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In this April 13, 2006, file photo, Pete Vavricka conducts an underground train from the entrance of Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
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If Palisades Nuclear Power Plant shuts down next year, where will the nuclear waste go? The short answer is probably nowhere. 


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Congressman Dan Kildee says there should be a better way to store nuclear waste. The Democrat from Flint says a proposed facility in Canada isn't a good answer.


The site in Nevada could become the destination for highly rasioactive spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors like the one at Palisades near South Haven.