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.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former security guard at the Nevada National Security Site is suing her former employer over allegations she was sexually assaulted and harassed by colleagues and then retaliated against for reporting the incidents.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are rallying around a pair of state legislative resolutions opposing the proposed expansion of an Air Force bombing training range they say would threaten big horn sheep and other wildlife at a national refuge in southern Nevada.
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.
MERCURY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities investigating an officer-involved shooting at a nuclear security site 70 miles north of Las Vegas say the man who was killed refused orders to drop a cylindrical object in his hand.
It's not immediately clear if the object was a weapon.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The reactor core at a University of Arkansas-owned nuclear test site has been raised and contained and will be transported to a final disposal site in Nevada in the coming weeks.
Federal officials have revoked a $5 billion contract with a firm thought to be a subsidiary of defense contractor Lockheed Martin, just days after announcing the company had been picked to manage a vast former nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — If there's ever a radiological catastrophe in the U.S. like the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan, remote-controlled drones could be deployed from a federal program in Nevada to check for contamination.
For years, the federal government just didn't know what to do with its stockpile of Uranium 233. The experimental fuel had been created as an alternative to naturally occuring uranium, but was abandoned by the government in the 1970s.