Nevada Democrats Want Say in Congress Hearing on Nuke DumpWith Congress talking about reviving a mothballed plan to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the Nevada desert, top state officials and most of its federal representatives are resuming a 35-year fight to block it.
Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear SiteEnergy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department.
Nevadans in Congress Nearly United Against Nuke Dump FundingNevada's congressional delegation is nearly united decrying President Donald Trump's request for Congress to allocate $120 million to restart the licensing process for a national nuclear waste dump in the desert outside Las Vegas.
Nevada Lawmakers Asked to Fund Fight Against Nuke Waste SiteNevada lawmakers are being asked to commit $3.6 million per year for the next two years to fight a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Nevada Gears Up to Fight Yucca Mountain Nuke Waste SiteFacing a new presidential administration and a Republican Congress, top Nevada elected officials are gearing up to resume a 30-year fight to stop proposals to bury the nation's radioactive waste about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
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