Senator’s bill seeks Yucca Mountain refunds–‘No one should … pay for an empty hole in the Nevada desert’

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WASHINGTON — A bill introduced in the Senate would begin refunding billions of dollars to electricity consumers if President Barack Obama follows through on his vow to end the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste program.

The bill by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., would dismantle the special fund dedicated to building a repository in Nevada for 77,000 tons of used nuclear fuel and waste generated by utilities and government defense programs.

If the Yucca project is scrapped, the money should be returned, Graham said in a statement with his bill, which was introduced Wednesday
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