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January 25, 2015

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Yucca Mountain price tag: $90 billion

Posted 6 years, 6 months ago.

(Originally posted at 10:42 a.m.) WASHINGTON — The new price tag for building and operating Yucca Mountain is estimated to be $90 billion, the Energy Department said today, providing the first real snapshot of lifespan costs after Congress has repeatedly pleaded for an updated financial picture. The estimate is $19 billion higher than previous rough estimates provided last year for the nation’s nuclear waste dump about a 1 1/2-hour drive ...

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Two workers injured in CityCenter fall

Posted 6 years, 6 months ago.

Originally posted at 3:06 p.m. Two workers were injured after falling 22 feet at the CityCenter construction site this afternoon. Related series High-rise death mystifies family, officials (6-21-2008) Workers walk off CityCenter site in protest (6-3-2008) Local government safety role to get a look (5-2-2008) OSHA goes easy (3-31-2008) Pace is the new peril (3-30-2008) The workers were transported just before 3 p.m. to UMC hospital. They were both conscious ...

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