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2013-10-03 23:19:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Casks - Global Market Size, Regional Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Casks - Global Market Size, Regional Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020 Summary This report focuses on the use of dry casks for the storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), and provides in-depth analysis of...

2011-07-01 13:10:07

After Fukushima, it is now imperative to redefine what makes a successful nuclear power program - from cradle to grave. If nuclear waste management is not thought out from the beginning, the public in many countries will reject nuclear power as an energy choice, according to research that appears today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE. According to Allison Macfarlane, associate professor of environmental science and policy at George Mason University, and a member of...

2009-10-15 14:11:00

RED WING, Minn., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community today called on President Barack Obama to follow the law and deliver on the federal government's decades-old mandate and promise to establish a permanent repository for the nation's commercial nuclear waste. The Tribe's urging comes after Congress approved the FY2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill which cuts funding for the proposed national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev., to record low...

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Faced with a White House veto threat, Congress this week is restoring a part of Yucca Mountain funding that had been cut from a major defense bill. A bill that passed the House on Tuesday authorizes $223 million as the Defense Department's share of the Nevada nuclear waste project in the coming year. The bill faces a final vote in the Senate. An earlier version had authorized $197.4 million in defense...

2008-07-16 09:10:00

WASHINGTON -- Turns out, it's going to cost taxpayers $32 billion more than first thought to open and operate the nation's first nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada. And Utah and Nevada members of Congress are using that news to try to kill that project and replace it with storing waste in dry casks at nuclear power plants that produce it. The Bush administration's latest calculation -- made public Tuesday -- is that the Yucca Mountain facility will cost more than $90 billion....

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.