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Utah's steps in nuclear storage battle

With a Nuclear Regulatory Commission license in hand, the utility group Private Fuel Storage wants to store 44,000 tons of spent nuclear fuel in steel casks on the Goshute Indian Reservation in Skull Valley, perhaps by 2008. Utah leaders and other opponents hope to prevent that by:

Challenging PFS's NRC license and proposal in the courts.

Asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny final approval of the PFS lease on the Goshute reservation.

Persuading the Bureau of Land Management to deny approval of a rail line on federal land.

Having Congress declare the BLM lands to be wilderness, blocking the rail line.