[ RadSafe ] Decent NYT article on WIPP

Cary Renquist cary.renquist at ezag.com
Mon Feb 10 12:20:11 CST 2014

Nuclear Waste Solution Seen in Desert Salt Beds - NYTimes.com

"In the nearby community, business and political leaders are agitating
for expansion. John A. Heaton, a Democratic former state representative
and the head of the Nuclear Opportunities Task Force, a local business
group, argued that the geology was suitable. "The Permian basin is 250
million years old," he said. "It's been here a long, long time." His
group has bought a patch of desert and is now exploring whether the land
could be used for interim storage of highly radioactive waste."

Cary Renquist
crenquist at isotopeproducts.com or cary.renquist at ezag.com

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