LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada's request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas, arguing that officials have already promised that no more will be shipped to the state.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick to become the next U.S. energy secretary pledged Thursday to uphold his predecessor’s promise to begin removing weapons-grade plutonium the government secretly shipped last year to a security site in southern Nevada.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Monday to allow Nevada to amend its lawsuit against the U.S. Energy Department as the state tries to force the agency to remove weapons-grade plutonium it secretly shipped to a site near Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's U.S. senators and Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured a federal facility north of Las Vegas where the government is handling weapons-grade plutonium shipped from South Carolina.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy is accusing Nevada of disregarding national security during its legal battle challenging last year's secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium by federal officials to a site near Las Vegas.
RENO (AP) — The Energy Department is asking a federal judge in Reno to dismiss the state's lawsuit challenging plutonium shipments to Nevada while an appeals court considers whether to overturn the judge's earlier refusal to temporarily block the shipments.
Senator Catherine Cortez Masto says she will slow the process for all nominations to the staff of the Department of Energy until the agency stops sending plutonium to Nevada, and provides a date for the removal of the plutonium secretly shipped here last year.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's U.S. senators are asking Energy Secretary Rick Perry for a classified briefing on the secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a nuclear security site north of Las Vegas.