Jason Barton

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U.S. withdraws Yucca Mountain application

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Well, this seems to add some finality to the situation. We’ll see.

Mar 03 – United Press International

The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday it has filed a motion to withdraw its license application to store high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.

In a news release, the department said it filed the motion with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with prejudice. President Barack Obama has instructed Energy Secretary Stephen Chu to establish a commission to study the issue of how best to dispose of nuclear waste.

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Written by Jason

March 5th, 2010 at 3:09 am