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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) today released the below statement after an amendment, which was offered by Reps. Dina Titus (NV-01), Jacky Rosen (NV-03), and Ruben Kihuen (NV-04), to exclude funding for Yucca Mountain's nuclear waste repository from the U.S. House of Representatives federal spending package failed. 

“I'm disappointed that my fellow Nevadans in the House of Representatives couldn't stop their colleagues who are determined to waste even more taxpayer dollars on this failed project that Nevada continues to reject,” said Heller. “The House’s efforts to revive Yucca Mountain make it clear that the fight against Yucca Mountain is far from over. I will continue to do my part to make sure this project never sees the light of day and to encourage the administration to abandon Yucca Mountain once and for all.”