TITLE

DOE to scale back Yucca site

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);3/30/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking other nuclear waste depository sites as an alternative to the Yucca Mountain facility. President Barack Obama said that his administration is planning to scale back Yucca Mountain operations. Bechtel SAIC Corp. is nearing toward the end of its contract as the site manager for the facility.
ACCESSION #
40539098

 

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