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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.


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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