July 23, 2004 – YUCCA MOUNTAIN: State seeks money to fight repositoryManagers apply for $13.75 million grant, ask Clark County to help finance battle WASHINGTON -- Nevada is running short of money to challenge the government's licensing bid for a Yucca Mountain repository, a state official and attorneys said Thursday as they applied for a $13.75 million grant to continue the effort – By STEVE TETREAULT, STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU

July 12, 2002 -- State's cost for lawsuits over Yucca climbing -- CARSON CITY -- Nevada has invested about $2 million over the past 18 months to pursue a variety of lawsuits designed to stop the Yucca Mountain Project - Las Vegas Review Journal

May 15, 2002 -- $5.5 mil. released for fight against Yucca -- CARSON CITY -- The state Board of Examiners Tuesday released up to $5.5 million to continue the television and media fight against a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain -- By Cy Ryan, Las Vegas Sun

May 11, 2002 -- Anti-Yucca drive takes in $257,000 -- CARSON CITY -- Nevadans have contributed $257,000 to the campaign to induce Congress to oppose President Bush's plan to put a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain.  Bob Loux, administrator of the Agency for Nuclear Projects, said Friday that more than 1,000 people have contributed to the anti-Yucca drive. Gov. Kenny Guinn asked each Nevadan on April 10 to give at least a dollar to the anti-Yucca movement - Las Vegas Review Journal

May 01, 2002 -- LV council OKs another $50,000 for Yucca fight -- The Las Vegas City Council voted this morning to send an additional $50,000 toward the state's fight to keep high-level nuclear waste from coming to Nevada - Las Vegas Sun  (Related Story)

April 16, 2002 -- Commission OKs $1.5 million for fight -- Clark County commissioners voted 5-2 this morning to approve giving $1.5 million to the state to help with legal fees associated with the fight to keep nuclear waste from being stored at Yucca Mountain -- Las Vegas Sun

April 16, 2002 -- Anti-Yucca Mountain appeals get rolling with lucky $77,777 -- CARSON CITY -- Nevada residents have contributed a jackpot-like $77,777 to the drive to prevent nuclear waste from coming to Yucca Mountain - Las Vegas Review Journal

April 11, 2002 -- Interim Finance approves $3 million for anti-Yucca Mountain campaign -- Nevada lawmakers on Wednesday boosted by $3 million the state's fund to pay for an advertising and lobbying campaign aimed at stopping nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain.  Gov. Kenny Guinn told legislators the money will be used to help sway key senators by building pressure on them from their home states. It will pay for newspaper and television coverage to tell residents in those states about the dangers of transporting radioactive waste through their towns on the way to the dump site 75 miles north of Las Vegas - By Geoff Dornan, Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau  (Related Story)  (More Coverage - Las Vegas Sun)  (More Coverage - Las Vegas Review Journal)

April 09, 2002 -- Herrera halves request for anti-Yucca money -- Clark County Commission Chairman Dario Herrera on Monday cut in half his request for $3 million to fight Yucca Mountain after county administrators reported that the fiscal outlook isn't as rosy as it's been in the past -- Las Vegas Review Journal

April 05, 2002 -- Goodman hopes city will add to fund -- Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is looking for support from his colleagues to help fund the campaign against Yucca Mountain.  Goodman has asked City Manager Virginia Valentine to poll the six council members to see if they want to contribute additional funds toward the fight. The city has already provided $100,000 to the state's fund - Las Vegas Sun

April 03, 2002 -- Yucca funding debate bogs down -- Territorial politics crept into the state's fight against the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository as Clark County commissioners Tuesday withheld a decision to contribute an additional $3 million to fund the campaign against the dump - By Adrienne Packer - Las Vegas Sun

April 03, 2002 -- County puts off proposal to fund Yucca fight -- After calling on state lawmakers to "put their money where their mouth is," the Clark County Commission on Tuesday put off contributing $3 million to the state's campaign against the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.  Moments after approving $33 million to cover cost overruns at two construction projects, commissioners said they want to review the budget and see whether state lawmakers contribute more money before spending any more than the $1 million the county chipped in last year - Las Vegas Review Journal

April 02, 2002 -- Guinn decides against seeking special session --  Governor will ask committee to provide $3 million for anti-Yucca campaign   CARSON CITY -- Gov. Kenny Guinn said Monday he will not convene a special legislative session, but instead will go to the Legislature's Interim Finance Committee meeting April 10 to seek money for an anti-Yucca Mountain campaign\ --Las Vegas Reiview-Journal

