TITLE

Mountain of Doubt

AUTHOR(S)
LEWIS, JUDITH
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;1/19/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the planned nuclear waste dump in the Yucca Mountain of the U.S. It is stated that when Edward Sproat moved into his new office at the U.S. Department of Energy in 2006, the future of the Yucca Mountain looked as bleaked as nuclear winter. The author elaborates that for the sake of climate, people in the U.S. does not want to back away from the 20 percent nuclear power that has been in the U.S. Furhter, promising to contain the waste in decay-resistant alloy canisters, the Energy Department has tried to engineer away Yucca Mountains's geological deficiences.
ACCESSION #
36375279

 

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