Volunteer Towns Sought to Accept U.S. Nuclear Waste by Obama Panel via Bloomberg

By Brian Wingfield – Jul 29, 2011 9:00 AM CT

U.S. communities should be encouraged to vie for a federal nuclear-waste site as a way to end a decades-long dilemma over disposing of spent radioactive fuel, a commission established by President Barack Obama said.

A “consent-based” approach will help cut costs and end delays caused when the federal government picks a site over the objections of local residents, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future said today in a draft report to Energy Secretary Steven Chu.

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