Sean Whaley
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April 25, 2012
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Heller urges defunding of Yucca

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Tuesday sent a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of both the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations, asking them to continue defunding the proposed high level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain.

Heller's letter comes just days after some House Republicans indicated they want to allocate $25 million to revive the Yucca Mountain project.

Both Senate and House committees are preparing their Fiscal Year 2013 Energy, Water, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

"As you prepare your Fiscal Year 2013 Energy, Water, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, I am writing to request that …

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