Friday, March 16

Yucca Moutain To Cost $27 Billion

Yucca Mountain, the proposed nuclear waste dump 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas, will cost $26.9 billion to build and operate through the year 2023. Of course a nuclear waste dump will have to operate beyond 2023, that cost is estimated to be around $60 billion.

The dump is intended to hold up to 77,000 tons of waste from civilian reactors and military activities.