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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Feb 01, 2018 3:14 pm 
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A pro-science approach to Yucca Mountain appropriations


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US commissioners call for action on used fuel


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Feb 05, 2018 7:50 pm 
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Why have the US politicians been able to spread irrational fear of used nuclear fuel? At worst, it should be left to experts to handle the stuff.
The doe gets funds to handle upkeep of nuclear weapons but funds for licensing the used fuel repository are feeling the crunch?


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PostPosted: Feb 13, 2018 1:08 pm 
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20 years late; $30 billion in the hole


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Feb 28, 2018 3:40 pm 
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Panel takes preliminary step in process to revive Yucca Mountain


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Mar 06, 2018 11:45 am 
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House lawmakers decry federal inaction on Yucca Mountain


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Mar 07, 2018 2:05 pm 
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Congress Poised to Skip Funding Yucca Nuke Dump Again This Year

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House and Senate appropriators have no plans to fund development of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada this year, according to the chairman of the House subcommittee charged with writing the Energy Department’s spending plan. Lawmakers have agreed, however, to continue a separate Obama-era loan program the Trump administration has sought to kill, the chairman, Representative Mike Simpson, said in an interview Tuesday after his appropriations subcommittee finished work on the bill. The spending measures, to be included in a broad government funding bill, are still subject to change, added Simpson, an Idaho Republican. President Donald Trump has vowed to revive long-stalled efforts to construct the underground repository for spent nuclear fuel from power plants and requested $120 million to pay for initial work needed for those efforts. But a disagreement between the two chambers over whether additional nuclear waste sites should be constructed before Yucca is built tanked those efforts, Simpson said. "We’re at an impasse," Simpson added. "I think everybody is kinda stuck this year."


Even under Trump there is little progress on Yucca Mountain.


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Mar 08, 2018 8:02 pm 
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Now Is Congress’ Prime Opportunity to Act on Nuclear Waste


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
PostPosted: Mar 13, 2018 2:28 pm 
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The quiet fight to finally send nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain


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 Post subject: Re: Yucca Mountain
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Senators question Yucca Mountain in DOE’s proposed budget


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