Radioactive kitty litter may have ruined our best hope to store nuclear waste

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Some of the most dangerous nuclear waste in the US is currently scattered between 77 locations all over the country, awaiting permanent storage. Until February, many experts suggested that the best place to put it was a facility about 40 miles east of Carlsbad, New Mexico, called the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). For 15 years, … Read moreRadioactive kitty litter may have ruined our best hope to store nuclear waste