Falsified Research Stalls Plans for Nevada Waste Dump

The government's case for burying high-level nuclear waste under Yucca Mountain, Nev., hits a roadblock. Lawyers discovered evidence that government scientists falsified some of their research. Sources say the fabrications are serious and could cause years of delay.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: