Heck amendment gives insight into his Yucca Mountain stance
Rep. Joe Heck is picking up the traditional Nevada torch on Yucca Mountain. Sort of. And although his effort failed, an amendment the Nevada Republican introduced Wednesday night offers a glimpse into his position on the issue.
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article Ruling in Yucca Mountain case pushed into new year
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal court decision whether to resume license hearings for a Nevada nuclear waste site has been pushed into next year.
article NRC allows closure of Yucca Mountain nuclear dump
(Washington D.C.) -- A divided Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday allowed the Obama administration to continue plans to close the controversial Yucca Mountain...
article Yucca may yet have pulse after ruling
(Washington D.C.) -- Nevada lawmakers on Friday celebrated a ruling by the federal nuclear safety agency that they said could close down Yucca Mountain once and for all.
article Used 22 times over 314 weeks, Yucca Mountain facility closes
(Las Vegas) -- At the end of August, the federal government will close its multimillion-dollar hearing facility in Las Vegas where lawyers argued their cases for and...
article Wash. files suit on Yucca Mountain consideration
(Washington) -- Washington state and South Carolina filed another lawsuit Friday to compel the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to resume its consideration of a nuclear...
article Bid to redirect Yucca funding to nuclear fuel recycling rejected
(Washington D.C.) -- A bid to steer $25 million away from the Yucca Mountain project to nuclear fuel research was rejected in Congress on Wednesday. An amendment by Rep...
article Heck amendment gives insight into his Yucca Mountain stance
(Washington D.C.) -- Rep. Joe Heck is picking up the traditional Nevada torch on Yucca Mountain. Sort of. And although his effort failed, an amendment the Nevada...
article Court Won’t Intervene in Fate of Nuclear Dump
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal appeals court on Friday declined to step into a dispute over the Obama administration’s cancellation of a planned nuclear waste dump...
article Appeals court dismisses Yucca Mountain lawsuit
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal judges on Friday dismissed a challenge to the Obama administration over nuclear waste, delivering a blow to states that want to send...
article Huntsman: Nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain up to Nevadans
(Reno) -- Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman predicted Friday that Yucca Mountain never will become the nation's nuclear repository as long as Nevadans...
article NRC's inspector general: Chief 'wrong' to mislead on Yucca Mountain
(Washington D.C.) -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's inspector general says the agency's chairman was unprofessional and "wrong" as he repeatedly...
article GOP: Politics at play in commission’s Yucca Mountain review
(Washington D.C.) -- Republicans are complaining that politics, and not procedure, is influencing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s review of the nuclear waste...
article GOP launches probe into allegations over Yucca Mountain
(Washington D.C.) -- Republicans in the Energy and Commerce Committee have launched an official investigation into allegations of illegal, improprietous and politically...
article Tim Pawlenty talks gambling, Yucca mountain during Nevada trip
(Nevada) -- Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty spent Tuesday in Nevada, speaking with potential Republican supporters in one of the nation’s most important...
article House panel investigates plan to halt Yucca Mountain site
(Washington D.C.) -- Ever since gaining control of the House in the November elections, Republican leaders have said they planned to challenge President Barack Obama...
article House panel probes plan to halt Yucca nuke site
(Washington D.C.) -- A House energy panel said Thursday it is investigating the Obama administration's decision to halt plans to bury the nation's nuclear waste...
article House spending bill prolongs dispute over Yucca shutdown
(Washington D.C.) -- The 2011 spending bill the U.S. House passed shortly before dawn today prolongs a dispute over a final portion of the Yucca Mountain Project.
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