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The site of the proposed deep geological repository for low- and medium-level nuclear waste in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. ... much poisonous waste so close to the lakes amounts to madness, critics contend, especially given that all major underground burial sites for nuclear waste to date have leaked.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico auditors are questioning a settlement with the U.S. Department of Energy over a radiation release that forced a nearly three-year shutdown of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports auditors are ...

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico auditors are questioning a settlement with the U.S. Department of Energy over a radiation release that forced a nearly three-year shutdown of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports auditors are concerned ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- workers on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have finished cleaning up one of the nation's most contaminated radioactive waste sites, known as the 618-10 Burial Ground. The U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday that the burial ground took eight years to clean up.
The original plans for the storage facility called for the porous crater to be lined with concrete, but the U.S., in all its wisdom, decided the cost was too much. The U.S. military dumped over 111,000 cubic yards (85,000 cubic meters) of contaminated soil and debris, including chunks of unexploded plutonium, ...
More Than 100 Mayors Oppose nuclear waste storage Plan. More than 100 mayors and other municipal officials have urged Canada's environment minister not to allow burial of nuclear waste near Lake Huron. Nov. 30, 2017, at 5:53 p.m.. More Than 100 Mayors Oppose nuclear waste Storage Plan ...

Buy Now. workers move spent fuel from NPPD's Cooper nuclear plant's cooling pool into dry cask storage on in November 2017. ... "If you go back to the late '80s and early '90s ... no one thought about long-term nuclear waste storage," said Kyle Sponholtz, manager of reactor services at Cooper.
A federal nuclear review panel still has some safety concerns about Los Alamos National Laboratory's new multimillion-dollar storage facility for radioactive ... packing of waste at Los Alamos that forced a nearly three-year closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository.
The latest instances follow one of the more costly mishaps for the nation's nuclear complex: A 2014 radiation release caused by the inappropriately packing of waste at Los Alamos that forced a nearly three-year closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository. The Defense ...
Armed with commitments from both the Canadian government and proponents of the Deep Geologic Repository to await their buy-in, the ...
Fukushima meltdown: Japan urged to dump radioactive waste in .... as cooling water, and the remaining 150 tonnes is sent to tank storage.
A nuclear waste dump in the Pacific is leaking radioactive material - and it's going straight into the ocean. According to a report from ABC News, ...
Reno Cristobal holds an anti-nuclear sign as Fem Razgnoriz walks by during a protest against nuclear waste storage from the San Onofre ...
Surfers taking stand against San Onofre nuclear waste burial plan, ... a protest against nuclear waste storage from the San Onofre nuclear power plant. ... State Beach from becoming a nuclear waste repository for spent fuel, ...
The Leonora man behind plan for a radioactive waste dump in outback WA ... Related Story: Remote WA town wants nuclear waste dump in its backyard ... bid to develop an outback repository to store the nation's radioactive waste. ... The 79-year-old was behind a previous proposal for a waste storage site ...
Current solutions for intermediate and higher activity radioactive wastes storage are temporary. nuclear waste stores have lifetimes of around ...
Letter: There is no solution to the problem of nuclear waste ... Storage in place can be done more safely than leaving exposed, ... deep level repository, in a well compensated community, where this garbage will gone forever.

