Graham proposes putting military waste at Yucca Mountain

07/22/2009 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is trying to get an amendment in the 2010 defense-authorization bill that would designate Nevada's Yucca Mountain for consideration as a repository for Defense Department radioactive waste. Although the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing the license application, Energy Secretary Steven Chu also plans to form a panel to study the issue.

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