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.
House Republicans are hoping to revive the stalled nuclear repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain.
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.
A blue-ribbon commission appointed by President Obama will recommend a site other than Yucca Mountain for storing nuclear waste.