Academic Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies

The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Controversy


1 “DOE Awards $3 Million Contract to Oak Ridge Associated Universities for Expert Review of Yucca Mountain Work.” Press release. Office of Public Affairs, United States Department of Energy. March 31, 2006.
2 “Dump Yucca Mountain!” Press release. Nov. 18, 1998. Nuclear Information and Resource Service.
3 “Emails Indicate Data Falsification.” Summer 2005.
4 “Petition for Disqualification of Yucca Mountain From Consideration as a Nuclear Waste Repository.” Open letter to the Secretary of Energy. Dec. 12, 1998. Cover Letter: Petition:
5 “Re: Falsification of Yucca Mountain Project Modeling Data.” Open letter to Congress. Sept. 23, 2005.
6 “What are Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste?” Fact Sheet. Department of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. July 2007.
7 Bullis, Kevin. “Q & A: Steven Chu.” Interview with Steven Chu. Technology Review (MIT). May 14, 2009.
8 Claybrook, Joan. “Testimony of Joan Claybrook, President, Public Citizen, Yucca Mountain: The Hazards of Nuclear Waste Storage and Transportation.” Testimony, US Congress. Apr. 18, 2002. yucca/articles.cfm?ID=7434
9 Comarow, David. “Yucca Mountain: Time to Think the Unthinkable.” Testimony, US Department of Energy Public Hearing. Dec. 8th, 2001.
10 Fialka, John. “The ‘Screw Nevada Bill’ and How It Stymied US Nuclear Waste Policy.” New York Times. May 11, 2009.
11 Guinn, Kenny. “Statement of Kenny C. Guinn.” Testimony, US Congress. April 5, 2005.
12 Johnson, Jeff. “The Forever Waste.” Chemical and Engineering News. May 2008.
13 Lubick, Naomi. “Falsification Alleged at Yucca Mountain.” Geotimes. May 2005.
14 Obama, Barack. “Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address.” Speech before Congress. Jan. 27, 2010.
15 Tetreault, Steve. “Yucca Mountain: Falsification Suspicions Spur Hearings.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. March 29, 2005.
16 Wald, Matthew L. “Doubt Cast on Prime Site as Nuclear Waste Dump.” New York Times. June 20, 1997.
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