This undated image obtained February 22, 2004 shows a rail tunnel descending into the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository located in Nye County, Nevada, about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Yucca Mountain is the US Department of Energy's potential geologic repository designed to store and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. | AFP/Getty Images

Trump Eyes Rebooting Yucca Mountain, as Nuclear Waste Piles Up

The White House has asked Congress for $120 million to jump-start the stalled development of a permanent storage facility for the nation's nuclear waste — but a resolution to the decades-long debate appears as unlikely as ever.

“The issue may be cash flow.”