Panel to review revised Goshute waste proposal
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The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, an independent review board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will hold a hearing on a revised plan to store nuclear waste on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation.

The board won't license a facility due to threats of airplane crashes from a nearby Air Force base. The backers of the project, eight private utility companies known as Private Fuel Storage (PFS), have responded with a scaled-back proposal. The NRC is also appealing.

Get the Story:
Skull Valley Facility Size to Be Debated (The Salt Lake Tribune 4/7)

Get the Decision:
In the Matter of PRIVATE FUEL STORAGE, LLC, Docket No. 72-22-ISFSI (March 10, 2003)

Relevant Links:
The Skull Valley Goshute Tribe -
Private Fuel Storage -
Nuclear Regulatory Commission -
No High Level Waste, Utah Department of Environmental Quality -

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