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America's $13bn Hanford nuclear waste scheme hit by second whistleblower case - Global Construction Review

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:06am

Global Construction Review

America's $13bn Hanford nuclear waste scheme hit by second whistleblower case
Global Construction Review
The troubled scheme to construct a $13bn storage and vitrification facility in Washington State for America's numerous nuclear waste dumps is now facing another whistleblower case. On 7 November a US appeals court reinstated a lawsuit filed by an ...

Panel Dismisses Contentions Over Nuclear Waste Storage At Indian Point - WAMC

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:49pm

WAMC

Panel Dismisses Contentions Over Nuclear Waste Storage At Indian Point
WAMC
Judges for the Indian Point license renewal hearing have dismissed challenges from two environmental groups and the state. Those challenges have to do with storing nuclear waste. The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel has dismissed contentions ...

Sunken Soviet Submarines Threaten Nuclear Catastrophe in Russia's Arctic - The Moscow Times

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:22pm

The Moscow Times

Sunken Soviet Submarines Threaten Nuclear Catastrophe in Russia's Arctic
The Moscow Times
Dr. Nils Bohmer, the managing director of the Bellona Foundation — a prominent Norwegian environmental NGO that works Arctic nuclear waste issues — explains this discrepancy by the fact that the Soviet navy experienced significantly more nuclear ...

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GAO: Nuclear Waste Issue Requires Public Buy-in - Roll Call (blog)

Nuclear Waste - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:15am

GAO: Nuclear Waste Issue Requires Public Buy-in
Roll Call (blog)
In response to a request from House Republicans, the Government Accountability Office looked into the challenges of the Energy Department's handling of spent nuclear fuel – which without a central or interim waste storage facilities has been piling up ...
Letters: Midterms might clear path for nuclear waste disposalOCRegister
Nuclear optionWorcester Telegram

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Stop the surveys, start the cleanup in Port Hope: resident - Northumberland News

In The News... - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:39am

Stop the surveys, start the cleanup in Port Hope: resident
Northumberland News
The money spent over many years could have removed all the soil in Port Hope, flattened the landscape to a prairie province and rebuilt the town in its former glory, prior to the introduction of the nuclear age. This whole programme stinks royally ...

Austria could block Czech nuclear waste site - The Local Austria

Nuclear Waste - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:21am

The Local Austria

Austria could block Czech nuclear waste site
The Local Austria
The Czech Environment Ministry announced in October that it has green-lit geological research at seven locations and will assess their suitability for the construction of a deep repository for the disposal of radioactive waste. The construction of the ...
Daily news summaryRadio Prague

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Councillor Peabody Opposes Storing Nuclear Waste in Brockton - BlackburnNews.com

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:13am

BlackburnNews.com

Councillor Peabody Opposes Storing Nuclear Waste in Brockton
BlackburnNews.com
The only re-elected councillor in Brockton hopes to end the thought of a possible deep geologic repository in the municipality. Chris Peabody is against hosting a storage site of nuclear waste. Getting Brockton off the list of possible sites for the ...

Talks on nuclear waste storage at Chapelcross - Scottish Daily Record

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:57am

Scottish Daily Record

Talks on nuclear waste storage at Chapelcross
Scottish Daily Record
The MoD is understood to have 18 former Royal Naval nuclear submarines currently stored afloat in Devonport and Rosyth. They can only be completely dismantled once the reactor components, which are categorised as radioactive waste, have been ...

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