The Proposed Action addressed in this Final EIS is to construct, operate and
monitor, and eventually close a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain in
southern Nevada for the disposal of spent nuclear ...
"Used nuclear fuel is a solid - a small, ceramic pellet of uranium.
These pellets are lined up in metal fuel rods, and produce heat to generate
electricity in nuclear power plants.
But after a while, ...
"Located about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Yucca Mountain is the most
thoroughly researched site of its kind in the world.
For more than 20 years the project has involved extensive scientific ...