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DOE: Crews Monitors Nuclear Site For Radiation

The U.S. Department of Energy stressed Sunday that no surface contamination has been found after airborne radiation was detected underground at a southeastern New Mexico site where the government stores low-grade nuclear waste.

02/16/2014

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Battle Continues Over Nuclear Waste

The fight over bringing radioactive uranium waste to Nevada has moved to Capitol Hill.

07/31/2013

A 'no trespassing' sign warns people to stay away from the proposed nuclear waste dump site of Yucca Mountain. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Sandoval Discusses Nevada’s Nuclear Future With Federal Official

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.

07/19/2013

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Senators Seek Nuclear Storage At Yucca Mountain

The door may not be shut on storing high-level nuclear waste in Nevada.

06/28/2013

Rail tunnel descending into the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located in Nye County, Nevada, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (photo: MAXIM KNIAZKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Renews Push For Yucca Mountain

House Republicans are hoping to revive the stalled nuclear repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain.

06/18/2013

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Is Nuclear Material Headed For Nevada?

A plan to ship bomb-usable nuclear material to Nevada is raising questions.

04/10/2013

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Yucca Mountain Battle Could Flare Up

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.

02/05/2013

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Fed Sets Date For Nuclear Waste Storage

The Department of Energy hopes to identify a permanent location by the year 2026, and have the burial site open in 2048.

01/14/2013

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Uranium Shipment Headed To Nevada

Shipments of radioactive uranium from Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are heading to Nevada.

01/02/2013

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Hospital Holds Radiation Response Drill

A hospital in northwest Las Vegas is hosting a decontamination drill simulating the release of radiation due to a criminal act.

12/12/2012

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