Nuclear license plates

Nevada is shipping mushroom-cloud license plates. I’m on a dirt-slow, massivley unreliable network connection; maximum gratitude to anyone who posts the URL for a < 300 pixel wide jpeg in the discussion area. (Thanks, Casey!)

“Nevada being Nevada, this is a unique subject,” said Rick Bibbero, 55, a real estate agent in Minden who won $500 with his design for the license tag. “You wouldn’t find California trying to memorialize something like this, but this is our past,” said Bibbero, who said he’s neither for nor against the federal government’s plan to entomb 77,000 tons of highly radioactive waste beneath a volcanic ridge 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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