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How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage - Yahoo News

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:53am

Yahoo News

How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage
Yahoo News
Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their home into a nuclear waste storage site. (AP Photo/Shizuo ...
Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issueTimes of India

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Burn Not Bury Nuclear Waste - Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:06am

Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

Burn Not Bury Nuclear Waste
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
He says these reactors would burn the nuclear waste to create more usuable energy. Gibbons says more importantly, the waste from a fast neutron reactor would be radioactive for only 300-years instead of the hundreds of thousands of years the current ...

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue - Times of India

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:02am

Times of India

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue
Times of India
The answer to that problem may lie in the Horonobe Underground Research Center, which has been collecting geological data to determine if and how radioactive waste can be stored safely for as long as 100,000 years in a country that is susceptible to ...
Underground lab tackles trouble-plagued nuclear waste issueThe Japan Times

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Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue - Yahoo News

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:23am

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue
Yahoo News
Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their neighborhood into a nuclear waste storage site. "I'm worried ...

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Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue - Salon

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:19am

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue
Salon
Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their neighborhood into a nuclear waste storage site. “I'm worried ...

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Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue - Businessweek

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:11am

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue
Businessweek
Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their neighborhood into a nuclear waste storage site. "I'm worried ...

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Photos: Disposal of nuclear waste of retired PLA submarine - ecns

Nuclear Waste - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:51am

ecns

Photos: Disposal of nuclear waste of retired PLA submarine
ecns
Scientists have worked out detailed plans for dismantling facilities, the disposal of nuclear waste and other key issues. China is now the second country in the world to have disposed retired nuclear submarines safely. China's first nuclear-powered ...

Taking in German waste is the latest federal task for the Savannah River Site - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:05pm

Taking in German waste is the latest federal task for the Savannah River Site
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Too much high-level nuclear waste is already being stockpiled at the Savannah River Site, an ecologically sensitive location that wasn't designed for long-term storage of the dangerous material. So the last thing we should be doing is importing more ...

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Australia Has Nowhere to Put Its Shipment of French Nuclear Waste - VICE News

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:10am

Australia Has Nowhere to Put Its Shipment of French Nuclear Waste
VICE News
In the second half of next year France will be sending nuclear waste to Australia for permanent storage. The waste comes from uranium and plutonium exported to France between 1999 and 2004 to run its nuclear power plants. It's coming home because of an ...

Letter: SC needs to speak up on nuclear waste - Greenville News

Nuclear Waste - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:12am

Barron's

Letter: SC needs to speak up on nuclear waste
Greenville News
Recently Fox News reported the Obama administration was transferring $37 billion to the Department of Energy to be used to determine a new national site for a nuclear waste repository. This is the balance of the over $55 billion collected from nuclear ...
Why Nuclear Waste Keeps Piling Up: Radioactive PoliticsBarron's
Nation's nuclear dumpSpartanburg Herald Journal

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S. Korea completes construction of first nuclear waste repository - GlobalPost

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 11:06pm

S. Korea completes construction of first nuclear waste repository
GlobalPost
GYEONGJU, South Korea, July 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's first facility dedicated solely to storing radioactive waste will soon go into full operation, the facility's state-run operators said Sunday, a small but meaningful step for the country toward ...

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S. Korea completes construction of first nuclear waste repository - Yonhap News

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:13pm

S. Korea completes construction of first nuclear waste repository
Yonhap News
GYEONGJU, South Korea, July 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's first facility dedicated solely to storing radioactive waste will soon go into full operation, the facility's state-run operators said Sunday, a small but meaningful step for the country toward ...

Off shore nuclear waste dump sites hit by 3 earthquakes off the coast of Japan - OpEdNews

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 1:51pm

Off shore nuclear waste dump sites hit by 3 earthquakes off the coast of Japan
OpEdNews
These Earthquakes are the after shocks from the great earthquake that caused the nuclear meltdowns in 2011. The aftershocks during 2011 were counted in the hundreds and a little known fact was that many of the sea-based earthquakes hit the waste ...

Sellafield's oldest nuclear waste being 'repackaged' - BBC News

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:41am

BBC News

Sellafield's oldest nuclear waste being 'repackaged'
BBC News
Decades-old nuclear waste is being moved from the world's largest open air nuclear storage pond at Sellafield and "repackaged". The Pile Fuel Storage Pond (PFSP), built between 1948 and 1952 to store fuel from the Windscale pile reactors, is being ...

Why Nuclear Waste Keeps Piling Up: Radioactive Politics - Barron's

Nuclear Waste - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 1:39am

Why Nuclear Waste Keeps Piling Up: Radioactive Politics
Barron's
President Barack Obama initiated his streak of ignoring laws that don't suit him in 2010, when he cut off federal funding for a congressionally mandated nuclear-waste repository 1,000 feet beneath Yucca Mountain, a desert site 90 miles north of Las Vegas.

SRS aiding Germany on nuke waste study - Greenville News

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:08pm

MyrtleBeachOnline.com

SRS aiding Germany on nuke waste study
Greenville News
Germany's plan to ship highly radioactive atomic waste to South Carolina is getting help from scientists at the Savannah River Site nuclear weapons complex as skepticism about the proposal grows in the Palmetto State. During a meeting Thursday in ...
Energy Department officials discuss proposal to send German nuclear waste to ...The Republic
Germany paying SRS researchers to see how site could handle German wasteAiken Standard

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Photos: Disposal of nuclear waste of retired PLA submarine - People's Daily Online

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:51pm

Photos: Disposal of nuclear waste of retired PLA submarine
People's Daily Online
Scientists have worked out detailed plans for dismantling facilities, the disposal of nuclear waste and other key issues. China is now the second country in the world to have disposed retired nuclear submarines safely. China's first nuclear-powered ...

Huron Kinloss Residents Told To Join Nuclear Waste Discussion - BlackburnNews.com

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:58am

Huron Kinloss Residents Told To Join Nuclear Waste Discussion
BlackburnNews.com
An environmental activist with the group Northwatch was the guest speaker at the Huron-Kinloss Nuclear Waste Community Advisory Committee meeting last night. Brennain Lloyd told a small group in Ripley that members of the Huron-Kinloss committee are ...

Energy Department officials discuss proposal to send German nuclear waste to ... - The Republic

Nuclear Waste - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:40am

The State

Energy Department officials discuss proposal to send German nuclear waste to ...
The Republic
COLUMBIA, South Carolina — U.S. Energy Department officials say the German government is paying researchers at the Savannah River Site near Aiken to study how to handle waste that might be sent to South Carolina. The research is focused on how to ...
Scrutiny intensifies over German nuke waste shipments to SCThe State
Germany paying SRS researchers to see how site could handle German wasteAiken Standard

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