Senators revive search for nuclear waste storage site

Senators revive search for nuclear waste storage site

A bipartisan group of senators has revived the longstanding issue of where to store and dispose of nuclear waste with a new bill proposing centralized interim storage while a search for a permanent disposal site is conducted.

VIDEO: Young activists stage “Climate Strike” in DC

  Hundreds of young activists gathered in front of the US Capitol Building on Friday to demand action on climate change. Speakers included Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and her daughter Isra Hirsi, one of the organizers of the strike. After her speech, Omar also...

VIDEO: What is the Sunrise Movement?

Last week, a video of children pleading with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cal., to back the Green New Deal resolution went viral on Twitter. The video, which now has about 10 million views, was posted by the Sunrise Movement, an environmental activist organization...

In West Virginia: More Jobs, Fewer People

WEST VIRGINIA'S employment numbers have risen thanks to more coal, natural gas and construction projects, but young people say they need more diverse career options in order to stay in the state.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest report...

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Medill Today // November 14, 2019


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