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Residents in St Louis dying in record numbers from World War II radioactive waste - NEWS.com.au

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 8:04am

NEWS.com.au

Residents in St Louis dying in record numbers from World War II radioactive waste
NEWS.com.au
By the mid 1940s, Mallinckrodt Chemical Works had run out of space to store the radioactive waste left behind, so in 1946 they began to ship the leftovers to a relatively underpopulated area north of St Louis, next to a creek by the name of Coldwater.

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Tighter regulations must be in place before shipments of nuclear waste begin - Buffalo News

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 10/27/2015 - 12:09am

Tighter regulations must be in place before shipments of nuclear waste begin
Buffalo News
After the trucks carrying thousands of gallons of radioactive waste cross the Peace Bridge, they would go through downtown Buffalo on the Niagara Thruway to the westbound Thruway, then pass Erie, Pa., on their way south. Shipments are expected weekly ...

EPA official: Plan to fix underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will ... - Regina Leader-Post

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 9:37pm

EPA official: Plan to fix underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will ...
Regina Leader-Post
ST. LOUIS - A plan to make sure an underground St. Louis-area landfill fire doesn't reach a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste buried nearby will come before the end of 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Monday. Mark Hague ...

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EPA official: Plan to fix underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will ... - CanadianBusiness.com

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 8:34pm

EPA official: Plan to fix underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will ...
CanadianBusiness.com
ST. LOUIS – A plan to make sure an underground St. Louis-area landfill fire doesn't reach a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste buried nearby will come before the end of 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Monday. Mark Hague ...

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EPA official: Fix to underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will come by ... - Brandon Sun

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 6:47pm

EPA official: Fix to underground landfill fire near nuclear waste will come by ...
Brandon Sun
ST. LOUIS - A plan to make sure an underground St. Louis-area landfill fire doesn't reach a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste buried nearby will come before the end of 2016, an Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Monday despite the ...

Public Invited to Nov. 4 Info Session on Port Hope Project - NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)

In The News... - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 3:38pm

Public Invited to Nov. 4 Info Session on Port Hope Project
NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)
Its mandate is the remediation and local, long-term, safe management of historic low-level radioactive waste in Port Hope and the Port Granby area of Southeast Clarington. The Port Hope Area Initiative Management Office, led by Canadian Nuclear ...

Today in History - Oct. 26 - mysask.com

In The News... - Mon, 10/26/2015 - 2:30am

Today in History - Oct. 26
mysask.com
In 2006, Canadian author and environmental activist Farley Mowat was honoured in Port Hope, Ont., with a monument inspired by one of his novels, "The Farfarers." In 2009, health officials launched the biggest vaccination program in Canadian history ...

Nuclear plants store waste using funds meant for dismantling - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:08pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nuclear plants store waste using funds meant for dismantling
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Montpelier, Vt. — With a federal promise to take highly radioactive spent fuel from nuclear plants still unfulfilled, closed reactors are dipping into funds set aside for their eventual dismantling to build waste storage on-site, raising questions ...

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Radioactive waste dump fire reveals Nevada site's troubled past - The Guardian

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 12:00pm

The Guardian

Radioactive waste dump fire reveals Nevada site's troubled past
The Guardian
The operator of a closed radioactive waste dump that caught fire in southern Nevada last weekend was troubled over the years by leaky shipments and oversight so lax that employees took contaminated tools and building materials home, according to state ...
St. Louis joins in waste worries once reserved for NevadaLas Vegas Sun
Radioactive dump that burned in Nevada had past troublesWashington Times

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Nuclear plants dip into dismantling funds to pay for waste - Las Vegas Sun

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:01am

Nuclear plants dip into dismantling funds to pay for waste
Las Vegas Sun
MONTPELIER, Vt. — With a federal promise to take highly radioactive spent fuel from nuclear plants still unfulfilled, closed reactors are dipping into funds set aside for their eventual dismantling to build waste storage on-site, raising questions ...

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