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.
The door may not be shut on storing high-level nuclear waste in Nevada.
House Republicans are hoping to revive the stalled nuclear repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain.
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.