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Time for a Nuclear Energy Policy Makeover - Town Hall

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:11pm

Town Hall

Time for a Nuclear Energy Policy Makeover
Town Hall
The first new nuclear reactors in years are being built, but environmentalists and opponents of nuclear power are already writing its obituary. It's too expensive. Natural gas is much cheaper. They take too long to build. We don't have a solution for ...
Japan reverses nuclear power policyBangkok Post
Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear powerThe West Australian
Japan to Reactivate Nuclear Energy ProgramRIA Novosti

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West Valley Nuclear Waste Facility Still Years Away From Full Decommissioning ... - WXXI News

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:16am

West Valley Nuclear Waste Facility Still Years Away From Full Decommissioning ...
WXXI News
The U.S. is the world's largest nuclear power producer, and more than a quarter of New York's electricity is supplied by atomic energy. As older nuclear plants in the state, and across the US, reach the end of their operational life, managing the ...

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Nuclear waste facility in political, environmental limbo with full ... - Innovation Trail

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:34am

Innovation Trail

Nuclear waste facility in political, environmental limbo with full ...
Innovation Trail
The U.S. is the world's largest nuclear power producer, and more than a quarter of New York's electricity is supplied by atomic energy. As older nuclear plants in the state, and across the US, reach the end of their operational life, managing the ...

No nuclear waste burial, Thorold politicians say - Niagarathisweek.com

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:57pm

No nuclear waste burial, Thorold politicians say
Niagarathisweek.com
THOROLD — Local politicians are backing a call from the City of Port Colborne that plans by Ontario Power Generation to construct an underground, long-term burial facility for the province's low- and intermediate-grade nuclear waste at the Bruce ...

Schreiner talks with students - Northumberland Today

In The News... - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:37pm

Schreiner talks with students
Northumberland Today
Contrary to statements made by Dr. John Barrett, the new president of the Canadian Nuclear Association to business leaders in Port Hope on Tuesday, Schreiner said that the cost of green energy is not driving up electrical bills and that the costs per ...

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Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion - Herald Series

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:10am

Herald Series

Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion
Herald Series
Croft Associates, which specialises in the design, development and licensing of containers used for transporting radioactive waste materials, is creating 20 new jobs and expanding its premises based at the Culham Science Centre. Chief executive Clive ...

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Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion - Oxford Mail

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:14am

Oxford Mail

Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion
Oxford Mail
Croft Associates, which specialises in the design, development and licensing of containers used for transporting radioactive waste materials, is creating 20 new jobs and expanding its premises based at the Culham Science Centre. Chief executive Clive ...

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Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion - The Oxford Times

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:04am

The Oxford Times

Radioactive waste specialists plan major expansion
The Oxford Times
Croft Associates, which specialises in the design, development and licensing of containers used for transporting radioactive waste materials, is creating 20 new jobs and expanding its premises based at the Culham Science Centre. Chief executive Clive ...

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Canada narrows list of possible locations for nuclear waste facility - CBC.ca

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:14pm

CBC.ca

Canada narrows list of possible locations for nuclear waste facility
CBC.ca
Canada is a step closer to picking a place to store spent nuclear fuel underground for the next 100,000 years, a project that's backfired on some of the world's other nuclear economies. Despite the stigma of radioactivity, 22 Canadian municipalities ...

CNA chief touts nuclear power - Northumberland Today

In The News... - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:47pm

CNA chief touts nuclear power
Northumberland Today
While not the largest employer, other industries rely on the power produced for Ontario by nuclear for manufacturing and other sectors. He estimated that about 350 obs in the Port Hope area are among the well-paying positions in the nuclear fields ...

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West Lake Landfill owners start group to lobby to keep nuclear waste in place - STLtoday.com

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:03am

West Lake Landfill owners start group to lobby to keep nuclear waste in place
STLtoday.com
Republic Services, the company that owns the radioactive West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, has launched a lobbying group that is pushing to keep the waste buried instead of hauling it to a nuclear dump site in the western U.S.. The goal of the Coalition ...

South Africa launches nuclear waste disposal agency - Energy Live News

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 9:07pm

Energy Live News

South Africa launches nuclear waste disposal agency
Energy Live News
Called the National Radioactive Waste Disposal Institute (NRWDI), it will also have the responsibility for managing and disposing radioactive waste that spreads from the use of radiation at medical facilities such as hospitals and clinics and from ...

Nuclear waste still coming to Andrews as WIPP investigation continues - KCBD-TV

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:59pm

Nuclear waste still coming to Andrews as WIPP investigation continues
KCBD-TV
The investigation continues into a radiation leak at a nuclear waste plant in New Mexico. This week, the Environmental Protection Agency will send crews to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside of Carlsbad, NM. They'll be installing more air monitors.
EPA Monitoring Air at WIPP While Preparations Continue for Further Inspections ...Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Portal (blog)
EPA to monitor air quality at WIPPAlbuquerque Journal

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Crews make first trip into troubled underground nuclear waste dump - The Republic

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:00pm

The Republic

Crews make first trip into troubled underground nuclear waste dump
The Republic
CARLSBAD, New Mexico — Crews made their first trip into the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico on Wednesday to begin investigating a radiation release in February that contaminated 21 workers, the U.S. ...
Nuclear Waste Arrives in TexasKTRH

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Erwin Radioactive Waste Firm Bought By Competitor - Greeneville Sun

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:02am

Erwin Radioactive Waste Firm Bought By Competitor
Greeneville Sun
Sweden-based Studsvik agreed to sell most of its radioactive waste operations in the U.S. to EnergySolutions for $23 million, according to World Nuclear News. Studsvik has processed radioactive resins, or waste, in Erwin since 2000. Read The ...

Nuclear Waste Arrives in Texas - KTRH

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:27am

Nuclear Waste Arrives in Texas
KTRH
Truckloads of radioactive waste began making their way into West Texas last week and hundreds of them will continue to do so for the next several weeks. They are bringing waste from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, after that state's ...

Richard Bryan: Yucca Mountain must not be used for nuclear waste processing - Reno Gazette Journal

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:05am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Richard Bryan: Yucca Mountain must not be used for nuclear waste processing
Reno Gazette Journal
My old friend, Tony Clark, who distinguished himself as Nevada's longest serving adjutant general is misguided in his advocacy of spent nuclear fuel storage and reprocessing near the defunct Yucca Mountain Project site [“Reprocessing facility would be ...
Two top GOP congressional candidates favor Yucca Mountain if done safelyLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Storing Nuclear Waste - Twin Falls Times-News

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:45am

Storing Nuclear Waste
Twin Falls Times-News
A recent visit to Idaho by our congressional delegation prompted commentary relative to the disposition of nuclear waste. I wonder if the average person knows that we taxpayers have pumped between $10 and $12 billion into the development of the Yucca ...

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