Restarting the licensing process to determine whether a nuclear waste repository could be built at Yucca Mountain would cost in excess of $330 million, the nonpartisan investigative arm of Congress reported Friday.
Nevada’s Republican Sen. Dean Heller distanced himself from President Donald Trump’s budget proposal on Wednesday, saying he is working with a bipartisan group to preserve Medicaid spending in states that expanded the program.
President Donald Trump’s first detailed budget to Congress will include Medicaid cuts that could impact thousands of Nevadans as well as federal funds to restart the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife’s public service announcements aim to be as eye-catching as they are informative.
Higher-than-expected radiation levels detected in liquid waste shipped from Canada to South Carolina illustrate the folly of shipping even-more-dangerous materials to Nevada by truck and rail, state’s top nuclear safety official says.
The state’s top gaming regulator said Friday that he’s concerned about political influence on the oversight of Nevada’s dominant industry and has nothing against Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a prospective Republican candidate for governor.
The Nevada Legislature paused Thursday to honor the life and legacy of native son and former longtime Boulder City Mayor Robert Ferraro.
Public is invited to weigh in on the review of 22 national monuments targeted for reconsideration, including two in Nevada: Gold Butte in northeastern Clark County and Basin and Range in remote Lincoln and Nye counties.
But Nevada’s point man in interstate negotiations says he doesn’t expect the dispute to derail efforts to prevent a federal water shortage declaration.
But President Trump has proposed spending $120 million in 2018 to restart licensing process for high-level radioactive waste dump 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.