Former Idaho Governors Cecil Andrus, right, and Phil Batt, left, talk to reporters in 2015 in Boise, Idaho. Andrus said that an arrangement between Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter and the U.S. Department of Energy to bring in 50 spent nuclear fuel rods to the Idaho National Laboratory for research would turn the state into a nuclear waste repository. (AP)
Former Idaho Governors Cecil Andrus, right, and Phil Batt, left, talk to reporters in 2015 in Boise, Idaho. Andrus said that an arrangement between Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter and the U.S. Department of Energy to bring in 50 spent nuclear fuel rods to the Idaho National Laboratory for research would turn the state into a nuclear waste repository. (AP) Keith Ridler AP
Former Idaho Governors Cecil Andrus, right, and Phil Batt, left, talk to reporters in 2015 in Boise, Idaho. Andrus said that an arrangement between Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter and the U.S. Department of Energy to bring in 50 spent nuclear fuel rods to the Idaho National Laboratory for research would turn the state into a nuclear waste repository. (AP) Keith Ridler AP

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