The fight over bringing radioactive uranium waste to Nevada has moved to Capitol Hill.
Gov. Brian Sandoval says he had a “frank and blunt” discussion with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz over proposed shipments of nuclear waste to Nevada.
The door may not be shut on storing high-level nuclear waste in Nevada.
House Republicans are hoping to revive the stalled nuclear repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain.
A plan to ship bomb-usable nuclear material to Nevada is raising questions.
Officials in the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects religiously check their computers every Tuesday and Friday as soon as they wake up because a pivotal ruling from federal courts on Nevada’s top nuclear interest is expected anytime now.
The Department of Energy hopes to identify a permanent location by the year 2026, and have the burial site open in 2048.
Shipments of radioactive uranium from Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are heading to Nevada.
A hospital in northwest Las Vegas is hosting a decontamination drill simulating the release of radiation due to a criminal act.
Officials at a national proving ground in Nevada say scientists have conducted an underground experiment using high explosives to test the effectiveness of the nation’s nuclear weapons.