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The power of the sun via Beyond Nuclear International

Indian community will go net zero using radioactive waste funds By Linda Pentz Gunter What do you do if you are the decades-long reluctant custodians of high-level radioactive waste from reactors that don’t even provide your electricity? That is the … Continue reading

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Environmental, nuclear worries force Prairie Island tribe to seek new lands via Post Bulletin

Catharine Richert / MPR News Schyler Martin’s job calls for him to worry each day about things that could cripple or destroy the Prairie Island Indian Community, but that he can’t control. The nearby Xcel Energy nuclear power plant that towers … Continue reading

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Prairie Island tribe seeks action on nuclear waste via Star Tribune

The long debate over storing radioactive waste next to the Prairie Island nuclear power plant is boiling up again with an old question: Is the waste ever going away? The 882-member Indian tribe whose southeastern Minnesota land adjoins the Prairie … Continue reading

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