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Falsified Research Stalls Plans for Nevada Waste Dump

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Falsified Research Stalls Plans for Nevada Waste Dump

Falsified Research Stalls Plans for Nevada Waste Dump

Falsified Research Stalls Plans for Nevada Waste Dump

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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.