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Stories with person: Mark E. Amodei
  • Congress group tours Yucca Mountain nuke dump site in Nevada story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-15 9:46 pm

    MERCURY, Nevada - Six members of Congress toured a dusty tunnel and stood atop Yucca Mountain on Thursday during a trip led by a colleague who said the non-descript rocky ridge in the wind-swept desert outside Las Vegas would be a good place to entomb highly radioactive waste piling up at reactors around the country.