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ID:

95

Date:

2003-11-26

Headline:

Documents Say 60 Possible Nuclear Chain Reactions Possible

Reporter's name:

Keith Rogers

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Las Vegas Review Journal

City:

Las Vegas, NV

Summary:

Documents created in the battle between the Department of Energy and the state of Nevada over the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear fuel repository show that one state official warned that potential corrosion of the nuclear waste packages could result in at least 60 nuclear chain reactions, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported.

Keywords:

Yucca Mountain; radioactive waste; Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Agencies:

DOE

States:

NV

Categories:

nuclear safety


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