“Republicans Open Inquiry on Yucca Mountain Shutdown.” See http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/05/republicans-open-inquiry-on-yucca-mountain-shutdown/

This raises the issue about what we should do with nuclear waste. I have a basic question: Regardless of political opposition, where is the safest and best place, from a scientific standpoint, to store nuclear waste? Is that place Yucca Mountain.