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Yucca Mountain Ruling Confuses Nuclear Waste Plans

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Yucca Mountain Ruling Confuses Nuclear Waste Plans

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Yucca Mountain Ruling Confuses Nuclear Waste Plans

Yucca Mountain Ruling Confuses Nuclear Waste Plans

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A federal appeals court rejects Nevada's arguments against building a nuclear waste site in the state, but orders the government to develop a new plan to protect the public against radiation releases beyond the proposed 10,000 years. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.