ND Residents Fight $35M DOE Nuclear Waste Research Project

Law360, New York (February 9, 2016, 10:42 PM EST) -- Residents of a North Dakota county that could soon be the site of a U.S. Department of Energy project that would research the possibility of storing nuclear waste in rock thousands of feet underground are working to stop the $35 million project, according to an online petition.

The petition, which has garnered more than 250 signatures since Saturday, aims to stop so-called deep borehole drilling in Pierce County, North Dakota, aimed at exploring the potential of storing any form of radioactive waste. The petition targets the...
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