Yucca Mountain Storage Facility
- Canisters of waste, sealed in special casks, are shipped to the site by truck or train.
- Shipping casks are removed, and the inner tube with the waste is placed in a steel, multilayered storage container.
- An automated system sends storage containers underground to the tunnels.
- Containers are stored along the tunnels, on their side.
For more information on this exhibit, please contact the Comptroller’s Data Services Division at 512-463-4900 or at P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.