Yucca

Report gives Yucca good evaluations

By Steve TetreaultParticular to the WASHINGTON — Analysts at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday completed a safety evaluation that provides Yucca Mountain usually positive marks, but stops short of recommending it be granted a license to operate as a nuclear waste site. The report was released four days prior to the Obama administration released …

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Bill seeks to place Yucca Mountain back on the agenda

WASHINGTON — A bill being ready in Congress seeks to put Yucca Mountain back on the table as lawmakers seek to break a gridlock over managing and disposing of the nation’s nuclear waste. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., stated Tuesday legislation he is writing could be prepared for House floor votes by the summer season. He …

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