(photo courtesy: Centennial Hills Hospital)

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.



Scientists Conduct Plutonium Experiment In Nevada

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.



House Restore Funding For Yucca Mountain

The U.S. House of Representatives has restored funding for the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.


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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Talk Yucca Mountain

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential hopefuls say they oppose the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada. During a Republican presidential debate Tuesday in Las Vegas, Texas Congressman Ron Paul says the other 49 states […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/18/2011

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Nuclear Test Site Deemed “Safe”

The National Nuclear Security Administration says air and groundwater around the Nevada National Security Site tested as safe last year.

CBS Las Vegas–09/19/2011


Panel to Recommend Yucca Alternative

A blue-ribbon commission appointed by President Obama will recommend a site other than Yucca Mountain for storing nuclear waste.

CBS Las Vegas–07/29/2011


Budget Deal Nixes Yucca Mountain

The budget deal negotiated Friday night will allow the Obama administration to shut down work on the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.


KXNT Morning News: Future of Nuclear Arms Treaty

It appears that enough Senate Republicans support President Obama’s START nuclear arms treaty with Russia to potentially pass a final vote today.


Would You Tour the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster?

  Beginning next year, Ukraine plans to open up the sealed zone around the Chernobyl reactor to visitors who wish to learn more about the tragedy that occurred nearly a quarter of a century ago.