April 01, 2002 -- Lawmakers unconvinced on Yucca money -- Guinn hopes state could add funds to fight -- Looking for ways to fund the fight against the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump, Gov. Kenny Guinn believes it will be easier to get a 21-member legislative committee to agree to spend money than convene a special session of the entire 63-member Legislature - Las Vegas Sun

March 28, 2002 -- Guinn seeks alternative to session -- Gov. Kenny Guinn said he is looking for an "off-budget" alternative to convening a special session to find $10 million for the state's campaign against the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump.  In a press conference Wednesday with U.S. Sens. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and John Ensign, R-Nev., and local leaders, Guinn said he is committed to trying to find the money to boost Nevada's fight -- Las Vegas Sun

March 27, 2002 -- Nevada officials say $10 million needed to block nuclear waste -- LAS VEGAS — When even the president wants nuclear waste stored in Nevada, the odds don’t look good for the state to stop it. But this is the gambling capital, and Nevada is doing what gamblers do when they’re down — upping the ante - Reno Gazette Journal

March 27, 2002 -- 68% support special session -- Most locals favor increased funding in Yucca campaign -- Southern Nevada residents overwhelmingly support funding last-ditch efforts to block Yucca Mountain from becoming the nation's nuclear waste repository, according to a poll commissioned by the Las Vegas Sun.  A telephone survey of 435 Clark County residents found 68 percent in support of a special session of the Legislature to appropriate $10 million to aid in the state's anti-Yucca Mountain lobbying efforts. The survey found 26 percent against a special session and 6 percent uncommitted -- Las Vegas Sun  (Related Story)

March 22, 2002 -- State could tap 'rainy day' fund -- $10 million sought for Yucca fight -- Nevada officials are considering declaring an emergency to shift $10 million from the state's "rainy day" fund to the fight against a proposed nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain.  On Thursday Gov. Kenny Guinn said he is deciding whether to call a special session of the state Legislature to ask for the money from the $136 million fund.  "These are tough times, but I still think it's worth looking at," Guinn said. "We need to look at all the ramifications" -- Las Vegas Sun  (Related Story)  (More Press)

March 21, 2002 -- Guinn mulls special session -- Nevada leaders see need for more money in anti-Yucca fight -- Gov. Kenny Guinn is considering calling the Legislature into a special session to approve more money for the high-stakes battle against the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump.  Guinn told the Sun this morning that he supports the idea of calling a special session to earmark another $10 million in state funds for the Yucca Mountain fight -- Las Vegas Sun  (More Coverage - Las Vegas Review Journal)

March 20, 2002 -- Guinn: More money needed -- With 26 days left to veto President Bush's Yucca Mountain decision, Gov. Kenny Guinn is worried the state doesn't have enough money to fight the proposed nuclear waste dump - Las Vegas Sun

March 20, 2002 -- NUCLEAR WASTE:  Guinn: Yucca fight everywhere Governor receives $70,000 in contributions   With fresh donations for fighting plans to bury nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Gov. Kenny Guinn said Tuesday the battleground to sway opinion against the project is "every place where there's a United States senator."  "That's where our fight is," Guinn said at a news briefing at the Sawyer Building, where he accepted a combined $70,000 from a Nevada commercial development firm and a Realtors association. That brings to more than $6 million the amount the state has to pay lobbyists, lawyers, consultants and a publicity firm - Las Vegas Review Journal.

March 14, 2002 -- Nuke industry donated $30 million to lawmakers -- Nuclear industry companies gave nearly $30 million to congressional lawmakers in the last decade, according to a new public interest group report -- Las Vegas Sun December 11, 2001 -- Douglas County gives money to fight Yucca nuclear repository  Douglas County has answered Gov. Kenny Guinn’s call for support in Nevada’s fight to prevent nuclear waste from being buried at Yucca Mountain -- Tim Anderson (Reno Gazette-Journal)

November 21, 2001 -- Few cities donate to fight nuclear waste dump   Only a half dozen Nevada governments have responded to Gov. Kenny Guinn’s September call for money to prevent nuclear waste from being buried at Yucca Mountain -- By Tim Anderson (Reno Gazette-Journal)

September 05, 2001 -- County proposes funds to fight dump  Clark County commissioners on Tuesday proposed $1 million to join the state in its fight against storing high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain -- Las Vegas Sun

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