Contractor Picked to Guard Nevada National Security SiteFederal officials say a subsidiary of a Virginia defense contractor will be paid up to $203 million over five years to provide security at a vast former nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.
Fed Plan To Bury Nuke Waste In Nevada Drawing Fire Federal plans to truck radioactive material from a World War II-era plant in Tennessee to Nevada for burial are renewing a long-fought battle to prevent the Silver State from becoming the nation's nuclear dumping ground.
Nevada Gov. Tells Feds To Bury 'Dirty Bomb' Nuclear Waste ElsewhereNevada's governor is telling the federal government the state doesn't want highly radioactive waste of the type that could be used to build a "dirty bomb" buried in a shallow pit at the former national nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.

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