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A site in Nevada designed for the permanent storage of nuclear waste, although none had yet been stored there as of 2002.
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notes for Yucca Mountain
The decision to actually store waste at Yucca Mountain remains politically charged.
Words nearby Yucca Mountain
Yucatán, Yucatán Channel, Yucatec, yucca, yucca moth, Yucca Mountain, yuch, yuchy, yuck, yucko, yucky
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How to use Yucca Mountain in a sentence
But the Obama administration put a hold on construction at Yucca Mountain in 2009.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are other sites in America with long nuclear histories—places like Oak Ridge, Los Alamos, Yucca Mountain.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We talk about stabilizing waste and vitrification and Yucca Mountain—20-, and 30-, and 40-year timelines.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jaczko had largely put the kibosh on both, most significantly by ending research at Yucca Mountain.Nuclear Commission Gregory Jaczko Calls It Quits|Daniel Stone|May 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I urge you to perform your duties mandated by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act and complete the Yucca Mountain licensing process.Yucca Nuclear Site Returns|Daniel Stone|August 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST