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Editorial: Don't let the window close on a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage deal

As the final days of the 115th Congress tick down in a blur of last-minute negotiations over government spending and President Donald Trump's border wall, time is running out for lawmakers to restart a long-stalled effort to build a permanent nuclear waste repository. They should make it a top priority.

At issue is the proposed repository in remote Yucca Mountain, Nev., adjacent to a Cold War-era nuclear weapons test site. About a decade ago,

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