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Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

...nuclear waste disposal is painfully evident in the Yucca Mountain fiasco, with more than $10 billion spent on nuclear...Appropriations Committee. INSTEAD OF PURSUING the Yucca Mountain project, the primary focus now is on finding suitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
A skewed study?

...already has shown he's willing to sacrifice national priorities for partisanship. He mothballed the $10 billion Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada in 2009 as a political favor for his chief henchman in the U.S. Senate, Nevada...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-03/skewed-study
So long, Harry

...dilemma by bitterly fighting the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility in his...decades of fighting the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump, the project...a central storage facility at Yucca Mountain three decades ago. So far, it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-05/so-long-harry
Rants & Raves

...waste send it all to South Caro lina. No wonder we have such a high rate of cancer here. Politics kept it out of Yucca Mountain. Where are you, Nikki Ha ley? Send it someplace else. SRS workers are well taken care of if they get cancer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/rants-raves
Misguided on MOX

...nuclear reactor fuel ? ends up mothballed like the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada.You can bet...nonsense once and for all. And finish the job at Yucca Mountain while they're at it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-06/misguided-mox
Ruling on nuclear waste throws storage scenarios into dangerous doubt

...but any sense of urgency to resurrect Nevada's Yucca Mountain, or to find an alternative such as New Mexico's...look for a permanent home somewhere other than in Yucca Mountain. So, a potential downside to this new rule is that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/ruling-nuclear-w
Don't dump this on us

...nation dithers on the mothballed Yucca Mountain repository, a dump is precisely...deep-geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, a cavern carved from igneous rock...nuclear waste, whose suggested Yucca Mountain "alternatives" include building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-06/dont-dump-us
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says state won't back down on MOX lawsuit

...our timeline," Haley said.She said the federal government also acted against SRS when it suspended funding for Yucca Mountain, a permanent federal repository for nuclear waste in Nevada."The rug was pulled out from under us when they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-21/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Administration incompetent

...terms of press freedom. This president announced we would accept hundreds of pounds of plutonium, after stopping the Yucca Mountain storage facility and only days after proposing to "cold standby" the mixed-oxide processing plant at Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-28/administration-incompete
Government's lies feed the persistence of conspiracy theories

...technology since 1947.Conspiracy theories persist because ? in addition to a constant spate of broken promises (Yucca Mountain, "Read my lips ? no new taxes," "You can keep your health insurance") ? the government flat-out lies to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-23/governments-lies