Yucca Mountain/Nuclear Waste The Senate voted yesterday to allow the Bush administration to move forward with plans to store thousands of tons of deadly radioactive fuel pellets under Nevada's Yucca Mountain, 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. NPR's David Welna reports on the debate and the vote.
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The Senate voted yesterday to allow the Bush administration to move forward with plans to store thousands of tons of deadly radioactive fuel pellets under Nevada's Yucca Mountain, 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. NPR's David Welna reports on the debate and the vote.