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(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) issued the following statement regarding a proposal in President Trump’s proposed budget to restart licensing for a nuclear waste repository in Yucca Mountain:

“As has been stated in the past, Yucca is dead and this reckless proposal will not revive it. Washington needs to understand what Nevada has been saying for years: we will not be the nation’s nuclear waste dump. This project was ill-conceived from the beginning and has already flushed billions of taxpayer dollars down the drain. Members of both parties keep trying to revive this dead project via the budget and appropriations process, but I will continue to fight those efforts,” said Senator Dean Heller.

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