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Nuked and duped: Maine may store nuclear waste for decades

As politicians dither over a permanent repository for America’s radioactive waste, costs are mounting at closed nuclear power plants such as Maine Yankee, where approximately $8 million is spent each year safeguarding the spent nuclear fuel stored onsite.New security measures under review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission could force decommissioned plants to make big changes […]