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  • Politics

    Once Thought Dead, Is Yucca Mountain Coming Back to Life?

    By Michael Green

    In the new budget submitted by President Donald Trump, we can’t take care of the poor and sick, but we can afford $120 million to get the licensing back on track for a nuclear waste dump about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

  • Latest

    Yucca Mountain Decision Steals Spotlight at National Clean Energy Summit

    By Heidi Kyser

    U.S. Senator Harry Reid kicked off his sixth annual green power party, the National Clean Energy Summit, on Tuesday at Mandalay Bay with some good news: a major solar deal that’s been in the works for some time has been sealed. The press on hand, however, was less interested in that than in word coming […]

  • Seven Questions

    Seven Questions for Judy Treichel, Yucca Mountain Activist

    By Heidi Kyser

    Sitting in an overstuffed armchair bathed in sunlight, Judy Treichel is the portrait of a patient grandmother, completely unfazed by the coffehouse’s hissing espresso machine and the repeated “whack!” as the front door opens and closes behind her. Given her calm disposition, passersby would surely be surprised to discover that this sweet elderly woman has long been Nevada’s fiercest anti-nuclear-waste activist.