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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Releases Part Of Yucca Report

781-page document says storing nuclear waste there met safety guidelines.

10/17/2014

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Reid Makes Yucca Vow

Promises nuclear waste storage project won’t happen

09/17/2014

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Legal Bills Mount In Yucca Fight

Law firm’s contract extended, $5 million more for Yucca nuclear fight

09/11/2013

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Yucca Mountain Alive Again?

A federal appeals court says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada.

08/13/2013

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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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Sandoval Urged To Block Shipments Of Uranium Waste

Environmental groups are pressing Gov. Brian Sandoval to block shipments of potent uranium waste planned for burial at a government-managed site in Nevada.

06/15/2013

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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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