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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. Nevada lawmakers are being asked to commit about $3.75 million over the next two years to fund the fight against a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. Nevada lawmakers are being asked to commit about $3.75 million over the next two years to fund the fight against a federal proposal to bury the nation's most radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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