Senator Reid, What About Yucca Mountain?
"The problem we’ve had in the past with energy issues" overall, Reid said, is that Republicans "don’t want to get anything done."
Harry Reid to reporters on conference call, as reported by POLITICO Pro, June 6, 2012
Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority Votes 326 to 81 to
Boost Funding for Yucca Mountain License Review
98 House Democrats support Shimkus amendment to add $10 million in additional funding to allow the NRC to resume its review of the Yucca license application.
It’s well past time for the Senate and the president to put...
Strong Bipartisan Majority Approves Funding Boost for Yucca Mountain License Review
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today passed an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to provide the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with additional funds to finish its review of the license application for the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository. The amendment, offered by Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL), provides $10 million in additional funding to allow the NRC to resume its review of the license application. The amendment received broad bipartisan support and was adopted by a vote...