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Feds citing better nuclear waste disposal options - The Augusta Chronicle

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:12pm

The Augusta Chronicle

Feds citing better nuclear waste disposal options
The Augusta Chronicle
One of the reasons U.S. nuclear power has fallen somewhat short of expectations is the failure to solve the nuclear waste problem. But now, great news: The Department of Energy is abandoning its heavy-handed approach to siting a national waste ...

Why Did Bernie Sanders Sponsor a Bill to Dump Nuclear Waste On a Low-Income Latino Community? - Blue Nation Review

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 3:21pm

Why Did Bernie Sanders Sponsor a Bill to Dump Nuclear Waste On a Low-Income Latino Community?
Blue Nation Review
There were many fine moments from Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton during Thursday's debate. One of the most important, in my opinion, was when Bernie said the reaction to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, would be different if it had occurred in ...

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EPA May Lose Authority Over St. Louis-Area Landfill With Radioactive Waste - Wall Street Journal

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:30am

Wall Street Journal

EPA May Lose Authority Over St. Louis-Area Landfill With Radioactive Waste
Wall Street Journal
Missouri's U.S. senators and some of its House members are pushing to strip the Environmental Protection Agency of remediation authority over a landfill near St. Louis that contains radioactive waste, and instead give it to the Army Corps of Engineers.

Communities say no to nuclear waste dump - Green Left Weekly

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:26am

Green Left Weekly

Communities say no to nuclear waste dump
Green Left Weekly
After two decades of failing to secure a nuclear waste dump site in South Australia and the Northern Territory through a top down approach, early last year the federal government initiated a voluntary nomination process calling on landholders to put ...

Nuclear waste cleanup contract given to Fluor Idaho, LLC - LocalNews8.com

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:39pm

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Nuclear waste cleanup contract given to Fluor Idaho, LLC
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The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that they have awarded a nuclear waste cleanup contract to Fluor Idaho, LLC to address the removal of waste from the Idaho National Laboratory site. The contract is valued at $1.4 billion, and lasts for five ...
Fluor awarded $1.4 billion cleanup contractPost Register
Idaho Contract Given to Texas Based Flour CorporationNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the next five-year nuclear cleanup contract for a site in the Idaho desertThe Republic

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Government OKs multiple-site storage of radioactive waste - The Japan Times

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:30am

Government OKs multiple-site storage of radioactive waste
The Japan Times
MITO, IBARAKI PREF. – The Environment Ministry has allowed Ibaraki Prefecture to continue storing waste contaminated with radioactive substances from the March 2011 nuclear disaster in multiple locations for the time being. The ministry on Thursday ...

Algoma-Manitoulin Green Party president says it is likely spent nuclear waste materials will be stored in area - Manitoulin Expositor

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:01am

Algoma-Manitoulin Green Party president says it is likely spent nuclear waste materials will be stored in area
Manitoulin Expositor
AMK—The president of the Algoma-Manitoulin Green Party of Ontario Constituency Association (OMGPOCA), Calvin Orok, says the chances are good that the Nuclear Waste Management Organization's (NWM) concept of burying high-level spent nuclear fuel ...

Department of Energy planning to import nuclear waste to SRS - NBC26.tv

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:33pm

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Department of Energy planning to import nuclear waste to SRS
NBC26.tv
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. – Foreign nuclear waste might be headed to the CSRA. The Department of Energy is considering importing graphite balls with enriched uranium from German nuclear reactors. They will be sent to the Savannah River Site to conduct ...
Residents, activists speak out on possible German waste shipment to Savannah River SiteThe Augusta Chronicle

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Queensland Government states case against hosting national nuclear waste dump - ABC Local

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:36pm

ABC Local

Queensland Government states case against hosting national nuclear waste dump
ABC Local
The State Government says it will not support any plans to build a national nuclear waste storage facility in Queensland. A property at Oman Ama, near Inglewood in the southern border region, has been short-listed as one of six potential sites in the ...
Darling Downs nuclear waste dump hangs in balanceToowoomba Chronicle

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Locals to hear 'other side' of nuclear waste dump issue - Toowoomba Chronicle

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:48pm

Toowoomba Chronicle

Locals to hear 'other side' of nuclear waste dump issue
Toowoomba Chronicle
MEMBERS of the Inglewood and Oman Ama communities have voiced their support for a chance to hear the "other side of the story" over a planned nuclear waste dump site in the region. Lobby group Friends of Oman Ama will host a function open to the ...

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Darling Downs nuclear waste dump hangs in balance - Toowoomba Chronicle

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:58pm

Toowoomba Chronicle

Darling Downs nuclear waste dump hangs in balance
Toowoomba Chronicle
THE future of a proposed nuclear waste facility for Oman Ama hangs in the balance, with the Queensland Government stating it would not support any radioactive waste facility in the state. The comments were made in a letter from the office of the ...

Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill - Columbia Daily Tribune

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:34pm

Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill
Columbia Daily Tribune
Nuclear waste dating to the Manhattan Project was dumped at West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton in 1973. An underground fire has been smoldering about 1,200 feet away in the adjacent Bridgeton Landfill for about five years, raising concerns about what ...

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How Kurion Plans to Clean Up Fukushima's Tritium Nuclear Waste - Bloomberg

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 2:55pm

Bloomberg

How Kurion Plans to Clean Up Fukushima's Tritium Nuclear Waste
Bloomberg
Chief technology officer at Kurion, a nuclear waste cleanup company with 200 employees that was acquired on Feb. 3 by Veolia, a French waste company. Form and function. Tritium is an especially tough nuclear waste to remove, because it's a form of ...
French Giant Veolia To Buy Nuclear Waste Cleanup Startup KurionFortune
Veolia To Buy Nuclear Waste Startup KurionForbes
Veolia expands in nuclear waste clean-up with Kurion acquisitionReuters
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Government OKs multiple-site storage of radioactive waste - The Japan Times

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:02am

The Japan News

Government OKs multiple-site storage of radioactive waste
The Japan Times
MITO, IBARAKI PREF. – The Environment Ministry on Thursday allowed Ibaraki Prefecture to continue storing waste contaminated with radioactive substances from the March 2011 nuclear disaster in multiple locations within the eastern prefecture for the ...
Govt to ease radioactive waste rulesThe Japan News

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Govt to ease radioactive waste rules - The Japan News

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 7:08am

The Japan News

Govt to ease radioactive waste rules
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe Environment Ministry has formulated draft rules allowing local governments to store designated waste contaminated with radioactive substances from the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant at separate ...

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Residents told to embrace nuclear potential - Courier Mail

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 7:04am

Courier Mail

Residents told to embrace nuclear potential
Courier Mail
Josh Frydenberg has urged residents to embrace the opportunities presented by a nuclear waste dump in the area. FILE PIC. The Federal Government has moved to intervene in the debate after a protest campaign in the tiny locality of Oman Ama, near ...

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Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill - Southeast Missourian

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 1:06am

Southeast Missourian

Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill
Southeast Missourian
LOUIS -- The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that could transfer oversight of a St. Louis County landfill containing nuclear waste to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and away from the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency. The measure ...

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