Lawmaker: Idaho may sue U.S. over Yucca Mountain decision

08/16/2009 | KTVB-TV (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho may sue the federal government over reserves of nuclear waste at the Idaho National Laboratory that were slated to be shipped and stored at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, Republican Sen. Jim Risch said. This comes after the Obama administration decided to end a plan to open the repository. Risch said the administration's decision was a political move and that it has not offered an alternative.

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