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Jul112009

DOE files final Yucca dump application; Obama, if elected, could kill project

Culminating a more than 25-year-long site selection process, on June 3, 2008 DOE applied to NRC for a construction and operating license for the national high-level radioactive waste repository targeted at geologically unsuitable land at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. While John McCain supports the proposed dumpsite, Barack Obama opposes it.