Tarkanian Backs Trump, Slams Heller, Over Yucca MountainTrying to further distinguish himself from Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, Republican primary challenger Danny Tarkanian is praising the Trump administration's effort to restart licensing of a nuclear waste dump outside Las Vegas.
Nevada Prepares to Fight Against Yucca Mountain ProjectNevada officials are moving ahead with efforts to fight the Yucca Mountain project.
House Panel Backs Bill to Revive Nevada Nuclear Waste DumpA House committee has approved a bill that would revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, while also moving forward with a separate plan for a temporary storage site in New Mexico or Texas.
Nevada Wants US Court to Reject Texas Bid to Prod Nuke DumpNevada wants a federal appeals court to dismiss a bid by the state of Texas to kick-start government funding and licensing for a long-fought plan to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the desert outside Las Vegas.
Nevada Officials In DC Restate Opposition To Nuclear DumpGov. Brian Sandoval says he told Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., that he remains absolutely opposed to the Yucca Mountain project.
Nevada Democrats Want Say in Congress Hearing on Nuke DumpWith Congress talking about reviving a mothballed plan to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the Nevada desert, top state officials and most of its federal representatives are resuming a 35-year fight to block it.
Critic Denounces Efforts To Revive RepositoryIllinois Congressman John Shimkus is denouncing efforts to revive the nuclear repository at Yucca Mountain.
Nevada Seeks To Intervene In Yucca Mountain CaseNevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has asked a federal appeals court in New Orleans to approve the Silver State as a third party in the case.
Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear SiteEnergy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department.
Nevadans in Congress Nearly United Against Nuke Dump FundingNevada's congressional delegation is nearly united decrying President Donald Trump's request for Congress to allocate $120 million to restart the licensing process for a national nuclear waste dump in the desert outside Las Vegas.
Nevada Lawmakers Asked to Fund Fight Against Nuke Waste SiteNevada lawmakers are being asked to commit $3.6 million per year for the next two years to fight a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Nevada Gears Up to Fight Yucca Mountain Nuke Waste SiteFacing a new presidential administration and a Republican Congress, top Nevada elected officials are gearing up to resume a 30-year fight to stop proposals to bury the nation's radioactive waste about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.