Victor Gilinsky

independent consultant on Yucca Mountain, State of Nevada

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Independent consultant and advisor to the State of Nevada on Yucca Mountain issues, former commissioner with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and former head of physical science for the Rand Corporation (1961-1971)

Victor Gilinsky on KCRW

After 20 years and $9 billion, the nuclear-waste storage facility at Nevada's  Yucca Mountain  has been  scrapped  by the Obama Administration.

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After 20 years and $9 billion, the nuclear-waste storage facility at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has been scrapped by the Obama Administration.

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After 20 years and $9 billion, Nevada's  Yucca Mountain  won't be the final resting place for 60,000 tons of deadly nuclear waste piling up at power plants all over the country.

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After 20 years and $9 billion, Nevada's Yucca Mountain won't be the final resting place for 60,000 tons of deadly nuclear waste piling up at power plants all over the country.

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