Nuclear Option

Crowley, Michael
November 2004
New Republic;11/1/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 18, p21
Discusses U.S. President George W. Bush's plans to use Yucca Mountain, Nevada, as a nuclear dump site, and how that could lose him the vote in Nevada. Claim by U.S. Department of Energy that nuclear dumping would not interfere with human activity; Hatred of Yucca Mountain dumping plan by local Nevadans due to fears of terrorist attacks on waste shipments, earthquakes, contaminated groundwater, etc; Feeling among Nevadans that Bush betrayed his opposition to nuclear waste dumping in the 2000 Presidential elections; Statement by Democratic U.S. Presidential nominee John Kerry that he would not allow dumping when President; Explanation of how dumping at Yucca Mountain is, in fact, safe in all areas of concern expressed by opponents to the dumping; Narrative of a tour to the waste site, and how they dispose of the waste.


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