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Nuclear sites in the US
  • Workers at the 'C' Tank Farm at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, near Richland, Wash. 
  • The "C" tank farm is shown during a media tour of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash.
  • Rows of chambers holding intermediate-level radioactive waste in shallow pits at the Bruce Power nuclear complex near Kincardine, Ontario.
  • Radioactive waste sealed in large stainless steel canisters is stored under five feet of concrete in a storage building at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, S.C. 
  • Nuclear waste is stored in underground containers at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho.
  • People leave the south portal of Yucca Mountain during a congressional tour Saturday, July 14, 2018, near Mercury, Nev. 
  • University of Toronto professor Ted Sargent stands near the north portal of Yucca Mountain during a congressional tour Saturday, July 14, 2018, near Mercury, Nev. Several members of Congress toured the proposed radioactive waste dump 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.