Used-fuel repository should be a priority

The Obama administration must work to come up with a permanent repository for used nuclear fuel, rather than the continued temporary storage at multiple sites, writes the editorial board of a Connecticut newspaper. "In 2010, President Barack Obama pulled the plug on the [Yucca Mountain] project, but he offers no alternative. It is no coincidence that the closing appeased a key political ally, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, whose opposition to Yucca Mountain has helped boost his popularity in that state," the board writes.

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