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Nuclear News | March 16, 2017

Yucca Mountain. Photo Credit: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

White House Proposes Reviving Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site

The White House’s fiscal 2018 budget plan for the U.S. Department of Energy includes $120 million to restart licensing for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a project stalled for years by lawsuits and local opposition.