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Yucca Mountain

A hundred miles north of Las Vegas, on the western edge of the Nevada Test Site, lies an otherwise unremarkable ridge called Yucca Mountain where the Federal government plans to permanently bury the nation¹s most dangerous and long-lasting nuclear waste. Jon Christensen reports that the future of Yucca Mountain is far from certain, especially for those living in its shadow.

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Jon Christensen is author of the new book, Nevada, and editor of Greatbasinnews.com. Nevada variations is funded by the Nevada Humanities Committee with production assistance from KUNR in Reno.

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