DOE asks NRC to approve Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility

06/3/2008 | Associated Press, The

The Energy Department has submitted a formal application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to move ahead with a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Officials in Nevada, who are fighting the waste dump, say they will launch hundreds of challenges to the facility, but Energy Secretary Samual Bodman said he's confident that the application will stand up to any challenges.

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