As the U.S. continues to try to resolve the decades old issue of what to do with nuclear waste, Need to Know visits a possible solution a half mile below the desert in New Mexico. Alison Stewart goes underground for a tour.
With Republicans back in power, nuclear power is likely to take a central role in the nation’s energy policy. But where do you store the waste? Need to Know examines some of the challenges.
This week on Need to Know: Rape as a weapon of war in Congo. An experimental program to fight childhood obesity. And exploring what to do about nuclear waste.
As the Obama administration puts nuclear power at the center of its energy agenda, Need to Know explores the decades of indecision about what to do with nuclear waste.