Waste issue hurting U.S. nuclear revival: panel

Reuters: The lack of a permanent home for the nation's radioactive waste is dampening prospects for a resurgence of the U.S. nuclear industry, federal commissioners said at their first public hearing on the subject. The Energy Department set up the panel of former Congressmen, academics, and business leaders after deciding to scrap the long delayed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada. Commissioners said nuclear waste does not pose an immediate threat to the nation, but a plan on ......

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