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Biden Team Opposes Use of Yucca Nevada Nuke Dump, Granholm Says

Jan. 27, 2021, 4:46 PM

The Biden administration opposes the use of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada, Jennifer Granholm, Biden’s nominee for Energy Secretary, told a Senate panel Wednesday.

  • Granholm, in response to a question from Nevada Democratic Senator Catherine Marie Cortez Masto, said the Biden administration will work with states and Congress for a consent-based approach to storing nuclear waste
  • RELATED: Trump, in Reversal, Opposes Nevada Yucca Nuclear Waste Dump

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