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Radiation found in food 80 miles across the border from Cumbrian nuclear-plant ... - Scottish Daily Record

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:30am

Scottish Daily Record

Radiation found in food 80 miles across the border from Cumbrian nuclear-plant ...
Scottish Daily Record
Nuclear waste released from the Cumbrian reprocessing site has made fish and shellfish caught off the Dumfriesshire coast slightly radioactive. And fish-fans in Dumfriesshire have the highest exposure to nuclear radiation of anyone north of the Border.

Clean up at PA nuclear waste site to cost $350 million - StateImpact Pennsylvania

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:07pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Clean up at PA nuclear waste site to cost $350 million
StateImpact Pennsylvania
The bill for cleaning up a nuclear waste site in western Pennsylvania has jumped from $44 million to $350 million, according to a report by the Associated Press. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the project will take more than 10 years to remove ...
Cleanup at NUMEC dump will cost additional $350 millionIndiana Gazette
Army Corps: Nuke cleanup now $350M up from $44MBellingham Herald

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US Senator Says Manhattan Project Nuclear Waste 'Hotbed for Danger' - Sputnik International

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:45am

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US Senator Says Manhattan Project Nuclear Waste 'Hotbed for Danger'
Sputnik International
WASHINGTON, January 6 (Sputnik) – Radioactive waste still sitting underneath a landfill decades after the Manhattan Project, a WWII-era initiative to develop America's first atomic weapon, could affect the health of local residents in upstate New York ...
Manhattan Project atomic waste still in TonawandaWKBW-TV

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Parks Township nuclear waste dump expected to expand, cost $412 million - Tribune-Review

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:31pm

Parks Township nuclear waste dump expected to expand, cost $412 million
Tribune-Review
The long-awaited cleanup of the nuclear waste dump owned by the former Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. in Apollo (later owned by Arco and Babock & Wilcox) was halted in late 2011 when the Corps found unexpected amounts of complex nuclear ...
Army Corps: Nuke cleanup now $350M up from $44MBusinessweek

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Japan Doesn't Know What to Do With Waste From Fukushima Nuclear Accident - Sputnik International

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:10am

Japan Doesn't Know What to Do With Waste From Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Sputnik International
MOSCOW, January 5 (Sputnik) — It remains unclear where much of the radioactive material recovered following the 2011 nuclear accident at Fukushima will be stored, as municipalities across Japan have voiced heavy opposition to the building of permanent ...

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Permanent radioactive waste disposal facing significant hurdles - The Japan Times

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:15am

Permanent radioactive waste disposal facing significant hurdles
The Japan Times
The facilities will house radioactive waste that exceeds 8,000 becquerels per kilogram. This includes incineration ash, sewage sludge, compost and paddy straw. As of the end of last September, the 12 prefectures had 152,236 tons of such waste ...

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Concludes the Sale of Logan County Coal and ... - Your Mining News (press release)

In The News... - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 7:43pm

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Concludes the Sale of Logan County Coal and ...
Your Mining News (press release)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its Logan County Coal assets in West Virginia to Coronado Coal II LLC, an affiliate of Coronado Coal LLC, for $174 million in cash and the assumption of certain ...

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Last load of Scottish nuclear waste arrives in Belgium - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 7:10pm

Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Last load of Scottish nuclear waste arrives in Belgium
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
A final load of nuclear waste from the experimental Dounreay power plant in Scotland has arrived in Belgium. It's the twenty-first such set of spent nuclear fuel and it arrived on Boxing Day, according to Belgium's nuclear regulator, FANC. A shipping ...

Last load of Scottish nuclear waste arrives in Belgium - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 7:05pm

Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Last load of Scottish nuclear waste arrives in Belgium
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
A final load of nuclear waste from the experimental Dounreay power plant in Scotland has arrived in Belgium. It's the twenty-first such set of spent nuclear fuel and it arrived on Boxing Day, according to Belgium's nuclear regulator, FANC. A shipping ...

Entergy Hits DOE With New Nuclear Waste Disposal Suit - Law360 (subscription)

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 8:41pm

Entergy Hits DOE With New Nuclear Waste Disposal Suit
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (January 02, 2015, 8:35 PM ET) -- Entergy Nuclear Generation Co. has filed a fresh lawsuit in its long-running dispute with the U.S. Department of Energy over nuclear waste disposal at a Massachusetts power station, telling the U.S. ...

Entergy Hits DOE With New Suit In Nuclear Waste Disposal Row - Law360 (subscription)

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 8:37pm

Cape Cod Today

Entergy Hits DOE With New Suit In Nuclear Waste Disposal Row
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (January 02, 2015, 8:35 PM ET) -- Entergy Nuclear Generation Co. has filed a fresh lawsuit in its long-running dispute with the U.S. Department of Energy over nuclear waste disposal at a Massachusetts power station, telling the U.S. ...
Pilgrim nuclear plant expands waste storage to concrete casksBoston Globe

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Pilgrim nuclear plant expands waste storage to concrete casks - Boston Globe

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 5:56pm

Pilgrim nuclear plant expands waste storage to concrete casks
Boston Globe
Cask storage is used at many nuclear plants around the country to deal with excess nuclear reactor waste. The casks, 18 feet tall and 11 feet wide, are designed to withstand a truck bomb or a tornado-borne projectile moving at 360 miles per hour, Burm ...

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Cyprium Mining Corporation Announces Private Placement of Units - Your Mining News (press release)

In The News... - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 5:18pm

Cyprium Mining Corporation Announces Private Placement of Units
Your Mining News (press release)
Cyprium Mining Corporation is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a private placement of US $303,000 of units (the "Units") at a price of US $1,000 per Unit (the "Offering"). Each Unit will be comprised of US $1,000 principal amount of ...

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San Gold Closes Second Tranche of Secured Loan - Your Metal News (press release)

In The News... - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 1:22pm

San Gold Closes Second Tranche of Secured Loan
Your Metal News (press release)
San Gold Corporation announced today that it has obtained a secured loan in the amount of US$900,000 from a fund managed by B Asset Manager LP (the "Lender"). This loan represents the second tranche of a two-part financing previously announced on ...

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Feds alter nuclear cleanup contract in Idaho - Washington Times

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 1:55pm

Feds alter nuclear cleanup contract in Idaho
Washington Times
Phil Batt, a Republican, the Department of Energy was required to remove all high-level waste and spent nuclear fuel from Idaho by 2035. The fear was that buried nuclear waste would seep into the huge Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that provides water to ...

Feds alter nuclear cleanup contract in Idaho - mySanAntonio.com

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 10:38am

Feds alter nuclear cleanup contract in Idaho
mySanAntonio.com
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has altered a proposed radioactive waste cleanup contract after potential bidders warned they could pull out of the process. The agency last week issued a new plan that eliminated language ...

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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Just Shut Down; US Still Has No System for ... - Newsweek

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 9:46am

Newsweek

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Just Shut Down; US Still Has No System for ...
Newsweek
The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant officially went offline Monday, halting the nuclear reaction process and beginning what could be a nearly 40-year process to fully decommission the plant. But what happens to all the plant's nuclear waste at the end of ...

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