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Bernie Sanders
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May 17, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released an online video decrying the proposed nuclear-waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain as an environmental risk opposed by Native American communities.
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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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May 08, 2019 - 2:25 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Members of the Western Shoshone Tribe are inviting the public to join them in a weekend of activities to protest federal plans to revive the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. The Western Shoshone Tribe is inviting everyone to join its protest this weekend against...
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Kristen Gillibrand
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May 07, 2019 - 10:12 am
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Monday that she's deeply against a plan to store the nation's nuclear waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain.
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May 03, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Nevada's long crusade to block the creation of a national nuclear-waste dump at Yucca Mountain has pitted the state against a bipartisan group of lawmakers across the country, but a band of presidential hopefuls is joining the early voting state's cause.
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Rick Perry
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May 03, 2019 - 9:24 am
The state of Nevada has displayed “remarkable” disregard for national security in its continued legal battle over the secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a site near Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
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March 11, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Gov. Steve Sisolak and Nevada members of Congress are vowing to fight to block President Donald Trump's request to restart the federal licensing process to build a nuclear waste dump in the state.
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October 24, 2018 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KXNT) - On Tuesday, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) and U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) sent a letter to President Trump in response to his remarks in Elko, where he said he “would be very inclined to be against” turning Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste dump. The...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The House on Thursday approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers.
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May 10, 2018 - 2:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Clark County Commissioners on Thursday expressed their strong opposition to proposed federal legislation that would restart the licensing process for the proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. "Years after federal officials recognized the shortfalls of Yucca...
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