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Washington nuke plant has unsafe welds

December 10, 1982

A special issue on the MX Missile, Washington's WPPSS, nuclear war and nuclear waste.

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Washington nuke plant has unsafe welds
A welding engineer with the Washington Public Power Plant Supply System says the plant has structural problems that could cause costly delays.
All MXed up in Cheyenne
The basic paradox of the powerful nuclear weapons that reside in Cheyenne, Wyo. and other Western locales is that they are too powerful to be used. But if this is so, they lose all their strategic and diplomatic value -- so we have to keep threatening to use them.

News

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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