State Seal From the office of
Governor Kenny Guinn
DATE: March 19, 2002
CONTACT: Greg Bortolin
PHONE: 775-684-5670
LAS VEGAS: 702-486-2500
CELL: 775-230-3302
FAX: 775-684-7198


Gov. Guinn to address Nevadans before making historic veto on Yucca Mountain

CARSON CITY - Gov. Kenny Guinn will address Nevada citizens about his Notice of Disapproval ("Veto") of President Bush's decision to recommend Yucca Mountain as the nation's Nuclear Waste Repository, Monday, April 8, 9 a.m., at UNLV's Tam Alumni Center.

The Governor will depart Las Vegas immediately following his address for Washington D.C. where he will make history with the first state veto of a President. In 1982, Congress gave Nevada this unprecedented right in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act.

  • What: Address to Nevada Citizens on Yucca Mountain veto.
  • Who: Gov. Kenny Guinn supported by elected officials past and present.
  • Where: UNLV Tam Alumni Center (Harmon & Maryland Parkway).
  • When: Monday, April 8, 9 a.m.
  • Media Parking: Television trucks will have access to Tam Alumni Center.