantee the federal government could find a community willing to store the nation's nuclear waste following the abandonment of the Yucca Mountain site.

The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future published its final report examining nuclear waste management in the U.S. on Jan. 26. The panel recommended that the government obtain the permission of states and local communities before choosing a waste storage site, as opposition from Nevada leaders and...
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