Additionally, the beachfront nuclear waste dump is located in a ... 2035 but does nothing to stop the impending burial at San Onofre. ... casks than the thin-walled temporary storage devices that Edison is using," says Langly.
The bill authorizes interim storage and qualifies the state of Nevada to enter into ... Nevada will not serve as the nation's nuclear waste dump.".
And the next thing you know, Arizona becomes the nuclear dump," said ... Palo Verde already has its own growing stockpile of nuclear waste and APS ... other company will create a permanent storage facility somewhere else, ...
Public Watchdogs Files Lawsuit to Stop Burial of Spent nuclear waste at ... storage of the spent nuclear waste was not authorized in the law.
"We're talking about a school; it's not a nuclear waste dump," said Neil Wishinsky, chairman of the Board of Selectmen. "We're talking about ...
High-level international nuclear waste storage would require approval ... a national low-to-medium-level dump for domestic nuclear waste, with ...
Kiev, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine has started a construction of a facility for nuclear waste near the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, ...
Photo taken on April 19, 2016 shows a doll with a gas mask in a deserted school in Pripyat city near Chernobyl, Ukraine. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang).
nuclear waste Management Organization starts drilling near Ignace, Ont ... first time actually getting a core sample at or near the repository site.
Hanford workers spent months preparing for the start of waste retrieval at Hanford's double shell Tank AY-102. (Courtesy: Washington River ...
Drilling for a potential nuclear waste repository near Ignace (Video) ... evaluation of the geology around potential nuclear waste repositories.
Piketon fights construction of radioactive waste dump ..... "Why in the world would you put a low-level nuclear waste landfill on a compromised ...
As climate change fuels fears about nuclear waste, Maine looks to .... with both forms of storage, "because a geological repository could be ...
The United States has a single deep geological repository for nuclear waste. Since 1999, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), 655 metres ...
Amodei: House likely to pass Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump bill ... The bill would revive the efforts to put a nuclear waste repository at ...
... of Resistance), the nerve centre of the fight against the nuclear dump. ... used to dispose of its nuclear waste in repositories in the Atlantic Ocean, ... For the time being, it is being kept at the storage and reprocessing plant in ...
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) -- workers are expected to begin mining operations at the U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico for the first ...
Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz speaks during a panel at the National Clean Energy Summit 9.0 at the Bellagio on Friday, Oct. 13, ...
This method of temporary storage--often oversimplified as simply "burying" the waste--was approved in a 2015 decision by the California ...
Legislators continue to throw money at the nuclear waste problem ... failure to provide a national nuclear repository, makes the land unsuitable for the city to develop. ... Thus, Zion is stuck as a site for nuclear waste storage.
For example, a federal committee examining nuclear waste disposal options ... large burden of … high-level radioactive waste storage at SRS with no ... its opposition to becoming the dump site for federal nuclear waste at ...
Gathering all of those signatures from both sides of the border took months of hard work, but Beverly Fernandez, spokesperson for Stop The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump, said it was worth it. "This is a very, very significant effort," she said. "Putting a nuclear waste dump beside the Great Lakes is more than ...
Some things are so serious, all you can do is laugh. ABC News in Australia is reporting rising sea levels are threatening a nuclear waste dump left behind by the United States on Runit Island -- part of the Enewetak Atoll. The dump is now leaking radioactive material into the Pacific Ocean, threatening ...
A federal nuclear review panel still has some safety concerns about Los Alamos National Laboratory's new multimillion-dollar storage facility for radioactive ... packing of waste at Los Alamos that forced a nearly three-year closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) -- Officials at the U.S. Energy Department's only underground nuclear waste dump say drivers have logged more than ...
Chicago's nuclear waste dump and Other WWII Connections. A City at war: Chicago, a new documentary by John Davies and Brian Kallies, tells some of the ...
The federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository has received more than 100 shipments since reopening following a ...
physicists in the US reckon that cosmic-ray muons could help solve a major problem with nuclear waste - how to monitor the long-term storage ...
... a dry-cask storage site, according to a report from KPBS, will start at ... public about the current situation for San-O's nuclear waste storage.
nuclear waste storage Help Offered By Proposed New Law ... "Since the federal government has failed to open a permanent repository and it ...
nuclear waste Partnership will continue to operate and manage the WIPP underground repository built to dispose of transuranic radioactive ...
Can $46 billion buy a permanent home for nuclear waste stored at San ... temporary storage sites and developing transportation plans and infrastructure for ... staunch opposition to becoming America's nuclear waste dump.
The repository resumed operations earlier this year, but the two-year storage order allows for the waste to remain in Texas until shipments to ...


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