All posts tagged "Yucca Mountain"

  • Opinion
    Monument Designation: Simply a bureaucratic ruse to block Yucca

    (Stanley Paher & Tyrus Cobb) – In a stunning set aside, at Senator Harry Reid’s urging, President Obama...

  • Politics
    Reid Heller’s “informed obstructionist legislation” – S.1825

    A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. 114th Congress (2015-2016) 07-22-15 (Gary Duarte, USNEF) – Senators Reid and Heller have filed S.1825, as they continue to show they...

  • Government
    Obama’s national monument could derail Yucca Mountain site! . . . NOT!

    (Gary Duarte of USNEF) – Sunday JUL-12, Las Vegas-SUN . . . “New national monument could derail plans for nuke dump at Yucca!” “Stories” like this which spread false information are how Harry Reid has been misrepresenting Nevada Citizens about Yucca Mountain for the past 30 years! Also, within this timeline, Nevada’s Agency for Nuclear...

  • Politics
    Newspaper columnists lecture the dumb hicks about what is good for them

    (Thomas Mitchell) – We’re just too stupid to know what is good for us, according to a couple of liberal columnists for liberal urban newspapers at either end of the state, and all us rubes and hicks should just shut up and let Harry and Barry do what is good for us. Writing in...

  • Opinion
    Yucca Mountain, politics versus facts!

    (Gary Duarte of USNEF) – For those readers who are interested in facts, this article will address them about Nevada politics and the Yucca Mountain Application Study. I am director of a Nevada ten-year-old registered Non-Profit, the US Nuclear Energy Foundation. We have a contact list of around 900 scientists & engineers worldwide, and they...

  • Politics
    Yucca project could bring economic incentives to Nevada

    (Timothy Cama of The Hill) – Proponents of building a nuclear waste disposal site at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain are hoping that offering certain incentives to the state could convince its leaders to support the project. While there are few specifics, lawmakers in Congress say that they’re willing to discuss with Nevadans whether new...

  • Politics
    Congressmen Shimkus, Amodei, and Hardy to continue “Yucca talk”

    (Gary Duarte of USNEF) – Bipartisan Congressional visit to Yucca again on April 9th by Congressman Shimkus,...

  • Opinion
    USNEF responds to LVRJ article by Congressman Hardy

    (Gary Duarte of USNEF) – The March 22, 2015 LVRJ article by Cresent Hardy is the best and...

  • Government
    Nevada’s Grassroots Message on Yucca Mountain

    (USNEF) – Oftentimes it’s interesting to utilize their story headline, “Preparing for a renewed battle to keep Yucca Mountain nuke-free”. Absolutely amazing, in a 03-07-15 Las Vegas Sun Yucca story, by Ms. Amber Phillips. This is a perfect example of mainstream media biased reporting. Ms. Phillips is among our USNEF contacts of Nevada and...

  • Opinion
    Preparing for a renewed battle to keep Yucca Mountain nuke-free

    (Amber Phillips) – Washington — In Nevada, nuclear waste and the possibility of storing it in Yucca Mountain...

  • Government
    Nevadans Back Yucca Mountain, Sandoval Wants It Gone

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today making it clear that he does not support any type of nuclear waste disposal or interim storage at Yucca Mountain. “There should be no uncertainty or misunderstanding of my position with regard to...

  • Politics
    Former Nevada Gov. Bryan Chastises Rep. Amodei For Yucca Mountain Remarks

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Former U.S. Sen. and Nevada governor Richard Bryan today described Rep. Mark Amodei’s recent comments about Yucca Mountain not being dead as a site to dispose of the nation’s nuclear waste was as “unfortunate.” “The great majority of Nevadans, dating back more than 30 years ago when I...

  • Government
    Nevadans Should Be “Ashamed” Of This “Abomination” Of A Contract

    (Chuck Muth) – To refresh everyone’s memory, the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is dead, dead, dead. We know it’s dead because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has told us over and over and over again that it’s dead, dead, dead. Heck, he’s even dried up the money necessary for the Nuclear...

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