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Yucca Mountain

From our archives: Yucca water rights denied

State Engineer Hugh Ricci has denied the Energy Department permanent rights to 140 million gallons per year of groundwater that the agency sought to build and operate the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.

From our archives: YUCCA MOUNTAIN DEBATE: Experts argue findings

The opposing scientists representing Nevada and the federal government added more proof that geology is an inexact science, and they might not be able to provide the answers by the time a decision is expected.