Commercial Nuclear Waste: Effects of a Termination of the Yucca Mountain Repository Program and Lessons Learned Page: 4 of 80
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Figure 1: Current Storage Sites for Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel
and Proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Site
Figure 2: Spent Nuclear Fuel Stored in Dry Casks at the Trojan
Independent Fuel Storage Installation in Oregon
DOE Department of Energy
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
GSA General Services Administration
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NWPA Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
OCRWM Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
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GAO-11-229 Yucca Mountain Termination
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