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Sunday Cover (Nuclear Waste: Yucca Mountain) #389350

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 29, 1999
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(Studio: John Roberts) The issue of whether the dump site in the Yucca Mountains of Nevada can safely contain nuclear waste examined; scenes shown from Amargosa Valley, NV. [Rancher Ralph McCRACKEN - says he feels vulnerable living near Yucca Mountain; points out that the project engineers found faults and water.] [Yucca Mountain project Michael VOEGELE - addresses safety issues.] [Public Interest Research Group Anna AURILIO - says the best thing to do is store the spent fuel on power plant sites.] [Nuclear Energy Institution Angelina HOWARD - says the power plants were not designed to keep used fuel.] [Rancher Debbie McCRACKEN - wonders about living on the mountain.]

Roberts, John

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