- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The federal agency reviewing plans for the long-stalled Yucca Mountain national nuclear waste dump in Nevada has set dates and places of public meetings about revisions to an environmental report.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Friday that it’ll hold a Sept. 3 meeting from 3-5 p.m. Eastern time at NRC Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.

Meetings will be held Sept. 15 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Las Vegas, and Sept. 17 at the Amargosa Community Center in Amargosa Valley, Nevada. Both will be from 7-9 p.m. Pacific time.

On Oct. 15, NRC staff will conduct a public conference call from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time.

NRC officials also plan a public conference call at 11 a.m. next Tuesday, Pacific time, to explain how to submit comments about the environmental report.

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