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Jan. 27, 2021, 4:46 PM

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

Ari Natter
Ari Natter
Bloomberg News

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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