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August 16, 2019 - 9:38 am
Fresh off defeat in a related federal appeal, Nevada’s attorney general says he intends to ask a U.S. judge in Reno to order the Trump administration to remove the weapons-grade plutonium it secretly shipped last year to a site near Las Vegas.
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May 10, 2019 - 8:24 am
Nevada’s U.S. senators and Energy Secretary Rick Perry are set to tour a site north of Las Vegas where the federal government is handling weapons-grade plutonium shipped from South Carolina.
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March 27, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Henderson has joined the chorus of voices condemning the U.S. Energy Department's secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a federal site north of Las Vegas.
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January 18, 2019 - 9:49 am
A federal judge in Nevada said Thursday she's unlikely to decide before next month whether to block the U.S. Energy Department from shipping a metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to a nuclear security site north of Las Vegas.
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January 17, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Lawyers for the state of Nevada are in a federal courtroom seeking an injunction that would at least temporarily prohibit the U.S. Energy Department from shipping weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to a security site north of Las Vegas.
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January 11, 2019 - 9:17 am
A federal court hearing will go forward as scheduled in Reno next week on the state's attempt to block the Energy Department's plans to ship plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada despite claims by U.S. lawyers they need more time to prepare due to the partial government shutdown.
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September 07, 2018 - 9:42 am
A federal government plan to ship weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to a U.S. nuclear materials handling facility about 100 miles from Las Vegas drew protests and official outrage Thursday from Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and a bipartisan group of the state's congressional delegation.
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