NEWS: Advocates urge governor to veto waste classification bill

Associated Press
February 25, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Environmentalists are urging Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto legislation that could open the way for a nuclear waste services company to store depleted uranium in the state.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports the measure that has cleared the state Legislature specifies for the radioactivity of waste to be classified at the time of acceptance, so depleted uranium would fall under the least-hazardous Class A category.

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