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Nuke bill amended in Senate to include long-term storage study

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The bill in the Minnesota Senate that would repeal a ban on nuclear power plants now also requires study of potential costs associated with storing nuclear waste within the state for hundreds of years.

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Sen. John Howe, R-Red Wing, was able to convince the Senate Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Committee Thursday to amend the bill allowing for new nuclear power plants.

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