Pres. Trump’s proposal to store nuclear waste could resuscitate Yucca Mountain rail project

Yucca Mountain

President Trump is requesting $120 million in his 2018 budget to restart the licensing process to store nuclear waste under Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. This could also mean a revival for a proposed rail line to the remote site.

The project was first proposed in the 1980s but Nevadans on both sides of the aisle have been disapproving of the project.

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