The Michigan State Senate is urging the federal government to open up Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository.
The company says the facility would be safe and wouldn’t leak. Opponents say there’s no way to guarantee that for the thousands of years that the waste would remain radioactive.
Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin are asking Secretary of State John Kerry to intervene in a Canadian plan to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron.
Conservation groups are voicing concerns about a proposal to dump nuclear waste near Lake Huron.