This is a very nice background story on Yucca Mt. As it is, 161 million US-ers live within 5 miles of stored high-level nuclear waste. Every senator since Day One has fought to keep it out of their state. The only way to resolve it is to find the weakest senators and beat them with a stick. How strong is North Dakota? Problem is that maybe next year some old guys die off and that state is strong again. Bye-bye site!