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City ups ante in nuclear fight

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City officials want the federal government to hold up its end of the bargain when it comes to nuclear waste.

Red Wing City Council voted Monday to send a letter to Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson asking her to sue the federal government for failing to take care of nuclear waste.

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The federal government is required to pick up nuclear waste from facilities like the Prairie Island nuclear plant, Council member Lisa Bayley said, but hasn't been doing so.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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