Radioactive Waste

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Step Back in Time: Aug. 1, 2014

25 years agoAug. 1, 1989ALBANY — Charging that the commission considering sites to build a low level radioactive waste facility in the state is unresponsive to citizen group concerns, a Chenango County organization blasted the panel at a meeting Monday ... [Published New York Daily Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Sebewaing police get OK to serve Unionville village

SEBEWAING — The Sebewaing Village Council recently approved a motion to help the Village of Unionville by sharing some of its part-time police roster with Unionville — at least on a temporary basis. Unionville will pay $15 an hour for the part-time officers. ... [Published Huron Daily Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

China facility to process nuclear waste

China has begun to build its first facility for disposal of highly radioactive liquid waste, using a technique that combines the liquid with glass to form a solid, the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on Friday.The techniques for disposing ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Britain's nuclear waste, a problem proving hard to bury

Now we need a hole big enough. Nuclear waste by Shutterstock. F.SchmidtA proposal for radioactive waste to appear at a burial site nearby, would be likely to fill the great majority of the UK population with thoughts of danger, cancer – and falling house ... [Published Conversation UK - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Radioactive waste fears if Qld mines open

QUEENSLAND could be dotted with hidden deposits of low level radioactive waste if uranium was once again mined in the state, environmentalists have warned.THE Newman coalition government has announced it's ready to accept applications for uranium mining ... [Published Cairns Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

UK unveils new programme to develop underground nuclear waste repository

On July 24 the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) published a new white paper,  Implementing Geological Disposal , updating its policy for the long-term management of higher level radioactive wastes, including details of how it intends to ... [Published HazardEx - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Federal board finds safety errors in SRS drill

Savannah River Site’s primary contractor has received another negative safety report from a federal nuclear facilities safety oversight board.Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the management and operations contractor, failed to meet safety requirements ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Court orders Chem-Nuclear to improve protection at Barnwell site

COLUMBIA -- The S.C. Court of Appeals is ordering Chem-Nuclear to better protect the groundwater from contamination at theBarnwell's low-level radioactive waste disposal site.Under the order, the site operator and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental ... [Published Bluffton Today - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Planning Act 2008 to be extended to radioactive waste disposal

This entry reports on the proposed extension of the Planning Act 2008 regime to a geological disposal facility for radioactive waste.This week the government produced a White Paper (i.e. a statement of proposed legislation) on the long-term disposal of ... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

A first for Sellafield safety protection employees

A group of Sellafield employees has celebrated being the first in the UK to graduate with a foundation degree in radiation protection.Over the last three years, the students have been studying for their degrees at the University of Cumbria (UoC) Energus ... [Published Plant Engineer Org - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

News story: Committee on Radioactive Waste Management Visit Dounreay

Under the Committee’s terms of reference, it is responsible for scrutinising and providing advice to Scottish government ministers on their programme for managing higher activity radioactive waste in Scotland.At the site the Committee received a number ... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste

McClatchy Monday 28th July, 2014ARNEGARD, N.D. - Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill. The trucks drive ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 28 2014]

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...  The subsidiary said in a statement that it "has invested more than $100 million in site improvements to date" and noted that Missouri Department of Natural Resources has documented a reduction in the odor problem
"This is a sham," said Otselic town SupervisorSupervisor Stephen Wrightington. "This is not a public meeting. I was asked by (commission spokeswoman Susan) Baranski, at a meeting some months ago, to ‘be quiet and sit down.’ Is that meaningful public participation?"
"This is the worst time imaginable on a strictly economic basis to be giving the green light" he said
...is politically significant because the UKUK government's policy is not to give development consent for new nuclear power stations before it is "satisfied that effective arrangements exist or will exist to manage and dispose of the waste they will produce."

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New long-term plan to safely dispose of radioac... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 31 2014]
New long-term plan to safely dispose of radioactive waste gov.ukToday the Government launched a new long-term plan to deal permanently with the country’s https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-long-term-plan-to-safely-dispose-of-radioactive-waste ...
Monday Science and Fukushima Update [Published Firedoglake - Jul 29 2014]
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The U.K. government has published a white paper concerning the long-term management of the country's radioactive waste.  - More -  ...
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