Nuclear Waste

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Name: Nuclear Waste
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Underground storage radiation leak may have another cause

A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste storage site in New Mexico may have been caused by improper packaging.Investigators initially said a chemical reaction between nitrate salts and organic kitty litter, commonly used as an absorbent, caused ... [Published Power Engineering - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Where was he when R.I. got polluted?

Rhode Island's Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's fervent stance on environmental issues is why he was appointed chairman of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Senate Subcommittee. But Whitehouse's perceived reputation as an "environmental champion" is questionable. ... [Published TheDay.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Change to nuclear waste store search process welcomed by Allerdale leader

News that the public will have a greater say over hosting a repository in their area, is a step in the right direction, claims a councillor.Allerdale leader Alan Smith said he was pleased there was a much “stronger” commitment from the Government for ... [Published In-Cumbria - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear waste site needs monument

Dear editor,The federal government selected the Savannah River Site in South Carolina to be the world’s nuclear waste dump. To commemorate this honor, a statue similar to the statue of liberty ought to be erected at the entrance of the Savannah River ... [Published Columbia County News Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UK pays for nuclear dump volunteers

The British government’s search for a nice place to dump nuclear waste is now coming with hefty grants of free money.The waste could remain radioactive for 100,000 years.Communities are to be paid £1m a year for as long as five years just for initial ... [Published Algarve Daily News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Report says nuclear waste poses a minor risk

PLYMOUTH – Just as the Pilgrim nuclear power plant gets ready to transfer some of its spent nuclear fuel from wet pools to dry casks, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is weighing a draft report that concludes long-term storage of the spent fuel poses ... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Lead-lined glove tied to New Mexico radiation leak: lawmaker

(Reuters) - A radiation leak that indefinitely shut down a nuclear waste dump in New Mexico was likely caused by a container of radioactive materials improperly packaged with a lead-lined glove at Los Alamos National Laboratory, a state lawmaker said ... [Published Reuters: U.S. - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping | Energy Xtra

Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping |Energy Xtra ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Nuclear Waste
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Higgins warns of potential “mobile Chernobyl” in Western New York

Higgins warns of dangers of nuclear waste transportBUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Liquid nuclear waste could soon be transported over the Peace Bridge from Canada. Representative Brian Higgins addressed Congress Thursday calling the proposal a potential “mobile ... [Published WIVB - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Spent nuclear fuel: Reprocess or dispose?

The Japanese government's basic stance is to reprocess all spent nuclear fuel to extract plutonium and reuse it as fuel at nuclear power plants.A basic energy plan adopted in April upholds the nuclear fuel recycling policy. But, for the first time, the ... [Published NHK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 13 reports

Councils could be paid to consider storing nuclear waste

Friday, July 25th, 2014 ByThe plans follow a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), which will isolate radioactive waste underground. Waste is currently stored at temporary sites across the ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Clay Township supports efforts to halt proposed nuclear waste facility

On July 21 Clay Township officials passed a resolution in support of state measures to stop the construction of a Canadian nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron and strengthen Michigan’s protection of natural resources against radioactive waste, ... [Published Voice News - Jul 24 2014]

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The record of decision quoted in the court papers states that "if the project does not commence within five years … authorisation will lapse and the applicant will need to reapply."
...25 crore from the Indian Oil Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum on seven occasions in just one month between May 26 2014 and June 27. "At the same time, it should be noted that the Madras Atomic Power Station at Kalpakkam purchased just 15 lakh litres of diesel, which was worth Rs 15.46 lakh, in 18 months. The KKNPP is yet to disclose the reason behind using such a huge quantity of fuel, even though the information sought under the RTI" he said
"Ex-Im's continuing - and even increasing - connections with  Russian companies, many of them run by (Russian President Vladimir Putin's cronies, has got to stop and stop immediately"
"Once we assume that the behaviour is essentially liquid-like... we can come up with equations to predict how long it would take for solid glass to flow, even though we would never ever see it."

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Climate needs new support for nuclear power [Published ECF - 16 hours ago]
It’s time for Tony Abbott to dump secret nuclea... [Published Renew Economy - 18 hours ago]
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Energy observers disagree on backup for grid am... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 20 hours ago]
Nuclear waste site needs monument [Published Columbia County News Times - Jul 27 2014]
Heavy Chinese military build-up in Tibet: Sangay [Published Assam Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
UK pays for nuclear dump volunteers [Published Algarve Daily News - Jul 27 2014]
To infinity and beyond: quest for resources ent... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 27 2014]
Letter: Look closer at Sen. Whitehouse’s enviro... [Published Westerly Sun - Jul 27 2014]
Activists seek to gather political support [Published Times of India - Jul 26 2014]
Science is the new cleantech in the Valley but ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 26 2014]
US lawmaker urges halt to Ex-Im deals in Russia [Published DNA India - Jul 26 2014]
Report says nuclear waste poses a minor risk [Published Wicked Local Boston - Jul 26 2014]
Export-Import Bank in dispute in Congress [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 26 2014]
Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in s... [Published BBC - Jul 26 2014]
Lead-lined glove tied to New Mexico radiation l... [Published Reuters: U.S. - Jul 26 2014]
Lead-lined glove tied to New Mexico radiation l... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 26 2014]
Lead-lined glove tied to New Mexico radiation l... [Published Reuters: Environment - Jul 26 2014]
Judge Wernick heads into retirement after caree... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
New series ‘Manhattan’ to explore implications ... [Published WREG - Jul 26 2014]
NRC says long-term dry cask storage of spent fu... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 26 2014]
Reform, Not Ex-Im, Is the Key to American Nucle... [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 25 2014]
UK re-launches nuclear disposal plan [Published TCE Today - Jul 25 2014]
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Sing Me a Song of Hyperobjects: Starting over w... [Published 3quarksdaily - 18 hours ago]
by Bill Benzon Timothy Morton . Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. University of Minnesota Press 2013. 229 pp. This is a strange book, for it is three. There is the book that is easy to praise for its range of topics ...
Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping | En... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 25 2014]
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Atomic Insights Radar July 20-26 2014 [Published Atomic Insights - Jul 25 2014]
It’s been a busy week, but the following stories appeared on the Atomic Insights radar and are being tracked for additional information. President Obama has revealed the names of the people that he intends to submit to the Senate for confirmation as ...
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NEI Welcomes Suspension of $750 Million Nuclear... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 16 2014]
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