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I grow weary of all the willful misinformation coming from our various elected and appointed federal officials about a permanent resting place for the spent nuclear fuel. “We’re still looking,” all of them parrot with a straight face.

The place was found years ago: Yucca Flats, Nevada. This is the best place in this country. It is in the middle of the atomic bomb test site. Some $2 billion was spent on construction—that is, until then-Nevada Sen. Harry Reid proclaimed, “Not in my backyard.”

Mr. Reid is no longer with us. Why can’t these federal officials tell it as it is, then get on with finishing the Yucca Flats permanent disposal site?

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