Items by Jeff Stern

Dirge over troubled waters
No one knows the extent of groundwater pollution in the northern Rocky Mountain states. And even when contamination is discovered, it is often difficult to pinpoint the source.
Nuke waste bill disposes of states' rights
With 40 years' worth of high-level radioactive wastes still in temporary storage throughout the country, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Nuclear Waste Bill that limits states' power to veto the selection of a permanent disposal site within their borders.
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