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Interim nuclear waste bill boosted by Trump budget

The Trump administration’s reversal on Yucca Mountain funding is bolstering a Senate bill that would allow the government to store nuclear waste temporarily at private sites while a permanent solution is worked out.

Yucca Mountain bill in House faces steep climb

A House committee will consider a bill Tuesday that would proceed with development of the Yucca Mountain project, but it faces an uncertain future on the floor and in the Senate.

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