Nuclear Nebraska: The Remarkable Story of the Little County That Couldn't Be Bought

Synopsis

Nuclear Nebraska tells the inspiring story of how a small Nebraska farm community took on big government and big business... and won. In 1989, the U. S. government, five state governments and two multinational corporations approached Boyd County, Nebraska, with a proposal to build a low-level nuclear waste dump in exchange for $3 million per year for the next 40 years. This powerful book chronicles the farming community's transfomration from a small group of isolationist farmers to a defiant band of environmentalists.