Nuclear waste transportation draws opposition in west

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(Northern Rockies News Service) Concerns are growing in the west about nuclear waste transportation. 

Tuesday, the Snake River Alliance held a webinar on these concerns, heightened by the potential of a temporary waste facility opening in New Mexico. 

Kevin Kamps is the radioactive waste specialist for Beyond Nuclear. He said these fears are combined with the recent train derailment of toxic waste in Ohio. 

He said the federal government and nuclear power industry are rushing to create the New Mexico temporary waste facility.