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Congress | Government | Yucca Mountain

Yucca bill advanced by panel not likely to see House floor

November 21st, 2019 - 2:00am
The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation that would restart the licensing process for building a national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, but the measure, which is opposed by the state’s congressional delegation, is not expected to get a vote on the House floor.












Congress | Government | Yucca Mountain

DOE budget bill triggers Yucca Mountain fight

May 16th, 2019 - 2:05am
Whether to provide funding for the licensing of a national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain will be among the top issues under debate next week when the U.S. House Appropriations Committee takes up the annual funding bill for the Department of Energy.


Congress | Government | Yucca Mountain

On eve of security site visit and after giving maiden Senate speech, Rosen promises to hound DOE's Perry over promise to remove plutonium

May 10th, 2019 - 2:00am
With a visit to the Nevada National Security Site by Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto set for Friday, Sen. Jacky Rosen said she plans to hound Perry to make sure he lives up to the agreement he made to remove the secretly shipped plutonium being stored there.


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