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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
What a hazardous waste

...analysis of, ahem, "MOX alternatives" in 12 to 18 months.Shuttering the MOX facility, and the defunding of the Yucca Mountain waste site by Obama five years ago, means hazardous nuclear material that could have been converted to fuel will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-14/what-hazardous-waste
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
Yucca must open

...Sorenson, formerly of NASA, who is championing liquid fluoride thorium reactors. He provides a brilliant overview. Yucca Mountain not only is one of the safest places for spent nuclear waste, but if LFTR gets adopted in this country, we will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-03/yucca-must-open
We simply need Yucca

...list of people who support the Yucca Mountain project to store the nation's...background: Congress approved Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository way...billion into the development of the Yucca Mountain Site in Nevada, this administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-27/we-simply-need-yucca
NRC 'Waste Confidence' meetings to focus on spent nuclear fuel

...underground repository in Nevada's Yucca Mountain was halted by the Obama administration...filed in hopes of resurrecting Yucca Mountain, and several locations - including...storage units.Although the Yucca Mountain debate continues to play out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-09/nrc-waste-confidence-meetings
U.S. Court of Appeals says Yucca Mountain licensing can resume

...a license application for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada...violate then law" by abandoning Yucca Mountain.The Obama administration halted...Department's application for the Yucca Mountain repository. The ruling pleased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-13/us-court-appeals-says-yucca-m
Advisory board mulls stance against SRS spent fuel storage

...Though there is no formal plan to bring spent commercial reactor fuel to the site, the demise of the government's Yucca Mountain project in Nevada left the nation without options for the 75,000 tons of radioactive spent fuel accumulating at commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-20/advisory-board-mulls-stance-a
Senate committee to discuss how to choose nuclear waste sites

...recommendations from a blue-ribbon committee formed after the Obama administration halted a planned repository in Nevada's Yucca Mountain.The bill, which goes before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on July 30, outlines "consent-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-22/senate-committee-discuss
Advisory board opposes SRS as nuclear waste venue

...once destined for the defunct Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada."This...Washington's cancellation of the Yucca Mountain project left the nation without...that a repository superior to Yucca Mountain will ever be identified."In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-23/advisory-board-opposes-srs-nu