The Battle Of Yucca Mountain

President Bush's decision last month to make Nevada's Yucca Mountain the burial site for 77,000 tons of nuclear reactor waste may have seemed a good idea to the residents of 49 of the United States. But the state of Nevada is about to launch a $5 million media campaign designed to block the nuclear garbage dump. The state's powerful U.S. Senator, Democrat Harry Reid, has recruited two former White House chiefs of staff--John Podesta, who served under Bill Clinton, and Kenneth Duberstein, of the Reagan White House, to lobby Congress. Show-biz stars like Christie Brinkley and Wayne Newton will also speak...

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