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Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site
Environment | Politics
Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site (January 12, 2017)
The controversial nuclear waste repository, widely opposed in Nevada, could be revived by the incoming Trump administration.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear report
Environment | National
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear report (May 11, 2016)
Chairman George Gholson said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission failed to adequately consider the impacts to his people.

Ian Zabarte: Western Shoshone territory in Nevada is not for sale
Environment | Opinion
Ian Zabarte: Western Shoshone territory in Nevada is not for sale (October 2, 2015)
The government of Newe Sogobia does not consent to the inclusion of any part of our treaty defined property into the boundaries or jurisdiction of the United States or any state or territory.

Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump
Environment | Law | Politics
Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump (January 30, 2015)
The facility would be located on land promised to Western Shoshone tribes under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley.

Court orders resumption of Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site
Environment | Law | Politics
Court orders resumption of Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site (August 14, 2013)
The Obama administration flouted the law when it stopped work on the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in Nevada, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday.

Editorial: Nuclear waste storage problem deserves a new solution
Opinion
Editorial: Nuclear waste storage problem deserves a new solution (July 5, 2012)
"Lawmakers and policy planners must revive the search for safe ways to store used fuel rods from nuclear power reactors. The long-term solution favored by most experts, which we endorse,...

Mark Trahant: Tragedy in Japan  puts  Yucca Mountain in scrutiny
Opinion
Mark Trahant: Tragedy in Japan puts Yucca Mountain in scrutiny (March 14, 2011)
Like most people I watched the events in Japan unfold on cable and through Facebook throughout the weekend. It’s great to see posts from friends and friends-of-friends who are OK....

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