A worker boards a train car that leads into the Yucca Mountain radioactive waste disposal site in Yucca Mountain, Nev., in 2002. More than a decade later, the site is unlikely to ever open, and President Barack Obama has pulled his support for the project. Does this mean San Luis Obispo County will become a de facto permanent storage site?
A worker boards a train car that leads into the Yucca Mountain radioactive waste disposal site in Yucca Mountain, Nev., in 2002. More than a decade later, the site is unlikely to ever open, and President Barack Obama has pulled his support for the project. Does this mean San Luis Obispo County will become a de facto permanent storage site?
A worker boards a train car that leads into the Yucca Mountain radioactive waste disposal site in Yucca Mountain, Nev., in 2002. More than a decade later, the site is unlikely to ever open, and President Barack Obama has pulled his support for the project. Does this mean San Luis Obispo County will become a de facto permanent storage site?

Nuclear storage: an issue too long on back burner

March 04, 2013 05:44 AM

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