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Closing Yucca Mountain [electronic resource] : Litigation Associated with Attempts to Abandon the Planned Nuclear Waste Repository.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (30 p), digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Environmental law.
Fuel.
Actions and defenses.
Radioactive waste disposal.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 11-R4-1675 in the 2011 issue.
Reviews litigation associated with attempts to abandon planned nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev., which has been proposed as a location to store spent nuclear fuel. Examines issues related to establishing permanent geologic repository for high-level nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel, and discusses Obama Administration opposition to use of Yucca Mountain site. Summarizes Congressional reaction to proposed termination of the Yucca Mountain facility, and considers future prospects for Yucca Mountain site.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. Closing Yucca Mountain
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Restricted for use by site license.
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