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Consider safety risks & surroundings of Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain, the nuclear waste repository 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas, has returned to headlines recently as some politicians, including freshman Congressman Cresent Hardy (R-NV), have suggested that Nevada needs to at least talk about the project

Beers said when it comes to the third rail of Nevada politics, he believes the state should be part of the conversation. "Bob Beers is realistic that that conversation is taking place everywhere in the United States and only one group is not participating in the conversation and that's Nevada," he said.

He doesn't believe Nevada has had a serious conversation about the waste storage site in years. He said the state needs to look at safety, risks, long-term potential and the environment surrounding the site. "We should be fully participating in the conversation. In not participating in the conversation, we've become the biggest target," Beers said.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal coverage of 2016 Nevada Senate race , May 6, 2015

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