Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry won’t store nuclear waste in states where it’s unpopular if he’s confirmed as energy secretary. Perry also hinted he would kill attempts to open a national nuclear waste storage facility in Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Residents and virtually all of Nevada’s elected officials oppose opening the Yucca facility. The lack of a permanent site to store waste has been a major drag on the nuclear power industry.
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