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2008-09-22 06:00:18

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - No matter what happens with the embattled director of Nevada's Nuclear Projects Agency, the state will not give up the fight against Yucca Mountain, Nevada's senators vowed Thursday. Sens.

2008-09-19 06:00:17

By Erin Neff Nevada voters were starting to hit Yucca Mountain fatigue before the 2004 presidential election. And nothing in the past four years has done a thing to elevate the repository past a political talking point. Voters just haven't cared.

2008-09-11 06:00:21

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT stephens washington bureau WASHINGTON - White House officials on Tuesday threatened to have President Bush veto a giant defense bill in part because it could reduce spending for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site.

2008-09-09 09:00:24

By Erica Werner Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators took a first step Monday toward allowing a radioactive waste dump in Nevada, agreeing to formally review the government's license application for the dump.

2008-08-25 06:01:01

The sunny predictions that came from this week's National Clean Energy Summit at UNLV largely ignored the dark clouds hovering above the Cox Pavilion.

2008-08-08 06:00:30

To the editor: Since moving to Nevada in 1991, I've been a Democrat. But right now, I'm a very unhappy Democrat. It's hard to be happy while I'm paying $4 a gallon - about $80 a tankful - for gasoline.

2008-08-04 15:00:49

By MICHAEL COLEMAN Journal Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Congress headed home for its annual August recess Friday without agreement on an energy bill, and New Mexico's senators each blamed the other's political party for the impasse. Sen.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

Democrats are split on a plan by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., aimed at protecting them in the face of controversial oil drilling proposals. A number of Senate and U.S.


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