Sen. Patty Murray of Washington says she'll introduce a measure Thursday to spend $200 million to continue the licensing process for a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev.

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington says she’ll introduce a measure Thursday to spend $200 million to continue the licensing process for a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev.

The Obama administration decided to remove Yucca Mountain from consideration as a repository, although it is nearly complete.

It was supposed to take radioactive waste from the Hanford nuclear reservation in Eastern Washington.