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Indy Environment: Visitors trashed Tahoe last July. Will they do it again?

After roughly 6,300 pounds of trash left at Tahoe's Zephyr Shoals beach last July 4, officials and agencies are taking steps to prevent a repeat of the debacle.

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D.C. Download: Yucca Mountain rises again in Congress

In a Wednesday hearing on the management of spent nuclear fuel in the House Energy & Commerce Committee — no Nevadans are members — leaders took turns lamenting that the Yucca site, first chosen as the sole site in 1987 and approved for funding in 2002, still houses no nuclear waste due to the power of multiple generations of Nevada politicians.

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