Our view: Nuclear waste here? Actually, why not?
Published 01/05/2012, Duluth News Tribune
The news landed like a lump of coal for many of us on Christmas morning: The Lake Superior region of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has “the most stable region of granite outcrops in the U.S.” Also, there hasn’t been a volcano or significant earthquake here in millions of years. And that makes our area perfect — absolutely perfect, according to a front-page story about a 114-page study from the Sandia National Laboratory — for entombing nuclear waste.Word count: 487
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