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.
The on-again, off-again Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository will have another day in court soon. Could it’s full potential finally be reached?
KXNT Morning News Joe Gillespie talks to the Senate Majority Leader on the election, the healthcare bill, a new online gaming bill and what he has learned over the last year.