Trashing the reservations?

Satchell, Michael
January 1993
U.S. News & World Report;1/11/93, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p24
Discusses why Native Americans are tempted to take waste others don't want. The US Department of Energy, desperate to find storage space for the mounting caches of high-level radioactive waste from the nation's 109 commercial nuclear-power plants, is offering tribes multimillion-dollar economic aid packages in return for housing spent fuel rods on their lands. Controversy; The plight for the Oglala Sioux on South Dakota's Pine Ridge reservation; More.


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