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SUBJECT CODE: ENG 112
Date received (Office Use Only)
INTAKE: October, 2014
Subject Name: College English 2
Assignment Number: 02
Due date of assignment: 24/11/2014 Submission date: 24/11/2014
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Wald has been in the paper's Washington bureau since 1995, and is currently assigned to write about environment and energy (http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/w/matthew_l_wald/index.html). "Calls to Use Yucca Mountain as a Nuclear Waste Site, Now Deemed Safe" is one of the most attracting article of Matthew which was published in The New York Times on October 16, 2014. The article demonstrates the issue about nuclear waste site that is very controversial today. This assignment will summarize some main points and assess subjectively about this article.
The article shows the case of using Yucca Mountain as a Nuclear Waste Site. There are two main arguments. The first argument is that Yucca Mountain is a suitable site to restore nuclear waste supported by Republicans and the State of Nevada. According to John M. Shimkus, Republican of Illinois, who is a senior member of the House Energy...