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Nuclear Waste Disposal

Poison Values

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Poison gas is not only a "moral obscenity" -- one the United States stockpiled for decades after its use was banned in warfare -- but a metaphor for human recklessness and wasted science.

States Petition NRC For Better Nuclear Waste Rules

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Attorneys general in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut announced Thursday they are petitioning the Nuclear Reg...

'This Nation's Failure To Come To Grips With The Nuclear Waste Issue Has Already Proved Damaging'

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 09.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Efforts to replace a disputed nuclear dump in Nevada are doomed unless officials generate local support for alternative sites, a pr...

U.S.'s Growing Nuclear Waste Problem

AP | By JONATHAN FAHEY and RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

-- The nuclear crisis in Japan has laid bare an ever-growing problem for the United States – the enormous amounts of still-hot radioactive waste ac...