Disposing of nuclear waste

Remember in early 2010 when President Obama ordered that all construction on the proposed nuclear waste site at Yucca Mountain be halted?  Since then we have heard little about the topic.  However, on July 29, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, formed by President Obama last year, issued its draft report, and it is not good news. Read more

Guantanamo Part II…Yucca Mountain (Update)

A little noticed section of President Obama’s 2011 budget calls for the closing of Yucca Mountain.  What is Yucca Mountain, you might ask?  Well, let me begin, as they say, at the beginning.

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