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Waya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-19-08 12:57 PM
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Not in my backyard anymore
WASHINGTON - In an effort to get nuclear waste moved away from Minnesota's Prairie Island Indian Community, its tribal officials are supporting a national nuclear dumping spot in Nevada - despite strong objections from Natives living in the Silver State.

Ron Johnson, president of the Prairie Island tribal council, has recently come out strongly in favor of a renewed push by the U.S. Department of Energy to secure a controversial national waste storage site, which is proposed to be centered in an underground facility in Yucca Mountain, Nev......


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