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Ruling keeps Yucca Mountain alive

The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste plan was kept alive Tuesday when a panel of judges ruled the Obama administration does not have the authority to withdraw the project without permission from Congress.

UNLV researchers seeking ways to reprocess nuclear fuel

With Albert Einstein’s “research” quote glued to the laboratory door, a team of radio­chemistry researchers routinely goes about its work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in hopes that someday they really will know what they have done and if it will make a difference.

Energy Department pulls water applications for Yucca rail line

In what is the strongest indication to date that it will abandon the Yucca Mountain Project, the Department of Energy on Tuesday withdrew 116 water applications it had filed with the State Engineer for building a rail line to haul nuclear waste to the mountain from Caliente.

Yucca’s 625 workers face uncertain futures

Chains holding the white Department of Energy flag creaked against the flagpole in the gentle breeze and sent an eerie sound across the half-filled parking lot at the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project Tuesday.