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Public News Service - AZ: Nuclear Waste

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PHOENIX - New uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River will be banned for the next 20 years, under a final decision announced by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Some one million acres of public lands to the north and south of the National Park are affected, though Salaz

PHOENIX - A new report paints nuclear power plants as "inherently dangerous" and says their risks are not worth taking. The report is from the watchdog group Arizona PIRG (Public Interest Research Group), whose director, Diane Brown, says four major close calls at U.S. nuclear plants in the past de

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Uranium mining near the Grand Canyon could be banned for 20 years, under a proposal by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. It's one of four alternatives in a draft study that would protect 1 million acres from new claims. John Koleszar, president of the Arizona Deer Association,

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