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After nearly two years of work, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future released its final report outlining suggestions for nuclear waste management.


In a 180-page document submitted to the U.S. Energy Secretary at the end of last month, the group lists priorities for managing the more than 65,000 tons and counting of spent nuclear fuel accumulating across the country - including at Prairie Island nuclear plant.

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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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