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.


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.


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Uranium Shipment Headed To Nevada

Shipments of radioactive uranium from Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are heading to Nevada.


(photo: MAXIM KNIAZKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruling May Spark Renewed Yucca Debate

A federal appeals court ruling could renew debate on the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.



Panel to Recommend Yucca Alternative

A blue-ribbon commission appointed by President Obama will recommend a site other than Yucca Mountain for storing nuclear waste.

CBS Las Vegas–07/29/2011