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Approval of Yucca Mountain site

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Approval of Yucca Mountain site

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.J. Res. 87) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste sites -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.,
  • Radioactive waste disposal in the ground -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 107th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 107-425.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17719276M

      It also worries those who live in Nevada near Yucca Mountain, the site where Congress and President Bush tentatively approved plans to store power-plant . The department cultivated the public impression that if Yucca Mountain were approved, it would promptly collect spent fuel from the reactor sites and lock it away deep underground.

    Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette sought to reassure Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday that the Department of Energy plans to seek alternatives to storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, but he stopped short of backing an effort to change the law designating the site for a national repository. Last year, the DEEOIC deployed a new case management system for use by our claims staff. The new system is constructed differently than the previous system, and we determined that it was appropriate to re-examine our statistics and how they are displayed on the web site. For the past several months.

    recommended that the President approve the Yucca Mountain site for the development of a repository in President George W. Bush approved the Yucca Mountain site the next day, and, pursuant to the terms of the NWPA, recommended the site to Congress. The NWPA, however, provided the state in which the proposed repository would be located with. Structure of Pre-Cenozoic Rocks in the Vicinity of Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada - A Potential Nuclear-Waste Disposal Site (United States Geological Survey Bulletin ). Robinson, G. D. Published by United States Government Printing Office.


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Approval of Yucca Mountain site: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.J. Res. 87) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

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Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. Welcome to the year Following a lengthy approval process seemingly driven more by politics than science, the nation's inventory of high-level radioactive waste is finally stored in underground passageways dug into the guts of Yucca Mountain, Nevada/5(3).

The item Approval of Yucca Mountain site: report (to accompany S.J. Res 34) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Cleveland Public Library. This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch.

In The Road to Yucca Mountain, J. Samuel Walker traces the U.S. government's tangled efforts to solve the technical and political problems associated with radioactive waste. From the Manhattan Project through the designation in of Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a high-level waste repository, Walker thoroughly investigates the approaches adopted by the U.S.

Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).Cited by: Geologic and related investigations at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada focus on a rectangular area of some km 2 (65 mi 2) that covers the central part of the mountain and is informally referred to as the “site area” with respect to the proposed geologic repository for high-level radioactive wastes.

Geologic mapping at various scales and detailed stratigraphic and structural. To critics of the federal effort to entomb the nation’s most potent radioactive material in Yucca Mountain, the newly released book, “Waste of a Mountain,” snubs the Nevada congressional Author: Keith Rogers.

If the Yucca Mountain site is approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to actually receive HLW, YMP must bore another 60 miles of side tunnels (branching off the main tunnel).

It is the. About A Mountain is quirky little book. In it, John D'Agata takes a look Las Vegas, Yucca Mountain and a teenager's suicide leap off the top of a Las Vegas landmark, the Stratosphere.

Exactly what ties these things together is never made entirely clear, but half the fun of reading About A Mountain is pondering that enigmatic mystery/5.

Despite approval by Congress and the Bush administration and over seven billion dollars already spent, the Yucca Mountain, Nevada, site for disposal of highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel. Update Yucca Mountain Radiation Standards Press Coverage (Yucca ) Archives Page Photos Yucca Mountain and the Nevada Test Site Carlin Rail Corridor Eureka County Yucca Mountain Tour Maps Maps Home Page (Yucca ) Atlas of Eureka County Nevada Transportation Maps Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Yucca Mountain EIS.

The mountain that John D’Agata is ostensibly concerned with in his slim but powerful new book, “About a Mountain,” is Yucca Mountain, located approximately.

People enter a portal of Yucca Mountain during a congressional tour of the proposed nuclear waste storage site near Mercury, Nev. (John Locher/Associated Press) By Editorial Board J   InPresident George W. Bush approved the Yucca Mountain dump site and in the Energy Department submitted an application to Author: Reuters Editorial.

The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository is situated right next to the Nevada Test Site, which is where the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from until Many of the missions conducted at this location occurred underground to reduce or prevent the impact of radiation coming to the surface.

Yucca Mountain is a mountain in Nevada, near its border with California, approximately miles ( km) northwest of Las d in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, which is currently identified by Elevation: 6, ft (2, m)  NAVD In Augustthe U.S.

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ordered the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to approve or reject the DOE application for the proposed waste storage site at Yucca Mountain. While the DOE’s approval process is still stuck in legal limbo, the election of Donald Trump has increased calls for finishing the.

Yucca Mountain has turned into a political football and a litmus test for many politicians on the question of nuclear waste disposal. The result: : Katie Tubb. On June 3,the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) submitted a license application to the U.S.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), seeking authorization to construct a high-level waste geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. (A), substituting “the Yucca Mountain site” for “any site under this subsection” and “statement” for “report”, and striking out former par.

(3) which read as follows: “If approval of any such site recommendation does not take effect as a result of a disapproval by the Governor or legislature of a State under section of. In earlythe Secretary of Energy recommended Yucca Mountain as the nation's site, and President George Bush approved this recommendation.

The President's approval allows the government to proceed to the next step, obtaining a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.purpose of the measure The purpose of S.J.

Res. 34 is to approve the site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada for the development of a repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of   The bill would direct the Energy Department to continue a licensing process for Yucca Mountain while also moving forward with a separate plan for a temporary storage site in New Mexico or Texas.

The House approved the bill,sending the measure to the Senate, where Nevada's two senators have vowed to block : Newsmax Wires.