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Nuclear Waste Pollution is an Existential Risk that Threatens Global Health - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:05am

Nuclear Waste Pollution is an Existential Risk that Threatens Global Health
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Deadly environmental pollution has become an existential risk that threatens the prospect for the long-term survival of our species and a great many others. Here we will focus on the nuclear waste aspect of the problem and ways to mitigate it before ...

Feds Spend Over $700 Million On A Radioactive Waste Plant That Doesn't Work - Daily Caller

Nuclear Waste - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 12:13am

Daily Caller

Feds Spend Over $700 Million On A Radioactive Waste Plant That Doesn't Work
Daily Caller
The Department of Energy spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on a radioactive waste treatment plant that ended up breaking down because federal officials didn't bother to properly test the facility before construction was completed ...

Congressman: San Onofre should have a say in 'consent' nuclear waste disposal - OCRegister

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:51pm

OCRegister

Congressman: San Onofre should have a say in 'consent' nuclear waste disposal
OCRegister
“Positioned near an active fault line, sandwiched between the heavily-trafficked I-5 Freeway and the Pacific Ocean, and bordering the densely-populated Orange and San Diego Counties, the storage of more than 3.6 million pounds of high-level nuclear ...

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Business in Clarington is booming - durhamregion.com

In The News... - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:04pm

Business in Clarington is booming
durhamregion.com
These projects include: phase two of the 407 east extension, refurbishment of the Darlington nuclear plant beginning in the fall, and the Port Granby cleanup of historic low-level radioactive waste found in Clarington and Port Hope. Just these three ...

'Deadly' Chernobyl and Fukushima radioactive waste found on UK BEACH after being leaked from nuclear disasters - Mirror.co.uk

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:58pm

Mirror.co.uk

'Deadly' Chernobyl and Fukushima radioactive waste found on UK BEACH after being leaked from nuclear disasters
Mirror.co.uk
Potentially-deadly radioactive waste that leaked from nuclear disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima has been found on a beach in the UK. Traces of Strontium-90 were discovered during routine monitoring of the shore at Aldeburgh in Suffolk - three miles ...

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Traces of deadly RADIOACTIVE WASTE found on UK BEACH after being leaked from nuclear disasters - Mirror.co.uk

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:33pm

Mirror.co.uk

Traces of deadly RADIOACTIVE WASTE found on UK BEACH after being leaked from nuclear disasters
Mirror.co.uk
Potentially-deadly radioactive waste that leaked from nuclear disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima has been found on a beach in the UK. Traces of Strontium-90 were discovered during routine monitoring of the shore at Aldeburgh in Suffolk - three miles ...

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Europe faces €253bn nuclear waste bill - The Guardian

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 1:05pm

The Guardian

Europe faces €253bn nuclear waste bill
The Guardian
Europe is facing a €253bn bill for nuclear waste management and plant decommissioning which outstrips available funds by €120bn, according to a major stock-take of the industry by the European commission. The sum breaks down into €123bn for the ...

Meeting to address storage of spent nuclear waste - Wiscasset Newspaper

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:40pm

Wiscasset Newspaper

Meeting to address storage of spent nuclear waste
Wiscasset Newspaper
The nuclear waste stored at the former Maine Yankee nuclear power plant on Bailey Point, Wiscasset won't be going anywhere soon, although the Department of Energy (DOE) is showing a renewed interest in finding a permanent storage site. The DOE and ...

US plea: don't dump Dounreay's nuclear waste here - The Ferret (registration)

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:36am

The Ferret (registration)

US plea: don't dump Dounreay's nuclear waste here
The Ferret (registration)
A north American environmental group is pleading for the UK not to dump Dounreay's toxic nuclear waste in the US. The plea follows a surprise announcement by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, at a nuclear summit in Washington last week that 700 ...
UK-US nuclear waste deal to 'help in cancer fight'BBC News
UK sends nuclear waste to US in exchange for cancer-fighting isotopesRT
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