As US pursues new plan for national dumping ground, nuclear plants build up long-term storage

  • by: MICHAEL MELIA , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 26, 2014 - 11:45 AM

WATERFORD, Conn. — Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel — radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.

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