Yucca debate takes shape in other states

Myers, Dennis
June 2002
Las Vegas Business Press;6/17/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p5
Focuses on the plan of the Nevadans against the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. Support of U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell on the opposition of Nevadans; Effect of nuclear waste on health; Plan of the government on the issue.


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