Nuclear Waste In Yucca Mountain

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Earth Science Hr.5 Room 101 2-14-2015 Nuclear Waste Storage I claim that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nye County ,Nevada would be the best place to store the country's nuclear waste because of its remote placement in the country and its secure location with its guarded entrances. The reason I picked the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository is because of its remote location in the country . If it were to have a leak it would be able to be contained in an area of 43 square miles, and no residents of Yucca Mountain would be harmed since there are no residents . Yucca Mountain is Unlike Hanford which has contaminated over 130 million cubic yards of soil and debris, and has also contaminated over 80 square miles
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