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Posted Mon Dec 2 2013: from Politico:
The $38 billion nuclear waste fiasco
Doing nothing often has a cost -- and when it comes to storing the nation's nuclear waste, the price is $38 billion and rising. That's just the lowball estimate for how much taxpayers will wind up spending because of the government's decades of dithering about how to handle the radioactive leftovers sitting at dozens of sites in 38 states. The final price will be higher unless the government starts collecting the waste by 2020, which almost nobody who tracks the issue expects.
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