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High Country News January 27, 1992

Nuclear Waste: In 10,000 years, how will we say 'Keep Out'?

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Apaches split over nuclear waste

The marriage of progress and preservation on the 460,000-acre Mescalero reservation is threatening to crack. Tribal leaders were first in the nation to agree to study temporary storage of high-level radioactive waste from power plants.

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Group wants to bag the Animal Damage Control Agency

Tucson, Ariz.-based Wildlife Damage Review spreads the word about how taxpayers finance the killing of predators.

Panels seek radiation warnings that will travel well through time

Thanks to federal environmental laws, the DOE must take into account the next 10 millennia when planning for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste from bomb-building.

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