More study of Goshute nuclear wanted
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MAY 25, 2001

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is asking the companies that want to store highly radioactive nuclear waste on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah to do more studies on how the earthquake might affect their proposed facility.

The NRC will hold a hearing next week so that Private Fuel Storage can answer the 26 questions raised about seismic control. Lawmakers and officials who oppose the site took it as sign the facility is getting more scrutiny.

Get the Story:
NRC Wants Closer Earthquake Study of Goshute Nuclear-Waste Site (The Salt Lake Tribune 5/25)

Relevant Links:
Utah Office of High Level Nuclear Waste Opposition -
Private Fuel Storage Facility Application, Nuclear Regulatory Commission -
Private Fuel Storage -
The Skull Valley Goshutes -

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