Environmental groups are pressing Gov. Brian Sandoval to block shipments of potent uranium waste planned for burial at a government-managed site in Nevada.
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 federal appeals court ruling could renew debate on the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.
(Las Vegas, NV) – A federal appeals court could decide if the federal government should restart the licensing process for Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear repository. A three-judge panel heard arguments from South Carolina and Washington […]
A familiar face may return to the Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency to help the state fight what one administrator called a “serious resumption” of efforts to open Yucca Mountain as the nation’s first high level nuclear waste dump.
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 […]
A blue-ribbon commission appointed by President Obama will recommend a site other than Yucca Mountain for storing nuclear waste.
The Obama Administration’s efforts to end the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository hit a snag this weekend with passage of the 2011 spending bill by the U.S. House.